Rosemary Anderson High School - POIC

Portland, Oregon

Joe McFerrin, CEO of Rosemary Anderson High School/POIC

Rosemary Anderson High School/POIC

(Currently on hiatus)

Program Length: Academic year

Partnership History: 8 years

Age group: 9th-12th grades

Health Leadership Project: MIKE Program youth hosted a school-wide health fair, which included physical activities, a health clinic and a healthy lunch.
Community Reach: 150+

School Details: MIKE Program partnered with Rosemary Anderson High School/POIC (RAHS), an alternative high school in North Portland, as the first period core class. RAHS serves some of Portland’s most vulnerable youth: 95% are living below the poverty line, 85% are previous high school dropouts, and 65% are living in conditions outside their families. RAHS’ demographics includes 52% African American, 2% Asian and Pacific Islander, 14% Caucasian, and 32% Hispanic and Latino.