Open Position: Executive Director

Independent Publishing Resource Center Executive Director Position Description Current Need The Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC), in Portland, Oregon, seeks an Executive Director to take on the role in January / February 2018. The person in this full-time exempt position reports to the all-volunteer Board of Directors, and serves as manager to a staff of […]


Donate Just About Anything

NEW! Donate just about anything to fund the Independent Publishing Resource Center, with the help of Mighty Good Things. Your donation will be processed in partnership with the Mighty Good Things Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit.

Announcing New Letterpress Studio Manager

  Please join us in welcoming John Akira Harrold to the IPRC Staff as Letterpress Studio Manager! John Akira Harrold is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and organizer who is interested in connecting people – both artist and non – with the resources they need to develop artistically. Before joining the IPRC John had a career […]

New Hours in New Building, starting July 17th

We’re in our new location, 1305 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd! Beginning July 17 – the IPRC Book Binding Studio and Desktop Publishing/Computer Lab will be 12pm-6pm Mon-Fri. Expanded hours, including weekends, begin in August. Beginning July 31 – Letterpress Studio and Screen Printing Studio open hours begin, check back for details. September 9 […]

Open Position: Letterpress Studio Manager

The Independent Publishing Resource Center is currently seeking a Letterpress Studio Manager. The Studio Manager‐Letterpress works collaboratively as part of the Studio Management team in developing and managing the studio, IPRC volunteers, and educational outreach efforts on behalf of the center. About the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC): Since its inception in 1998 the center […]

Open Position: Certificate Program Prose Instructor

The IPRC is currently seeking applications for a Prose Instructor in the Certificate Program. Qualified applicants will have experience teaching fiction and nonfiction creative writing workshops. An MFA or graduate degree in creative writing is preferred, but not required with equivalent or similar experience teaching in an educational or community setting. Job responsibilities to include: […]

The IPRC Has Found a New Home!

  Greetings IPRC Community! It is with great pleasure that we announce that the IPRC has found and secured a new home in the historic Gardeners and Ranchers building at 1305 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. We are thrilled that this timely move will enable us to continue fulfilling our mission of providing access […]

Message from the Interim Director

Update on the IPRC’s 2017 Transition: Due to circumstances affecting most of the city, the IPRC has been propelled into a state of change. We are doing the work, putting forth the effort to embrace change and make a better future for our community and our organization. In the months to come we will be […]


Episode 14 – Those Who Act

Voices of people taking positive action followed by an interview with activist Kathryn Stevens. Below are links to some of the organizations mentioned in the episode: Be The Millers Emergency Houseless Resource Drive Portland’s Resistance Boots on the Ground Backpacks of Hope Hazelnut Grove Music in this episode by Robert Maciel, Kickball and Sielaff / […]

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