The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

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      Our mission is to develop services and strategies that mitigate the needs of disadvantaged single parents and their children by providing employment, education, and emergency support services, and thereby, reduce racism and discrimination.

      The Brooks Foundation takes a leadership role in building the strength of our community through assistance, education and employment. The members of the Brooks Foundation are all leaders in the greater Portland community, working for change and betterment for our minority population.

      Board of Directors

      Samuel Brooks
      Margaret Brooks
      Simone Brooks
      Marion Brooks
      Maxine Fitzpatrick
      Janet Gillespie
      Katherine Guenther
      Jorge Guerra
      Modena Perry