Refugee and Immigrant Hospitality Outreach (RIHO) facilitates social connections and access to services for refugees and immigrants. We bring American volunteers and newcomers together through social and educational activities with a goal of making friends and building community, and partner with different organizations to assist the adjustment to a new life here.

Adult English Classes

With Refugee and Immigrant Hospitality Outreach(RIHO).

Child-watch available for adults taking the class. 

Mondays from 10am-11:30am

On Wednedays there is also english classes and homework club for children k-12. Child-watch available for adults taking the class. 

Wednesday from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Bake Sales

RIHO hosts quarterly bake sales where delicious treats from Middle Eastern refugee bakers can be purchased.


International Potlucks

RIHO hosts bi-monthly potluck dinners to celebrate the diverse cultures in our neighborhood.  


If you love to make new friends from other cultures, RIHO at Rosewood has a  place for you!  Our volunteer opportunities include assisting adult English learners, engaging children in activities while their parents learn English, and helping out with events like international potluck dinners and bake sales.  All our activities are structured to help participants get to know each other and build community. Email us at riho@rosewoodinitiative.org and we'll help you get connected!


16126 SE Stark St.

Portland OR, 97233

Contact Nancy Molina at:


(503) 208-2562