Ruth Ann Barrett is a resident of Old Town Chinatown in Portland, Oregon. This site is used to publish her blog, Ripples, and to sponsor film screenings for TouchPoint Productions' Called from Darkness documentary series addressing addiction, recovery and homelessness. The series is published here by EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability.
Visit pdxdowntowner.com for an overview of past positions promoted by Ms. Barrett and her work here in the neighborhood, Portland's Caring Community.
EarthSayers.tv is the sponsor of this site and contributions made to EarthSayers help pay for hosting services for projects to include Called From Darkness community film screenings and frontdoorpdx.com.