New Columbia Campus

New Columbia Campus

The RAHS New Columbia campus opened in 2015 to the community of people living in New Columbia and Portsmouth area.  Since then, the NC campus has expanded its boundaries and enrollment to any student in North Portland. As one of our fastest growing campuses,  NC is enrolling new students every week and expanding its presence in the community.


Erica Briggs

Erica Briggs - Director of Education | Principal

Erica A. Briggs earned her BA in Communications with a minor in Ethnic Studies at Mills College in Oakland, California. She received a Master’s from Cornell University in Africana Studies for her research on the social construction of race in America. She went on to complete the core curriculum in School Counseling in the Department of Education at the University of Florida. She started her professional career in higher education serving in various roles as an advocate for students of color. She taught English Composition, Creative Writing, and Theater in the Black Studies Department at California State University, Long Beach. She also taught English in South Korea. Prior to joining POIC + RAHS she was the Director for Educational Strategy at Metanoia in North Charleston, South Carolina. She is the proud mother of three. Her oldest daughter is a college graduate and lives in California. Her second daughter is in middle school and her adopted son is in preschool.

Quote: You are greater than your circumstance. Your circumstance is temporary. You are eternal. – H’vn Lee Skyes

Campus Location

  • New Columbia Campus
  • 4610 N. Trenton
  • Portland, Oregon 97203
  • 503.797.7222