Kiersi Coleman

Oregon Health & Science University UCEDD
Institute on Development & Disability
Oregon Health & Science University
707 SW Gaines St.
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-418-1061
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: June 06, 2019


Specialty Resource Contacts: Self Advocate
Community Member
Community Outreach and Advocacy
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Lifespan Transition Clinic
Discipline(s): Person with a disability or special health care need
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Community Advocacy
Education: Sexual Health and Health Relationships


Kiersi Coleman is a young woman who experiences Cerebral Palsy She has been working and volunteering for the UCEDD for 4 years. Kiersi is a student who will be finishing her Associates at Portland Community College. Kiersi will pursue her Bachelors and Masters of Social Work at Portland State University. During her time at PCC (Portland Community College) she has been a student leader for 3 years. She was a Student Leader at The PCC Multicultural Center and also a Student Educator at the Illumination Project both projects promoting equality on campus for students. Kiersi previously lived in an adult foster care home and is strong advocate for community living and community integration for people with disabilities as well as implementation of universal design within society. Kiersi Lives in Independent living with her cat Rowena. She loves exploring Portland.