We are a nonprofit organization that supports the Mandarin Immersion Program at the Portland Public Schools of Woodstock Elementary School, Hosford Middle School and Cleveland High School.


我们支持普通话沉浸课程在波特兰公立学校 Woodstock 小学, Hosford 中学和, Cleveland 高中一个非盈利性组织.

  • Mandarin Chinese Learning

    Begins with much practice writing Chinese characters!

  • Shu Ren Supports...

    cross-cultural awareness.

  • Shu Ren Works

    with Portland Public Schools to support Mandarin Language Learning.

  • Our Mission includes

    supporting Chinese cultural knowledge for all students in our 3 schools.

  • Hosford Middle School

    is the Mandarin Immersion Program Middle School.

  • Woodstock Elementary

    is the Mandarin Immersion Program Elementary School.

  • We Support

    a multifaceted approach to learning.

  • Woodstock Mural

    shows a garden of Chinese and American children playing together.

  • Our Community

    as a child's drawing highlights our focus on multi-cultural learning.

  • Homework Help

    is one of the support functions of Shu Ren.

  • Cleveland High School

    is the Mandarin Immersion High School supported by Shu Ren.

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Plus! Your subscription will continue to benefit our fundraiser year after year as long as we continue to fundraise with Chinook Book. 


Tap here from your phone to purchase your Chinook Book mobile app subscription and benefit our fundraiser.

Don’t have email on your phone? Don’t worry! Just go to chinookbookmobile.com to download the app. Go to the "Purchase Full Access" screen on the "More" menu to pay for your subscription and enter the Partner ID “shurenofportland” to have your purchase benefit the fundraiser.

Don’t Wait! Purchase a subscription by October 15th and Chinook Book will contribute a full 60% of the subscription fee toward our fundraising goal.Thanks in advance for your support!P.S. If you would prefer to purchase a print book or app gift card you can purchase online through the SHOP link on the Shu Ren website - shurenofportland.org or at the table in the front lobby at Woodstock Elementary on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in September. 

Thanks for supporting our fundraiser!

If you would prefer to purchase a print book or app gift card you can purchase online through the SHOP link on our website or at the table in the front lobby at Woodstock Elementary on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in September. Thanks for supporting our fundraiser!

All are welcome at these Mandarin Language Workshops! These are introductory classes offered in English on the basics of Mandarin spoken and written language. In the second workshop we'll also look at helpful apps for Mandarin learners. If you are a Mandarin or Cantonese speaker, please let us know what workshops you would like as we will offer several workshops this year. Just email me back with your ideas.

All workshops are at Woodstock Elementary.

Sign up for workshops here.

Weds. Oct. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Mandarin Language Part 1 
Thurs. Oct. 12 from 8 to 9 am
Mandarin Language Part 1 

Weds. Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Mandarin Language Part 2 --includes apps discussion
Thurs. Oct. 19 from 8 to 9 amMandarin Language Part 2 --includes apps discussion




时间表: 10月11日下午6:30至7:30,普通话第1部分

10月18日下午6:30至7:30,普通话第2部分 - 包括应用程式讨论
10月19日上午8时至9时,普通话第2部分 - 包括应用程式讨论


A Parent's Guide to Mandarin Immersion

Shu Ren parents and caregivers have found this book so helpful in the challenging early years of helping their students with the challenging task of learning Mandarin Chinese, that we are now offering it to you! $6 of the price goes to Shu Ren of Portland. 

A Parent’s Guide covers:


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