"PUGS has reawakened my dormant desire to LEARN." - Sara Guest

"PUGS offers courses that I've never seen anywhere else - thought-provoking, creative, unique, innovative and really inspirational." - Melea Seward

""PUGS classes just feel different - it's a mix of learning and community building like nothing I've experienced. I've learned as much from my classmates as I have from my teachers." - Betty Brickson

"It's more accessible for learning than traditional school or learning spaces." - Justin Buri

"PUGS has allowed me to stimulate my mind outside of its usual confines. I have learned so much and more important, spent more time thinking about my world in new ways." - Will Fain

"Comfort, community, great caring people, insight, education" - Judy Laddon

"PUGS has given me community, change within myself, opening new doors, rethinking my past education, friendships and complexity." - Jen Azlant

"What value! Exposure to new ideas, opportunities to think about how to be a better Portlander, exposure to the wisdom and activism that is alive in Portland!" - Lindsay Burnette

"It's been so helpful in organizing next steps in my life." - Beth Schechter

"I value the open discussion with people who have had various experiences, ideas, and approaches to interacting with the world." - Mark Chen