Diaspora Coffee & Chai Co.
We are so pleased to offer Desi-Chai, a product of Diaspora Coffee & Chai Co. Made fresh right here in Portland, the founder and owner personally delivers to our store every week. Not only do they have an incredible vegan product, their mission as a company is one that we aspire to at Eastside.
From their website: “Our mission is to empower refugees and immigrants who are starting a new life here in Portland, Oregon. It is a real struggle to secure a job without having prior work experience, let alone a lack of language. Our purpose is to bridge that gap…we will provide 3 to 6 months of in-depth job skills and English training, while creating a positive environment for cultural integration for our aspirant candidates. Through networking and partnerships with local cafes and restaurants our employees will then be placed in jobs throughout the city.”
If we are successful, then companies like Diaspora are successful in their mission. You can try their incredible chai at Eastside, you won't regret it!