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Yohlunda Mosley Named PSU’s New Assistant VP for Enrollment

New Assistant VP for Enrollment gets started at PSU on March 19 ...

Portland Parks & Recreation Celebrates Refugees & Immigrants March 16

Event takes place at East Portland Community Center ...

Rental Services Listening Session

Help shape Portland's rental housing policy ...

Oregon Historical Society Announces March Calendar of Events

Events include Latinas in Oregon History, Untold Stories of the Civil Rights Movement ...

Main Street Alliance of Oregon Hosts Small Business Candidate Forum

City council candidates discuss plans for small business community ...



Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...

The Rise of the New Congolese Resistance

Protesters calling for free and fair elections have been met with violence by the Kabila government ...

The Student Loan Debt Crisis is a Civil Rights Issue

For Black students, the increased risk of defaulting on student loans is the direct result of inequities in financial resources ...



The Skanner Minority Business Enterprise Edition
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Click here to read our annual MBE Special Edition online, featuring commentaries, feature stories and advice on business startups, taking out loans, and future trends.
Also look for our book page listing titles you may want to pick up to learn even more about how to succeed in the business world.

Coming up, the Business Diversity Institute hosts its annual Minority Enterprise Development Week conference at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, on Oct. 2, 7, and 9. The conference has become a highly anticipated event celebrating the accomplishments of small minority-owned businesses and diversity practitioners who have demonstrated measurable growth and/or introduced innovations in the Oregon/ Southwest Washington community.

For more information about 2014 MED Week, visit www.bdiweb.org/about-med-week.php or to purchase tickets go to www.2014medweek.eventbrite.com

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