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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

CAWS, subcontractors, and members of the Diversity in Workforce Construction Committee are sponsoring a Construction outreach event to connect a qualified pre-screened pool of diverse craft worker candidates with subcontractors that are working on projects in the near term and have a desire for a diverse workforce.
The Goal of the event is to introduce, connect, and promote the hiring of women, veterans, and minority apprentices and pre-apprentice candidates with viable and likely employers.
Interested contractors are encouraged to contact John Gardner at (503)-478-7354 or Kevin Cady with Hoffman Construction at 503-221-8941 for more information.
The CAWS Construction Network Outreach Event will take place on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. And will be held at Mercy Corps Headquarters located at 45 SW Ankeny, Portland, OR 97204. For more information about CAWS, visit www.caws-pdx.org.

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