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County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...

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 ...



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 ...



By The Skanner News

About 40 women and minority business owners gathered at the offices of the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs last week to hear TriMet Executive Director Fred Hansen, right, and Senior Director of Diversity and Transit Equity Bruce Watts (not pictured) discuss TriMet's plans to include women- and minority-owned subcontractors in its upcoming MAX light rail expansion projects. For more information, visit www.trimet.org.

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WSDOT SR 520 Montlake Phase

Portland Deltas Women of Excellence