The Skanner News Update July 12, 2012
July 12, 2012
Get Ready will be a free workshop dealing with Health, Job Employment, Law and Crime Prevention. Get Ready is a community-wide event to help residents displaced from inner North and Northeast Portland be prepared for any crisis. Saturday August 4th, Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave For all the information click here
Over 500 Said Farewell to Harold Williams Sr.
A huge crowd came to the celebration of his life held on Thursday, July 12, at Portland Community College’s Cascade campus. To read about his life click here
New Movement Emerges to Beat Down Mugshot 'Racket'
News reports from the past year show that, at least in some cases, the 'reputation restorers' are in cahoots with the mugshot websites … to read the story click here
Midland Library Debuts Summer ‘Black Storytime’ Program
Free weekly event helps build early literacy skills all children need to be ready for kindergarten… for all the details click here
Black Suffragist will be Celebrated July 21 at Lone Fir Cemetery
Genealogist finds story of slavery, church, politics, miracle cures and a homicide … For all the information click here
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Portland Police Bureau is hiring new officers. Earn Great Pay & Benefits while serving your community. Test Preparation Workshops: Sat. 7/14, 10-11:30a.m. at 1552 N Killingsworth and Thurs. 7/19 , 6-7:30p.m. at Midland Library.
To RSVP or for more info on test dates:
Deanna.Wesson-Mitchell@portlandoregon.gov www.facebook.com/joinpdxpolice www.joinportlandpolice.com