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NEWS BRIEFS

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

'Eclipse Hate' Rally in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Portland’s Resistance to hold peaceful rally and march Aug. 18 ...

Celebrate Literacy at N. Portland Library’s Children’s Book Fair

Book fair runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 ...

Rachel Solotaroff, M.D., Named President & CEO for Central City Concern

Solotaroff steps into new role at the end of September, following Ed Blackburn's retirement ...

Self Enhancement, Inc. Brings the Dazz Band to a Free Community Festival

The Homecoming will celebrate community while striving to bring together displaced African-Americans in Northeast Portland ...

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OPINION

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

High-Prescription Drug Prices Hurt the Black Community

Congressional Black Caucus member Rep. Elijah E. Cummings advocates for “The Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Act,” a bill that...

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Black Lives Matter Memorial Garden Encourages Health and Healing

A local gardener is commemorating lives lost and cultivating healing in Portsmouth Community Garden… Read the story


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Summerworks Trains Work-Ready Youth

About 750 local young people will gain work experience, financial literacy and a professional network this year through Summerworks… Read more


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Marylhurst Grad Reflects on Rough Background, Looks to Future

Brandon Hoggans speaks to The Skanner about his past and his plans to help those who have experienced incarceration… Read the interview


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Obama Takes Aim at Segregation with Stronger Urban Housing Regulations

New regulations promote integration in historically segregated neighborhoods… Read the whole story


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening July 10, 2015

Kam reviews Minions, The Breakup Girl, Do I Sound Gay?, Tango Negro and more… Read reviews and watch trailers


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