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NEWS BRIEFS

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

August Wilson Monologue Competition Takes Place Feb. 26

Standby tickets are still available for event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

COCL & COAB

The City of Portland has asked the COCL to share the below information with the public, regarding a community forum next Monday evening, and a Questionnaire to Assess COAB Structure, Duties, Goals. This information is posted at COCL-COAB.org
 
 
COMMUNITY FORUM
Please join the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police reform and the City of Portland for a Community Forum to discuss the Community Oversight and Advisory Board, Monday, September 12, 2016.
 
Maranatha Church
4222 NE 12th Avenue
Portland, OR 97211
5:30pm-7:30pm
 
 
QUESTIONNAIRE
The City of Portland would like your input! Please review the background information we've provided regarding the COAB and Settlement Agreement (attached), and fill out the below questionnaire.
 
Excerpts from the Settlement Agreement between DOJ and City of Portland
Questionnaire to Assess COAB Structure, Duties, Goals
  

Carpentry Professionals
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‘Use Your Power’ MLK Breakfast Speech

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