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NEWS BRIEFS

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

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 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

North Portland Library

Read-In to be held Sunday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 18.

The Multnomah County Library will host the 20th annual African American Read-In, a gathering where guest readers share passages from works by their favorite African American authors at two separate events in February.

Guest readers will introduce participants to their favorite works: adult & children's literature, fiction & non-fiction, drama, humor, spoken word and maybe even songs to celebrate the richness and variety of African American writing during Black History Month.

The North Portland Library will host an all-ages read-in from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 512 N Killingsworth St.

The Midland Library will hold an event for children from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at 805 SE 122nd Ave.

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