The Skanner News Update July 19, 2012
July 19, 2012
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
‘Flash Robs’: How Kids Acting Up Became the Media’s Latest Boogeymen
Overreaction to petty thefts has fueled TV news, blogs and ‘tough on crime’ rhetoric … To read the whole story click here
'The Big Float' Celebrates Improved Health of the Willamette River
A benefit for the Willamette Riverkeeper, the Big Float 2012 is expected to attract up to 3,000 people, and organizers hope to break the world record for the number of people simultaneously floating in “water rings” that are connected together “with something other than hands” … To read all about it click here
New Effort to Promote Breastfeeding Starts With: Why?
Parents of children under age 5 are invited to a series of focus groups on barriers to breastfeeding in the African-American community, facilitated by the International Center for Traditional Childbirth … For all the information click here
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