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Neonatal Mortality: The Quiet Crisis of the African-American Community

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Lawmakers, Lobbyists Attack Consumer Protection Agency

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The Wake of Vanport 2016 Series

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Apply for 2016 workshops here!

The Wake of Vanport 2016 Series invites community members to participate in telling, producing, collecting, and viewing Vanport survivor oral histories.

Free story gathering workshops include learning video and audio recording to capture the interviews, and editing skills necessary to produce multimedia stories. The free workshops begin May 24 - June 21. The commitment is around 18 hours of workshop time plus 5-10 additional hours for filming outside the classroom.

For more information and to apply for workshops visit Portland Community Media.

The Skanner Foundation, est. 1997 is the non-profit entity of The Skanner News Group to further education among African Americans. The National Endowment of the Arts, The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission and the Regional Arts and Culture Council are sponsors of the project. Portland Community Media is our partner in training and production.  Like and Follow us on Facebook!

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