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Adults who are 65 and older, and most people who are eligible for vaccines in Phase 1A in the Portland metro area, will no longer be directed to the chatbot to schedule appointments

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“Juneteenth,” observed on June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States

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The Washington Policy Center's Vice President for Research, Paul Guppy today released a study on the bill

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The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), in Seattle, Washington, is launching a call for artist applications and a social media contest to select a local Black artist

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POIC + RAHS (Photo via ortlandoic.org) 

Goalsetter uses digital platforms to engage youth and help them better understand financial well-being, while saving for their future

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Justice Adrienne Nelson became the first Black justice of the Oregon Supreme Court in 2018 and the first Black woman elected statewide in Oregon. 

The online program panel judges include Justice Adrienne Nelson, the first Black justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and the first Black woman elected statewide in Oregon.

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(photo/Riccardo Annandale) 

The facility is the first-ever academic center of its kind to assemble, educate and empower a new class of Black entrepreneurial talent.

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Seattle-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has invited 100 students to take part in the virtual event, which aims to inspire Black students to pursue careers in medicine

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Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play 2020 (photo courtesy PP&R) 

Summer programming is designed around COVID-19 safety. The free lunch program will be offered, as well as outdoor day camps, and many other activities. 

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Free copies of the book are available at all library locations while supplies last

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