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Portland Police hires nine public safety support specialists and five new officers

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Part of W. E. B. Du Bois’s albums of photographs exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. 

In an exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition, W.E.B. Du Bois presented a remarkable portrait of African American life. A selection of these photographs and data charts at the Portland Art Museum invites visitors to critically engage with the visual dynamics of race. 

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(Photo Courtesy: Woman of Wonder) 

Woman of Wonder chose three Washington women for its first scholarships.

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A study found this practice to be safer.

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Scholarships aim to build workforce for better care, better jobs

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The Portland Police Bureau is experiencing a staffing shortage, as it currently has 128 officer vacancies, with a large number of additional projected retirements in 2020.

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(Photo Courtesy: Portland Winter Light Festival) 

Portland Winter Light Festival 2020 is now accepting art submissions for the annual event

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Photo by Bllsmb (CC BY 2.5) via Wikipedia 

Forum to Follow Congressional Hearing on Bill to Form a Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals

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Left Shyla Lefner met with OSF supporters over dinner at Alchemy restaurant, Ashland. With her is Marian DeBardelaben, Portland.  

New shows are Alice in Wonderland, Macbeth and All’s Well That Ends Well.

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(Photo Courtesy: I Am M.O.R.E.) 

Students from Roosevelt High School who recently started a storytelling and resiliency-building initiative have been invited to perform at the opening of an annual conference in Philadelphia on trauma-informed practices.

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