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Cash prizes for the top three winners. Submissions Due Feb. 17, 2023

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(Photo/ Eye for Ebony) 

Workshop and seminar presented from a theological and therapeutic perspective

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Legislators and local elected officials are urging voters to choose Proposition 1B for ranked-choice voting.

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(Photo/ Carrie Mae Weems) 

In Dialogue traces the careers and 45-year friendship of two of the most significant photo-based artists working today

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Lime will provide free rides on its e-scooters and e-bikes to and from drop boxes, Vote Centers, or a post office now through Election Day, November 8. This promotion is also available to voters in Portland.

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(Photo/Jerry Foster) 

Civil rights leaders to met Thursday, November 3, at the Vancouver Avenue Baptist Church to march against gun violence and in support of Measure 114

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As Black, Indigenous, and people of color continue to be undercapitalized and underrepresented in the creative industry, her initiatives have broken down barriers, prioritized equity, advanced fair labor practices, and shone a light on Black history through performance and art.

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(Photo/ U.S. Forest Service via Facebook) 

Forest Service-managed day use areas on National Forests and Grasslands are fee-free for everyone on Veterans Day. Also, public lands access passes are available year-round at no cost for service members, veterans, and Gold Star families.

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(Photo/Multnomah County’s Health Birth Initiative program) 

The program provides prepared, nutritious meals to pregnant members and their families for six weeks around the birth of a child—alleviating a key stressor for new parents.

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(Photo/ Elaine Casap) 

The grant will significantly expand the food bank’s ability to invest in historically underserved producers while also addressing rising food insecurity in urban, rural and remote communities

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