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The Bureau of Development Services is especially interested in recruiting community members of color who can provide their advice and feedback

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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)  

New legislation comes after record vote-at-home participation in 2020 election; Bill includes automatic voter registration and pre-paid envelopes to return votes by mail

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This June 25, 2019, file photo shows a sign outside a Walgreens Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) 

Rosalind Brewer will be the first Black CEO of Walgreens and only the second Black woman CEO in the history of the Fortune 500

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Photo Courtesy of Shoppe Black 

Since its start in 2013, the app has gained about 10 million users monthly

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The demand follows a storm of condemnation against SPOG President Mike Solan, who tweeted that the Black Lives Matter movement was in part responsible for the white nationalist insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building

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Ross Gay, author of The Book of Delights will speak at a special event in April—free for people in financial hardship

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Albina legend Paul Knauls, Sr. will be celebrated with a virtual event featuring public officials, musicians, and community members

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U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman stands during a dress rehearsal for the 59th inaugural ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP) 

Goodman, a Black U.S. Capitol Hill police officer, diverted a white mob away from the unprotected Senate chambers during the violent Jan. 6 attack at the Capitol

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Trish Bradley was nominated for her 43 years of service to the parish (photo/Kenyon Wolfe) 

The Community Service Award went to cameron whitten of the Black Resilience Fund

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(photo/Inspiring Girls Expedition) 

The programs provide 16- and 17-year-old young women opportunities to travel with professional scientists, artists and wilderness guides.

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