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The holiday, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of African American slaves. Visit …

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Youth Job Fair

The Portland Youth Opportunity Fair is a job and resource fair for youth aged 16-24, that takes place Friday, May 7, 11 am. Find resources to prepare for the fair …

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DOZA Hearing

City Council will hear public testimony on the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) project Wednesday, May 12, 2 pm. Watch the virtual meeting at

Green Dreams: Re-imaging Portland

The Portland Parks Foundation, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland Art Museum, Converge 45 and Urbanism Next invite you to participate in the next series of programs with leading voices …

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Earth Day

Thursday, April 22 is Earth Day. The first Earth Day was in 1970 and gave a voice to an emerging public consciousness about the state of the planet. It went …

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Laurelhurst Two-Part Workshop

Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association will present a two-part, in-person workshop on implicit bias and institutionalized oppression by Dr. James Mason. Session 1: Sunday, May 23, Session 2: Sunday, June 6. Both …

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Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Draft Open for Public Comment

The public is invited to review and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Multnomah County’s Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project.  The project is designed to ensure the …

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2021 Metro Central Community Grants

The 2021 Metro Central Enhancement Community Grants program is funded by a $1 surcharge on each ton of waste processed at the Metro Central Transfer Station. The grants benefit the …

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Metro Investment and Innovation Grants

Nine nonprofit organizations and two private companies are the recipients of Metro’s Investment and Innovation grants for the 2020-2021 cycle.  The grants are intended to build lasting private-sector and nonprofit-sector …

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Fields Artist Fellowship Applications Open

Oregon Humanities, in partnership with Oregon Community Foundation, is currently accepting applications for the second round of the Fields Artist Fellowship program.  The program offers two years of financial support …

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Community Energy Project Virtual Workshops

The Community Energy Project, an organization that provides free home services focused on safety, health and energy efficiency is offering DIY Weatherization workshops and Oregon Community Solar presentations virtually in …

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The Oregon Zoo’s annual holiday event returns like never before. This year there’s a new way to illuminate the season. Drive through the display of 1.5 million lights through January …

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