Category Archives: Multicultural

Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Monday, November 7, 2011 – 5:30 – 8:00 pm IRCO – 10301 NE Glisan St.

Participate in the Portland Development Commission’s Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI). This program was announced by Mayor Sam Adams recently and will focus investments in priority neighborhoods to: Boost neighborhood business growth Provide economic development opportunities Improve community-wide prosperity Build leadership using … Continue reading




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Turning Brown into Green: Restore our Community, Rebuild our Wealth

Please join the People of Color Health Equity Collaborative (P.O.C.H.E.C.) and Oregon Action for an Economic Forum that will focus on brownfields and local economic community development. Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Place: Constructing … Continue reading




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2011 Fernhill Park Concert Schedule

The shows begin at 6:30pm in Fernhill Park. Bring a blanket and enjoy this great series of concerts with your neighbors! Food will be provided by: Aladdin Café, Hot Dog Ernie, Mountain Ice and The Village Crepery. View Larger Map July 8th, … Continue reading




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19th Annual Good in the Neighborhood Multicultural Music & Food Festival & Parade 2011

All Activities are hosted at King School Park except where noted. Monday, June 20 – Kick-off (6-10pm) McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland Friday, June 24 – Good Neighbor Night (6-9pm)  King School Park, NE 6th & Humboldt Streets … Continue reading




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Northeast 42nd Avenue tree planting courtesy of Neighborhoods, Businesses, City

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International public high school for immigrant students now enrolling for fall

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Portland International Community School (PICS) is enrolling students for the school’s 17th year of providing education programs for high school aged students (14 to 21) who are the children of immigrants or refugees. An accredited school, … Continue reading




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5th Annual Authentic Creole Jambalaya Dinner to Benefit the Loaves and Fishes Center

Saturday, August 14 Time: noon to 5 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Loaves & Fishes 5325 NE MLK Blvd. Portland Tickets: $10 adults, $7 children, $25 per family Our culinary team will prepare authentic Creole Jambalaya New Orleans style. A … Continue reading




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Alberta Street Fair August 21st, 2010

The Alberta Street Business Association (ASBA) presents the 13th Annual Alberta Street Fair, benefiting the Community Cycling Center. Festival highlights include: · Three Stages of Live Entertainment · 150 Assorted Local Market Vendors · Parade: For the Young and the … Continue reading




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National Night Out Tuesday, August 3, 2010




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Host a Foreign Exchange Student!

Cultural Academic Student Exchange (CASE) is currently seeking host families in the Portland metro area for the 2010 – 2011 school year. Length of stays are for either a semester or an academic year. Exchange students are 15-18 years old. … Continue reading




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