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Jefferson-Roosevelt Wrestling Dec. 18

A wrestling competition that pits Jefferson High School against Roosevelt High School will support families in need this holiday season. Two cans of food wins you entry to the youth wrestling event at Jefferson High School, 5:30 pm Dec. 18. The event is organized by the Police Sunshine Division.  

Leadership Forum Meets Dec. 11

Please join PAALF for the next intergenerational forum in our quarterly series.

Topic: Bringing together generations to explore community strength and resiliency within the cycle of displacement and gentrification

Date: Wednesday, December 11 
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Location: Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME)
                4134 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
                (Parking available. Bus and Bike friendly)

TO RSVP, please click here.

Questions? Please contact Rachel Gilmer at Rachel@aalfnw.org or ph. 503.249.1721 Ext. 230.

Detectives Seek Witnesses to Durieul Harris Shooting

Durieul HarrisPortland Police Bureau have released two surveillance camera images of possible witnesses to the shooting of Durieul Harris. Harris, pictured left) was shot in the early hours of Nov. 9,  outside the Fontaine Bleau Nightclub, at 237 Northeast Broadway in Portland.
Police say they found a crowd of 75-100 people fighting as Harris, 30, lay bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds. Harris died at the scene.  Two other people suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds during the disturbance.
Homicide detectives have conducted several interviews, but say many people fled the scene without talking to police.  They are asking those people to come forward, saying they may have critical information.
The surveillance images, released show a man that possibly witnessed the shooting. Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying this possible witness.

You can give information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony.

Unidentified witnessLeave a Crime Stoppers tip online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information. Unidentified witness from surveillance footage

Help Women Giving Birth With Doula Training

The International Center for Traditional Childbearing holds it final doula training of 2013 December 12-15 in Portland, Oregon. 

The ICTC Full Circle Doula training prepares well-rounded professionals to offer both prenatal and postpartum services to birthing women.

With infant mortality in the black community far higher than in the general population, ICTC strives to close this gap by training women to become doulas in our communities.

Register or find out more at ictcmidwives.org

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