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Young people at the Rosewood Cafe in East Portland danced their hearts out at a spontaneous party in June. The cafe is a hub for community organizing. Next community event in East Portland is the East Portland Exposition: 11am – 7pm Sat. July 21 at Earl Boyles Park SE 112th Ave., between Holgate & Powell.
Aging & Memory in the African American Community Conference June 2
The Aging & Memory in the African American Community conference is the third conference organized by PreSERVE Coalition and is at University of Portland’s Buckley Center from 9 a.m. -- 3:30 p.m. This year’s event features presentations and workshops on the latest research into factors that contribute to the development of memory loss and dementia; methods to delay or prevent memory loss; and techniques for healthy aging in the African American community.
Keynote speaker Monica Parker, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. She speaks on health-promoting activities and increased awareness of the importance of minority involvement in research.
More details at www.preservecoalition.org.