06-19-2024  8:28 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Pictured from left to right: CBCF Senior Vice President, Donna Fisher Lewis; Magdalen College President, Dinah Rose KC; CBCF Alumni Network Council President, Tony Bishop; Volunteer Maxine Albert 

Tony Bishop initiated the CBCF Alumni Scholarship to empower young Black scholars and dismantle financial barriers

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Camille Thurman (Photo: Mt Hood Community College) 

Performing at the festival are acclaimed artists Joshua Redman, Hailey Niswanger, Etienne Charles and Creole Soul, Camille Thurman, Steve Spiegl Big Band, the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, the Mt. Hood Jazz Collective, the MHCC Jazz Combo, Sherry Alves Brazilian Quartet, and the Randy Porter Trio.

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Yolanda J. Jackson has been named Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. 

Yolanda J. Jackson has been named Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

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Photo: Fund for Social Equity 

National research released today provides encouraging news that most Americans are willing to pay a premium price for products and services if they know that they are helping to reduce the racial wealth gap in the U.S.The racial wealth gap between Black and white households continues to widen in the U.S. according to the latest research from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and now stands at $44,890 and $285,010, respectively. 

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Gateway Green climbing logs provide more family friendly activity (Photo: PP&R) 

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is beginning a new phase of accessibility and park improvements to Gateway Green, the hiking and off-road cycling park at the confluence of I-84 and I-205 in East Portland.

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Multnomah County children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024 are eligible to apply now for free preschool this upcoming school year.

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Photo courtesy of LAIKA Studios 

LAIKA is contributing $60,000 to support student scholarships and a new animation and graphics degree.

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Photo: Mt. Hood Community College 

The event will be held April 24 at Mt. Hood Community College.

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Establishment of cutting-edge Fab Labs at Fort Valley State University and Florida A&M University possible with Chevron partnership

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Morrison Bridge 

After further review of damage to a Morrison Bridge ramp guardrail from a recent crash, repair work will last several days next week. 

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