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Public Health Advocate Hired

A leader from Portland’s African American community has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of the Northwest Health ...

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Homelessness and Mental Health

Ibrahim Mubarak, a renowned activist and leader from Portland’s African American community and a champion of housing rights for more ...

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Pacific Power Replacing Meters

Pacific Power is bringing more efficient and effective smart meters to residential and business customers in the Portland area, replacing ...

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New Lifeline for Foster Youth of Color

In response to African American children being overrepresented in Oregon’s child welfare system, a new foster care agency led by ...

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Winter Sun and our Home Lights

We are spending our time in rainy and cloudy Oregon. Outside, a blanket of clouds hide the sun, shifting and ...

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Understanding Light Color

As the winter sun gets hidden behind a grey cloud blanket, as our plants go dormant for the season, and ...

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A Dent on Homelessness

People are coming together to solve Portland’s housing crisis. Central City Concern, Portland’s non-profit serving people impacted by homelessness, poverty ...

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Kenton Community Thanksgiving

All are welcome to celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy a free holiday meal when Celebration Tabernacle in the Kenton Neighborhood opens ...

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Thanksgiving for Homebound

Plans are being made by Meals on Wheels People to once again offer a traditional holiday meal with turkey and ...

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Legacy Offers Free Flu Shots

Legacy Health Is offering free flu vaccinations for everyone aged 6 months and older during the month of November as ...

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Drop, Cover and Hold On!

Rigler Elementary students practice what to do during an earthquake during the Great Oregon ShakeOut earthquake drill, a coordinated event ...

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Breast Cancer Screenings Offered

The Susan G. Komen foundation of Oregon and Southwest Washington is working to prevent breast cancer in the African American ...

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Breast Cancer Health Focus

Despite similar screening rates, breast cancer is detected at an advanced stage more often in black than in white women, ...

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Adjusting to Darker Days

Fall is here, the days are shorter. The dark is coming fast. When the sun isn’t up when you wake ...

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New Garlington Campus

Governmental officials and community members joined Cascadia Behaviorial Healtchare’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the new ...