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Fighting Displacement

A plan to increase public monies for the construction of more affordable housing units in the gentrified neighborhoods of north ...

Remembering Charles Jordan

People from all over the city are remembering Jordan for his leadership, especially in his role as a former director ...

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Tax Credit for Mixed Income Apartments

Construction has begun for a new mixed-income, multi-famly housing complex in Vancouver thanks to US Bank and the Vancouver Housing ...

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Portland Youth Conference Rescheduled

A winter snowstorm that postponed a youth summit during Black History Month will take place over two days, April 11 ...

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Jazz from the Past

Blended into the façade of Innovative Housing’s newest housing complex are literal lenses to Portland’s African American history. Between the ...

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Home Forward Names New Board Member

Charlene Mashia has been appointed to Home Forward’s Board of Commissioners, replacing Lee E. Moore Sr., who retired from the ...

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Building Community

Sharon Maxwell makes it clear that as a long-time advocate for her community, she has been on the front lines ...

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Rose City Women Tell Their Own Stories

Women of color in the city are telling their own stories using a popular self-publishing artform called zines.

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Zoo Campers Learn and Explore

During spring and summer, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention ...

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Youth Employment Support

Through the combined efforts of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon and a generous equipment donation from CenturyLink, ...

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Recasting Trader Joes

The public outcry that led to specialty grocer Trader Joe’s pullout of a city-negotiated economic development project in the heart ...

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“16 Bars” Going WorldWide

Rapper/songwriters has amassed a huge following of fans across the states and the world at large following the release of ...

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Opportunity Shines

Home Forward has honored longtime board member Lee Moore in a big way after his announcement of retirement. A community ...

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Hip-Hop Shakedown

The shutdown of a Hip Hop show in SE Portland sheds light on a longstanding complaint that "Hip Hop is ...

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New Stewardship

Monica Beemer and Mic Crenshaw, two very well-known local non-profit leaders begin their stewardship at KBOO this month. They’ll share ...