Urban League of Portland Newsletter- March 2013

Our Voices United  Legislative Action Day On February 19th, 200 community members from across Oregon filled the halls of the state’s Capitol to take part  in a hugely successful and historic Legislative Action Day.  Students, seniors and representatives of over 30 organizations met with legislators, shared their stories and advocated...

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Equal Opportunity Dinner: A Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/8/12  Urban League of Portland celebrates successful 2012 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner The 2012 Urban League of Portland Equal Opportunity Award dinner and fundraiser significantly improved its performance over 2011. The proceeds of the event help provide funding  for its programs to serve underserved individuals in...

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Findings of the U.S. Department of Justice inquiry into the Portland Police Bureau

The US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has released its findings regarding their investigation of the Portland Police Department’s use of force against persons with mental illness. We have provided several documents including the summary of their findings and a statement of intent signed by Mayor Adams, Thomas E Perez, Assistant Attorney General,...

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