It’s in My Veins

Portland’s small African and African American Community Health Worker community is on the map! This year we invite you to celebrate with us by reading and sharing the lessons learned from our journey to build the We Are Health Movement. After more than three years’ worth of working planning, training,...

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Enrollment Open For Urban League’s After School Program

The Urban League of Portland is now accepting applications for it’s After School Leadership Program. The Urban League of Portland’s After School Leadership Program provides academic support to high school and middle school students through homework clubs, leadership development training, post secondary education workshops, and community service opportunities. The program...

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Oregon Bans the Box!

Oregon has become the 18th State Overall to Give Qualified Job-Seekers with Convictions a Fair Chance to Work; 7th State to Enact Law for Private Sector Salem, OR—Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a ceremonial signing today for House Bill 3025, which requires employers to remove questions about past convictions from job...

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Interview with Danielle Johnson: A Workforce Program Success Story

  “When I found out I had the job I called my mom, I called everyone, my daughter, my children, and I called Debra (the Director of the Urban League of Portland’s Workforce Department)” – Danielle Johnson, Community Liaison at The Urban League of Portland and Workforce client. Danielle Johnson...

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