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Newberg: A Message of Hope: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 21

Join the Cultural Center in commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s theme is “A Message of Hope.” In addition to spoken word, musical and vocal performances, the guest speaker is Dr. Miles K. Davis, president of Linfield College. Dr. Davis is an authority on entrepreneurship, focusing on integrity, values and principles in the business world.

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Klamath Falls: Blue Zones Walking Moai January 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21

Join Blue Zones Klamath Falls for a walk every Thursday between 5:30 and 6:30. Everyone is welcome to join.

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Portland: Multnomah’s Community Involvement Committee (CIC) Application due January 28

The Community Involvement Committee (CIC) serves as Multnomah County’s advisory body on community engagement and involvement. The CIC plays a crucial role in bringing community voicesinto county decision-making. CIC members engage in an ongoing review of the County’s community involvement policies and programs, bring community concerns to County leadership, and assist in facilitating communication between the County and the community. Now accepting applications for15 CIC members. Applications are due Monday, January 28th at 5 pm.

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Portland: Metro’s Community Placemaking Call for Applications due February 4

Metro is accepting applications for its Community Placemaking grants program for 2019. Strong applications propose projects that involve community partnerships, strengthen social ties to one another and the places where we live, work and play, support leadership roles for people of color and use art as a tool for engagement and change. Groups throughout greater Portland are encouraged to apply.

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Portland: Conversation Project | Race and Place: Racism & Resilience in Oregon’s Past and Future February 8

Many Oregonians envision a future that includes communities built on values of diversity, equity and inclusion. At the same time, we live in a society that marginalizes and excludes people of color. Facilitators Anita Yap and Traci Price will lead participants in a conversation that looks at how Oregon’s history of racism influences our present and ask how can understanding historic and current impacts of racism in Oregon contribute to our sense of place and vision of future?

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