Category: Portland

July 6, 2018

Grant Opportunities: Voices for Healthy Kids

The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are working to create a culture of health with the Voices for Healthy Kids initiative. This effort aims to engage people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. It supports state, local and tribal public policy issues focused on healthy eating and active living and will utilize the American Heart Association’s proven advocacy capacity to drive meaningful and widespread policy change. Applications are due on July 21, at 5 p.m.

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July 6, 2018

Age-Friendly Business & Age Smart Employer Awards

Does your business or employer foster a workplace that encourages different generations to work side-by-side? Is your business or organization committed to creating a welcoming environment to people of all ages? If you answered yes to either of these questions, nominate your company for the Age-Friendly Business or Age Smart Employer Awards, today! Applications are due by July 31.

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September 21, 2016

School’s Out, So Let Us In—to Play

Are school fields and playgrounds in your community locked up after class? Salud America offers a free toolkit to help you advocate for an “open use” policy in your district that allows local residents to use school recreational facilities when class isn’t in session. Download the kit for help to start the conversation.

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February 22, 2016

Native Americans, through Different Lenses

Now through May, The Portland Art Museum is showcasing the work of Edward Curtis, a famous non-Native photographer of Native Americans in the early 1900s. The exhibition also features contemporary portraits by NativeAmericans, challenging audiences to think critically about how artists portray the Native experience.

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January 26, 2016

Put Oregon on the Nation’s Junk Food Map

PreventObesity.net, a project of the American Heart Association, wants Oregonians to help  show the impact of junk food marketing on U.S. kids and teens. Email your story or upload a photo: It could be the fast-food billboard near your neighborhood school, or that soda promotion that came home in your child’s backpack.

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