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April 13, 2018

Honoring the sacred: Native American women address historical trauma and health

OHSU’s Northwest Native American Center of Excellence is hosting its second Native American Health Seminar. Dr. Karina Walters will present on “Honoring the Sacred: A focus on Native American Women and Future Generations and Addressing Historical Trauma, Health and Healing” This seminar will be held on Friday, April 27 at 6 p.m.

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April 13, 2018

Oregon Historical Society Exhibit: Racing to Change—Oregon’s Civil Rights Years

Racing to Change illuminates the Civil Rights Movement in Oregon in the 1960s and 70s, a time of cultural and social upheaval, conflict and change. Visitors of all ages and backgrounds will be engaged by the examination of the repression and violence against African Americans that made the Civil Rights Movement necessary. The exhibit examines how racist attitudes, policies of exclusion, and the destruction of Black-owned neighborhoods shaped Oregon, as well as the unceasing efforts of the Black community to overcome these obstacles. Check out the exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society now through June 24.

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April 13, 2018

Get Oregon kids moving!

More and more, students living within a mile of their school who do not have bus access are opting out of walking or rolling to school.  There’s a new initiative to get movement back into the school commute. Oregon schools and the surrounding community can take steps to help reinvigorate walking and biking to class. “Get Oregon Kids Moving” is a new guide from the Oregon Health Authority that outlines tips for school administrators, health and wellness advocates, and families to take steps to get started on a plan for walking, biking, and rolling to school.

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April 5, 2018

Explore Washington Park – seasonal shuttle

Explore some of the most beautiful scenery and fun destinations that Portland has to offer with the help of the Washington Park Free Shuttle. Available only on the weekends for the month of April.

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April 5, 2018

Calling all Oregon Coast bike riders!

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is undertaking a planning effort for the Oregon Coast Bike Route, a bike route that runs the length of the Oregon coast. They are looking to increase safety, accessibility and enjoyment for both local community members and travelers along the Oregon Coast. Take the survey today!

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