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Portland: Indigenous Healing on January 24

Join Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare for a panel discussion on history, trauma, resiliency and how to work with Native Americans in a culturally responsive way. Developing an awareness of the multi-generational effects of colonization is vital to understanding Native experiences. Sharing stories of historical and present-day challenges helps in the healing process. In this seminar, learn about the concept of historical trauma and its importance when working with individuals, families, tribes, communities and larger systems.

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Webinar: Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention: 2017-2025 Strategic Plan Share-out December 13, 20

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section of the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division created the 2017-2025 HPCDP Strategic Plan to establish clear goals, strategies and objectives to reduce chronic disease and the burden it places on people, communities and the economy. During each webinar, HPCDP will examine the four strategic plan goal areas: Tobacco, alcohol, nutrition and physical activity and explore opportunities where we can create momentum to reduce health disparities and prevent chronic disease across Oregon.

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Portland: NAYA 2019 Winter Gathering December 18

Save the date for The Native American Youth and Family Center’s annual holiday celebration for community members to gather for food, drinks and activities for the whole family!

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Eugene: Apoyo Para Quienes Apoyan December 27

It is important for Latinx service providers to stay connected with others in our community. On the last Friday of each month Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) will hold a gathering to discuss various topics. This is an informal gathering, and often, much laughter is included with your free ticket. This is a great opportunity to connect, find referral options, make friends, and feel supported by others who understand the demand of this work. Come hang out for as much or as little of the two hours you are able to attend. There is only seating for about 12 people, so secure your spot now.

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Portland: MLK Day ON 2020 Event with Walidah Imarisha and Julianne Johnson January 20

Celebrate University of Portland’s Inaugural MLK Day ON 2020 event, featuring keynote speaker Walidah Imarisha & reknown singer and ’83 Alumna Julianne Johnson. You are cordially invited to join the University of Portland community as together they consider the question, “Why aren’t there more Black People in Oregon?” The event is free and open to the public, although tickets are required to manage seating.

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