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Lane County: Living Well with Diabetes July 10 – August 14

Learn how to live a better life in the “Living Well with Diabetes” program. This free 6-week class is held on Wednesday afternoons. Learn how diabetes affects your body and get the support you need. Caregivers and family members are welcome to attend.

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Redmond: Applying a Responsive Equity Lens Training July 19

Often, after we become aware of issues of equity, inclusion and diversity and how these realities show up in our lives and environments, we are left wondering what do we do next. This six-hour comprehensive training will provide participants with the opportunity to begin the journey of applying equity work for themselves and their organizations.

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Eugene: Nuestras raíces y el arte July 20

This is a special event of Latino Professionals Connect. Join this family-friendly afternoon of art, food, music and dance to celebrate an artistic and community partnership between Huerto de la Familia, Latino Professionals Connect, and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum. Latino Professionals Connect will showcase two of its members at the museum.

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Portland: WALK with Refugees and Immigrants July 21

Parks for New Portlanders, in partnership with Portland Sunday Parkways, nonprofits, and refugee and immigrant organizations, invites you to WALK with Refugees and Immigrants. Join community members and elected leaders as they gather for a one-mile walk to Knott Park, alongside refugee and immigrant neighbors in a show of support. This event recognizes the unique experiences of New Portlanders, of all ages and backgrounds. Hear refugee and immigrant stories, plus diverse live music, food and other family activities.

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Tillamook County: Step it up! Spring and summer walking groups ongoing

The kids are out of school, the sun is shining – it’s time to get outside and team up for a healthier, happier Tillamook County. Being active and having positive social support are keys to lifelong health. Joining a walking group is a great way to get healthy while having fun. There is no cost and drop ins are welcomed.

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