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Wolf Creek: F.E.A.S.T. Community Conversation March 21

F.E.A.S.T. is a community conversation series for cooks, farmers, educators, gardeners, grocers, bakers and anyone who eats. At this facilitated conversation, visualize your ideal community food system and brainstorm strategies and projects to achieve this vision. Attend this initial discussion and then come together at a county-wide supper and form ideas into project proposals. Funding of up to $5,000 is available to distribute to projects that arise from these conversations.

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Portland: Asian & Pacific Islander Census Summit March 21

Asian and Pacific Islander’s are the FASTEST growing demographic in the United States, yet they have been historically undercounted and under resourced. Learn the simple steps to partake in the Census! Mobilize hard-to-count communities to get counted in the Census. Census data shapes our districts, funds social programs, and provides a platform for our issues to be heard. Hear from our keynote speaker Karthick Ramakrishnan, the Chair of the California Commission on APIA Affairs and the Director of the Inland Empire Census Complete Count Committee.

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Grants Pass: Josephine County F.E.A.S.T. April 5

F.E.A.S.T. is a community conversation series for cooks, farmers, educators, gardeners, grocers, bakers, and anyone who eats. At this facilitated conversation, visualize your ideal community food system and brainstorm strategies and projects to achieve this vision. Attend this initial discussion and then, come together at a county-wide supper and form ideas into project proposals. Funding of up to $5,000 is available to distribute to projects that arise from these conversations.

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Portland: Understanding and Dismantling Racism April 30

Join the Oregon Recreation & Park Association for this workshop, open to anyone. Whether you are new to the concept of equity or actively working on increasing equity in your workplace, there is something to learn here. Part educational, part collaborative, Understanding and Dismantling Racism covers terms, concepts, history and expressions of racism. All the content in this workshop can be applied to our work and personal environments.

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Healthier Generation’s National Healthy Schools Award due March 27

Earning a National Healthy Schools Award indicates that your school is a leader in school health and wellness. Healthier Generation’s team of school health experts evaluate schools based on their ability to serve healthier meals and snacks, get students moving more, offer high-quality health and physical education, and support staff wellness. Learn more and apply today.

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