The Foster Shelter — now known as the Laurelwood Center — is opening its doors next week! Join Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Transition Projects, Inc. in touring the shelter, learning more about the program and volunteering to support the participants!
When: Monday, August 12, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Laurelwood Center, 6144 SE Foster Road
Laurelwood will serve those who identify as female and couples, with priority access for people 55 and over, those with disabilities, and veterans.
Contact Commissioner Vega Pederson:
Phone: 503.988.5217 Email:email@example.com Address: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97214
You are invited to attend SE Uplift’s 1st annual Cultural Exchange: A Multicultural Day Market on Sat, Aug 17th from 12-6pm. SE Uplift along with our partners Northeast Coalition of Neighbors and the East Portland Community Office are neighborhood coalitions located in SE Portland, NE Portland, and East Portland. We work at a grassroots level to create meaningful connections among neighbors to work together toward positive and inclusive civic engagement. It is completely FREE to attend and we are very excited to work on a new event that brings the coalitions together in an effort to support a variety of business owned and operated by People of Color. Click here for more info.
Congratulations to Mike Rowell, new principal of Lane Middle School. Previously, Mike was an assistant principal at Lane. He was also instrumental in securing our Safe Routes to School sidewalk infill grant in 2017.