La Lucha Sigue: Voz's 19th Annual Dinner
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

La Lucha Sigue: Voz's 19th Annual Dinner

Save the date!

Mark your calendars for La Lucha Sigue, Voz's 19th Annual Dinner. Celebrate with us as we honor our day laborer leaders and the champions who advocate for worker and immigrant rights in Oregon and beyond! Eat, drink, dance, and support immigrant worker-led organizing. La lucha sigue, will you join us?

Where: The Madeleine (3240 NE 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97212)
When: Thursday, June 20th, 6:00 - 9:30

Purchase tickets here: https://portlandvoz.salsalabs.org/2019AnnualDinner

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, or have any other questions, please contact our Development Director Andrea Berg at: andrea@portlandvoz.org.

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Latino Health Equity Conference: Seeding Latino Food Equity
Jun
21
7:30 AM07:30

Latino Health Equity Conference: Seeding Latino Food Equity

Science tells us that eating healthy foods can reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases and cancer, yet many Latinos struggle to access those foods.

This conference will explore topics that address food equity for Latinos, with specific emphasis on how colonization has and continues to have impact on food choice, availability, and cultural identity.

By hearing from experts and practitioners in the field, we will leave inspired, informed, and prepared to affect policy, programs, and initiatives that aim to improve Latino Health.

For more information click here

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Share Your Food with the World!
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Share Your Food with the World!

Up first!  A casual evening discussion with Matt Choi, co-owner of Choi’s Kimchi, a food processing company based in Oregon and Jason Ball, former chef and currently Faculty Research Assistant and Culinary Project Manager of Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center. Matt and Jason will talk about producing a family recipe to sell to the public, Farmer’s Markets, as well as scaling up to meet demand, food safety, costs and resources. They’ll also be whipping up some Kimchi Fried Rice to share with you all!

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Place: Orchards of 82nd, 8118 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97206
Fee: $10 APANO Members | $15 General Public

Get your tickets here

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This year's Portland World Cup Soccer Tournament for refugee and immigrant community
Jun
28
to Jun 29

This year's Portland World Cup Soccer Tournament for refugee and immigrant community

This year's Portland World Cup Soccer Tournament for refugee and immigrant community is Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29, at Delta Park!

Individual players are encouraged to sign-up for the tournament by attending our registration event. A limited number of free jerseys, socks, and shin guards, will be available to teams on a first come, first served basis. All genders welcome!

WHAT: WORLD CUP REGISTRATION DAY
WHEN: 10:00am on Saturday, April 13, 2019
WHERE: East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97216, multi-purpose rooms 1-3

15 players per team, ages 14-17, ages 18-21, and age 21 and under for girls teams. More details to follow.

For more information about this event, call or text Som Subedi at 503-260-2487 or email som.subedi@portlandoregon.gov.

Read more about Portland Parks & Recreation's Parks for New Portlanders program at portlandoregon.gov/parks/newportlanders.

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RHPNA PacNW Refugee Roundtable 2019
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

RHPNA PacNW Refugee Roundtable 2019

Refugee Highway Partnership North America is excited to host a regional roundtable in beautiful Portland, Oregon on Saturday July 20, 2019 for Christian ministry practitioners committed to serving refugees and the forcibly displaced. Invitees are expected to attend from all over the Pacific Northwest including Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia.

Our morning session will include worship and prayer time led by refugees and/or immigrants to our community while TED-style talks will be provided by local area experts involved in ministry to refugees. A catered lunch will be provided followed by afternoon sessions the topics of which will be chosen by those who attend.

Childcare will be provided.

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PNW Refugee Roundtable
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

PNW Refugee Roundtable

Has the Lord given you a heart for welcoming, serving and engaging refugees? Do you live in the Pacific Northwest? You'll be happy to know that the Refugee Highway Partnership North America will be holding a regional conference in Portland in July. For more info: https://bit.ly/2XMymJr

Don't live in the Pacific Northwest but know someone who does? Let them know!

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WALK with Refugees & Immigrants
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

WALK with Refugees & Immigrants

Calling for community partnerships!

This year’s "WALK with Refugees & Immigrants" event will happen in East Portland on Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 11am so let us know (if interested in partnering) by commenting below or email at som.subedi@portlandoregon.gov

The first event planning meeting and the location is TBD!

Last 2 years hundreds of thousands of Portlander's walked! We expect to have the same great turnout this year!

This event is in partnership with Portland Sunday Parkways (always) and 74 community organizations last year!

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Guelaguetza Intercultural
Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00

Guelaguetza Intercultural

La Guelaguetza, is an annual indigenous cultural event that takes place in the city of Oaxaca, as well as in nearby villages. The celebration centers on traditional dancing in costume in groups, and includes parades complete with indigenous walking bands, native food, and statewide artisanal crafts such as prehispanic-style textiles. Each traje and dance usually has a local indigenous historical and cultural meaning. Although the celebration is now an important tourist attraction, it also retains deep cultural importance for the peoples of the state and is important for the continuing survival of these cultures.

Please join us in celebrating La Guelaguetza for the first time in Hillsboro,OR.

For additional information please click here

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Cultural Connections: Celebrating Immigrant & Refugee Stories
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Cultural Connections: Celebrating Immigrant & Refugee Stories

Hello Refugee and Immigrant Collective Community:-)

I am really excited to be supporting "Youth Advocate for Immigrants and Refugees" (YAIR - https://www.youthadvocatespdx.org/). For the past 6 months I have been a part of several adults (Manuel and his organization has been an important resource) who have been supporting and thinking with these youth, as they have been steadily building relationships through conversations and story-exchanges with their peers in East Portland and beyond. Please read on and if you know of youth who would be interested in participating in this event, I would be most grateful for your help in sharing this information with them... 

I am also available to answer any questions you may have. The grant I received has a modest budget for helping with transportation money if folks want to car-pool and or do ride-share. Thank you for spreading the word - I am honored to be helping these young activists as they begin to learn and build bridges through conversation.

Warmly,
Suba
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Cultural Connections: Celebrating Immigrant & Refugee Stories.
(A program of New Expressive Works' "Our Cultural Voices" Series)
NOTE: This event is organized by multi-cultural youth and aimed for youth but all are welcome to join and participate.

WHAT: Cross-Cultural Youth-Driven Conversations ~ Community Art Making ~ Food ~ Performances. Come join Youth Advocates for Immigrants and Refugees (YAIR) in a cultural celebration of immigrant and refugee art and stories. Be prepared for an empathetic story exchange, amazing art, and delicious food!

CONFIRMED PERFORMANCES:
Belize Nishimwe (Champion 2019 Oregon Poetry Out Loud Contest)
Banks Movement (Kayla Banks and dancers)

CONFIRMED FOOD VENDOR:-
Syrian Home Cooking -
$10 - Shawarma (Chicken, Beef/Lamb)
$8 - Hummous, baba ghanoush, and muhammara dips with pita bread. (Vegan and GF) 

WHEN: Sunday June 9th, 2pm - 5pm

WHERE: New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont, Ste 2, PDX 97214. [In the WYSE Buliding. Use building doors located on the South side of the building.]

COST: FREE (BRING CASH FOR FOOD THOUGH)

RSVP: https://www.youthadvocatespdx.org/events.html

ABOUT: Youth Advocates for Immigrants and Refugees (YAIR) brings together youth from around Portland in order to build bridges of understanding and create a community in which we can comfortably foster cross-cultural exchange. We aim to empower immigrant and refugee youth to build bridges of cross-cultural understanding through art, activism, and storytelling. We at YAIR recognize that the future lies with youth, and that is why it is crucial to foster a sense of belonging and understanding within the community. Website: https://www.youthadvocatespdx.org/

FUNDED BY: New Expressive Works, Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and SE Uplift. 

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Subashini Ganesan
The Creative Laureate of Portland, Oregon
Founder & Director, New Expressive Works
Artistic Director, Natya Leela Academy
810 SE Belmont, Suite 2, Portland, OR 97214
503-449-6160; http://www.newexpressiveworks.org

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Patrik McDade, Program Director
He-They
People-Places-Things, LLC Intercultural Communication Services
Voz Alta: High-Context Language & Culture Curricula
Ampersand: Experiential Training for Interculturalists
Diaspora: International Language & Culture Sharing
Pasarela/Footbridge: Language Proficiency Action Planning
Crossroads: Intercultural Communications for Organizations
www.pptpdx.com
patrik@pptpdx.com
cell: 503 522 1589
PO Box 11499
Portland, OR 97211

Building The Green Workforce with VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project!
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Ethiopian Cultural Festival
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Ethiopian Cultural Festival

Join us for this free, family-friendly festival with vendor booths, kids activities, a traditional coffee ceremony, food by Enat Kitchen, and a free screening of the award-winning feature length film "Lamb."

Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E Main Street, Hillsboro

Event produced by Emebet Alemu with support from the City of Hillsboro

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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival 2019
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival 2019

91st Annual Portland Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Music, Dancing, Games, Nordic Food,
Vendors, Beer Garden, Kids Area & More!

Presented by: Nordic Northwest and The League of Swedish Societies
Sponsored by: Scan|Design Foundation

Saturday, June 8, 2019
11:00-6:00pm
Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR

Adults $TBA
Seniors & Students $TBA
Families $TBA
Kids 11 & Under Free
(tentative prices)

Scandinavian of the Year Awarded: 1:00pm
Raising of the Maypole: 2:00pm

Midsummer Guests, who show their Midsummer Stamp at the Oaks Park Ticket Booth will receive a Deluxe Ride Bracelet for TBA

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Scandinavians have a long tradition of celebrating the Summer Solstice with bonfires and the raising of the Maypole. Here in Portland, that tradition has been celebrated for 91 continuous years at the Portland Scandinavian Midsummer Festival!

Everyone is welcome at this summer solstice festival! As anyone who's been there before knows, that it's always a fun, family-friendly day filled with games, dancing, food, Nordic vendors and crafts and, of course, the raising of the Maypole.

Scandinavians in traditional dress will greet hundreds of visitors beginning at 11 AM. Food and crafts are available all day from local Nordic clubs and vendors. Two stages of entertainment and a beer garden promise continuous entertainment with live music and dancing, all with a Nordic flavor. The Maypole will be raised at 2 PM and the Scandinavian of the Year award will be awarded at 1:00pm.

The festivities are a collaboration of the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the League of Swedish Societies. Lead sponsors include the ScanǀDesign Foundation, and IKEA Portland. Also sponsoring are Swedish Society Linnea, New Sweden Cultural Society and Finlandia Foundation.

Nordic Northwest at Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Rd.
Portland, OR 97223
503-977-0275
https://www.nordicnorthwest.org/

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PBOT Resource Fair
Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

PBOT Resource Fair

Join in us in learning about the different programs and resources Portland Bureau of Transportation has to offer.

Free food and childcare. Plus a chance to win raffle prizes!

Language interpretation will be available in Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Tongan, and Spanish.

Contact DMA at info@divisionmidway.org for any questions.

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Black Business Summit
Jun
1
7:30 AM07:30

Black Business Summit

On June 1 2019, the Pan African Festival of Oregon in collaboration with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon, the Business Outreach Program and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. will welcome aspiring and current business owners along with their supporters from across the state to join us for the first ever Black Business Summit in Oregon.

The Black Business Summit will celebrate black business owners and bring together leading business experts to inspire and educate business leaders with new tools, strategies, and best practices to bring back to their companies and communities.

Pan African small businesses are being left out of the economic boom in Oregon. In August 2018, the Portland Business Journal reported that the number of black-owned businesses receiving Small Business Administration (SBA) loans by Oregon banks plummeted in the years following the economic recession, dropping from at least 50 loans per year a decade ago, to single digits in 2010. Recent figures show that only three black-owned businesses in Oregon received SBA loans in 2017. Realizing public goals of inclusive economic development requires an approach targeted towards historically disinvested and disenfranchised groups.

The Summit will highlight business leaders we have met along the way, who will share their inspiring stories of success and perseverance. The Summit programming will build rich moments for dynamic networking opportunities as well as breakout sessions on topics as diverse as taxes, cyber security, branding, marketing, and business growth strategies.


Cost

Free for previous Pan African Festival business owners and vendors. For all other attendees, the summit registration is $45 per person which is tax deductible. If you are a past Pan African Festival vendor, please call Nafisa Fai at 503-752-2102 to receive your code to register for free.

For more information:

Nafisa Fai, 503-752-2102

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More Opportunities To learn: Mental Health First Aid
May
22
9:00 AM09:00

More Opportunities To learn: Mental Health First Aid

We appreciate your enthusiasm to receive the MHFA training in our agency. Due to the overwhelming response from volunteers, Catholic Charities is proud to host two Mental Health First Aid trainings just for volunteers.
We recognize your commitment and aspiration to provide the best service and support you can. 
 
However, because this will now be two additional trainings to accommodate so many volunteers, we have to charge a small fee to compensate our facilitator. We are excited to offer you this opportunity to complete a professional Mental Health First Aid training, for just $25. This training would typically cost over $100, plus the cost of the book, and we are thrilled to offer you this discounted rate. Your fee covers the cost of our staff facilitator, and helps offset the cost of the terrific material (which you get to take home!)
 
We will offer two trainings; one split between two Wednesday mornings, and one all-day training on a Saturday. 
 
Wed. May 22nd (part one) 9:00am-1:00pm
Wed. May 29th (part two) 9:00am-1:00pm
 
Saturday June 8th  8:30am-5:00pm. (Will include both sessions)  

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Voices of Change Annual Gala
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Voices of Change Annual Gala

This intimate gathering brings together donors, organization supporters, community partners, and stakeholders who seek a just and joyful Oregon for Asian and Pacific Islanders. The evening's program will include program speakers, auctions, and spending time with supporters of APANO, while we look back and celebrate achievements of the past year.

We truly hope you will join us as one of our outstanding guests. Achieving APANO's mission and serving our communities will not be possible without our friends like you. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the program, or about the sponsorship and table hosting opportunities.

Get your tickets here : https://secure.everyaction.com/0ebuYAXcl0-V4OzInKRl6Q2

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MESC Refugee Symposium
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

MESC Refugee Symposium

12:00 - 1:30PM: Panel - Working Together to Hear Refugees and Immigrants in Portland and at PSU.

Join a diverse set of voices to hear and learn about different experiences and contexts.

1:45 -3:00 PM: Film Screening - "DAY ONE"

DAY ONE follows a group of teens from war zones in the Middle East and Africa, as they are resettled in St. Louis, MO and enrolled at a unique public school for refugees-only. Filmed over the course of a year, we watch the kids progress through their layers of grief and loss as they attend school, forge new friendships, and prepare to be mainstreamed into “regular” public high-school with the support and mentorship of their unbelievably compassionate teachers and advocates.

For more information click here

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Rosewood Community Health and Wellness Fair
May
17
3:00 PM15:00

Rosewood Community Health and Wellness Fair

Join us for Rosewood's 2nd annual Community Health and Wellness Fair in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month!
https://www.facebook.com/events/411413509431306/
Several organizations and partners will be on site providing FREE health screenings and resource connection (see below for a list of available services and partners).

All fair participants can enter into a drawing to win a FREE 1 YEAR GYM MEMBERSHIP to Crunch Fitness on Division along with other raffle prizes!

Ceasar the No Drama Llama will also be visiting from 3-4:30pm for free hugs ♥

Translators will be provided in Spanish and Rohingya during the event. If you have a request for translation services please let us know ASAP. Translated flyers will be coming soon.
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FREE services include:
Kids Sports Physicals
Acupuncture
Light Massage
Haircuts
Rapid HIV Tests
PrEP Screening
Fitness demonstrations - learn workouts you can do in your own home!
Safe Prescription and Needle Disposal
Enrollments in Trimet's low-income fare
Depression, Anxiety, & PTSD screening
Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
SNAP & Oregon Health Plan Enrollment
Lead Testing for Children and Pregnant People
Resource Connection
and there are more exciting services in the works!

Partners include: Bishops Cuts/Color, Crunch Fitness, OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing, Q Center, Rockwood Boys and Girls Club, Cascade AIDS Project, Concordia University Nursing Program, Dr. Daniel Agosta, Multnomah County Student Health Centers, Guerreras Latinas, Keep OR Well, Multnomah County Crisis Line, Multnomah County Health Department, Multnomah County SNAP Outreach Team, Planned Parenthood, Project Access NOW, Sunshine Division, RIHO, Wallace Medical Concern, Working Class Acupuncture, YMCA, Metro, Trimet, P:ear, and more!

Come spend time with your fellow Rosewood community members, we will also have snacks!

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Working with Latina Survivors
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

Working with Latina Survivors

This workshop will address barriers and challenges immigrant women face when accessing services, conversations about gender norms and female roles in Latino Families, and understanding the need for cultural focus and sensitivity when serving Latina survivors.

Participants will understand barriers and access to services, the importance of communication styles, and address cultural needs beyond bilingual intentions

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21 Cartas
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

21 Cartas

21 Cartas explores the issue of immigration by amplifying the human stories behind the headlines.

Saturday, May 11 | 7:30 PM, doors 7 PM

Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E Main St, Hillsboro, OR 97123

Tickets $20 general, $15 senior, $10 students with ID
$5 tickets available at the door with Oregon Trail Card

https://www.darrellgrant.com/tickets/21-cartas-may-11-2019-walters-cultural-center

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Exhibition and Opening Reception
May
11
2:30 PM14:30

Exhibition and Opening Reception

The Immigrant Story invites you to join us for the second annual memorial event hosted by the Multnomah County Library. This gallery opening will honor those affected by the horrific violence that took place aboard a Portland MAX train on May 26, 2017. The Immigrant Story, along with its partners, photographer Jim Lommasson and the Multnomah County Library, is privileged to take part in this event by telling stories of six Muslim women in our community.

Join us for the opening reception for this exhibition, featuring talks from Jim Lommasson, The Immigrant Story founder and publisher Sankar Raman, and Mariamou Abdoulaye. Light refreshments will be served.

Opening Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2019
2:30–3:30 pm

C O L L I N S G A L L E R Y
3rd floor • Central Library • 801 SW 10th Ave • Portland • Oregon


This is a free community event.

The Exhibits

This opening collects two exhibits in one in order to draw attention to the resettled immigrant and refugee community in the Portland metro area. Collectively, the exhibit seeks to represent the emotions, humanity, creativity and resiliency of this community.

“WHO WE ARE: A Portrait Honoring Muslim Women in Our Community” explores the emotions of Muslim women in the aftermath of the violence that took place aboard a Portland MAX train on May 26, 2017. The six stories featured in this exhibit were documented by The Immigrant Story in 2017 and 2018. The first story was documented on June 29, 2017, just one month after the MAX incident. Each story is accompanied by a photo of the subject — with the women all wearing the traditional hijab.

“WHAT WE CARRIED: Fragments and Memories from Iraq and Syria” by award-winning photographer Jim Lommasson tells the stories of refugees fleeing the Iraq and Syrian wars. Lommasson photographed the objects the refugees brought with them to the United States — family snapshots, an archaeology book, heirloom china dishes, the Quran — on a white background and asked the owners to write directly on the open spaces left in the prints in order to elaborate upon each object’s significance. The resulting images are as beautiful as they are heartbreaking, providing viewers with only a small glimpse of what each person has lost.

The Immigrant Story is proud to be a platform for all underrepresented immigrant voices in our community. Our hope is that this display will provide an opportunity for visitors to explore the emotions of this particular community, which continues to bear the brunt of hate speech in the United States.

Please consider supporting and attending this event to honor the victims of the MAX incident.

For more information, please visit: TheImmigrantStory.org/who-we-are.

Exhibition
May 11–June 23, 2019

C O L L I N S G A L L E R Y
3rd floor • Central Library • 801 SW 10th Ave • Portland • Oregon


Gallery Hours
Sun. 10 am–5 pm • Mon. 10 am–8 pm • Tues.–Wed. noon–8 pm • Thu.–Sat. 10 am–6 pm

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21 Cartas
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

21 Cartas

21 Cartas explores the issue of immigration by amplifying the human stories behind the headlines.

Friday, May 10 | 7:30 PM, doors at 6:30 PM

Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 719-6055

Tickets $30 general, $20 senior, $10 students with ID
$5 tickets available at the door with Oregon Trail Card

https://www.darrellgrant.com/tickets/21-cartas-tickets-may-10-2019-alberta-rose-theatre

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Una Vida Mejor: A Tribute to the Original Dreamers
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Una Vida Mejor: A Tribute to the Original Dreamers

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!

https://bit.ly/2TqIhS6

Much love,
The Power to the Dreamers Team

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Last year we put together our very first event as a group, We the Dreamers: An Art Show to Defend DACA - raising $16,000 to give back to organizations doing work for the immigrant community.

This December we are doing it again, but shifting the focus from DACA to a different part of the undocumented community: the original dreamers, the parents.

The event will feature:

- Artwork by several undocumented artists
- Raffle with several participating Portland businesses
- Food & Drinks by our amazing organizers & caterers
- Presentation
- Very special musical guest & DJ to follow
- New merch for sale

Our goal is to raise $20,000, and we think we can do it with your help. 80% of the money we raise will go directly to our friends at Pueblo Unido, who continue doing really good work to help out folks with a vulnerable immigration status. The other 20% will go back to our team for more programming in 2019.

TICKETS: (coming next week)

*We will reserve some tickets at the door as well.

If you are a business that wants to join our raffle, or an individual who wants to volunteer, please keep an eye out for future posts, and make sure to follow us on Instagram at @powertothedreamers.pdx

More soon.

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Makers de Mayo: a Decolonized Market & Celebration
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Makers de Mayo: a Decolonized Market & Celebration

ENGLISH: This Cinco de Mayo, spend your day supporting local BIPOC makers at Makers de Mayo: a decolonized market and celebration hosted by Noche Libre and the Portland Mercado.

By now many people have learned that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration honoring the Battle of Puebla, in which Mexican armies defeated the French. However, the celebration came to the United States in the 1960's as a direct result of Chicanx activists seeking to highlight an event representing strength and resilience as the army that overthrew the French were indigenous and far outnumbered, yet still persevered. By the 1980's, however, alcohol corporations capitalized on the event, seeing it as a marketing opportunity to target Latinx communities.

So, this Cinco de Mayo, shop for goods made by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color makers, eat delicious food, and soak in sounds provided by the Noche Libre Latinx DJ collective.

ESPAÑOL: Este Cinco de Mayo, pase su día apoyando a los fabricantes locales de BIPOC en Makers de Mayo: un mercado descolonizado y una celebración organizada por Noche Libre y Portland Mercado.

Ya muchas personas han aprendido que el Cinco de Mayo es una celebración en honor de la batalla de Puebla, en la que los ejércitos mexicanos derrotaron a los franceses. Sin embargo, la celebración llegó a los Estados Unidos en la década de 1960 como resultado directo de activistas de Chicanx que buscaban resaltar un evento que representaba fuerza y resistencia, ya que el ejército que derrocó a los franceses era indígena y muy superado en número, pero aún así perseveró. Sin embargo, en la década de 1980, las corporaciones de bebidas alcohólicas capitalizaron el evento y lo vieron como una oportunidad de mercadeo para las comunidades Latinx.

Por lo tanto, este Cinco de Mayo, compre productos hechos por creadores negros, indígenas y de gente de color, coma comida deliciosa y absorba los sonidos proporcionados por el colectivo Noche Libre Latinx DJ.

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Community Gathering Picnic Day
May
4
3:00 PM15:00

Community Gathering Picnic Day

We are planning to have community gathering picnic day on May,4,2019 at 3:00PM to 7:00PM at AYCO parking lot and we are hoping you and your family can join us. This event is special to us since we expect Ramadan will start Sunday May,5,2019.
This even is free for all including children who will enjoy bounce house play, Henna, food etc.
Please help us spread the word and join us.
Looking forward seeing you all,

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Multicultural Family Day
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Multicultural Family Day

Multicultural Family Day

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Bring your family to Multicultural Family Day in the garden as part during Embracing Culture: Lan Su Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. There will be story time and family craft activities for everyone! Learn about the different traditions and cultures from participating program partners and watch amazing cultural performances from the Pacific Islands to the powerful drums of Japanese Taiko!

Included free with Lan Su membership or admission; no registration is required.

Community Table

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Portland Chinatown Museum

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Oregon Nikkei Endowment

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. — Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. — Confucius Institute at PSU

Story Time

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. — Story Time: Asian Children’s Favorite Stories

Family Craft Activity

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. —  Family Craft Activity: Fun with Origami

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. —  Learn How to Make a Chinese Knot with the Confucius Institute at Portland State University

Cultural Performances

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Ka Lei Hali’a O Ka Lokelani

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. — UNIT SOUZOU

Talk

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. — Chinese Influence in Japanese Poetics

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May Day #BlockTheWallPDX: Immigrants are welcome Here!
May
1
1:00 PM13:00

May Day #BlockTheWallPDX: Immigrants are welcome Here!

Come Join us as we #BlockTheWall and make it clear that we oppose the continued inhumane and blatantly fascistic practices of this administration.

Portland has shown a zero tolerance policy for ICE and CBP, their gestapo-like tactics that are responsible for terrorizing and imprisoning the migrant community have been criticized and confronted time and time again. The increasingly horrific and unlawful tactics, such as keeping asylum seeking families detained under bridges in unsanitary conditions with nothing but mylar blankets is more than unacceptable, it’s a crime against humanity.
The people will not stand silently as our local government is complicit with these fascist actions. Portland must become a true sanctuary city where we welcome asylum seekers, and kick ICE out.

We are joining the #BlockTheWall national call to action on May 1st. We will rally at Elizabeth Caruthers park at 1pm, followed by a peaceful demonstration protesting ICE operations in Portland. Use the hashtag #BlockTheWallPDX

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Spring Party!
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Spring Party!

When it is time to party, there is nothing quite like doing it with NW Entertainment. After our successful Valentine’s party, we decided to host another one upon your requests. Our goal is to meet a variety of music tastes from different countries by introducing singers and performers with different origins to provide an appealing environment to our Middle Eastern community in the state of Oregon.
For reservations, please call 5038198511 or 5038473030. Pick up your tickets from the following locations:

Cedar Halal (Beaverton)
Genie Hookah Lounge (Tigard)
Bazzar Market (Beaverton)
Sultan Lounge (Portland)
Yahya Corp Warehouse (Portland)

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Togo Independence Day Celebration
Apr
27
5:00 PM17:00

Togo Independence Day Celebration

Join us on the 27th of April for our annual Togolese Independence Celebration! Traditional Drumming and Dancing, DJ Music and Dance, tasty food and much more on the program.
Follow the link to buy the early birds tickets! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/togo-59th-independence-day-celebration-saturday-april-27-2019-tickets-55394756207?fbclid=IwAR076A5ZAjqSAxFimG-8MUys49YAKnEL5foqCYEg97DM4BmbX-WbAhZuPeM

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Conozca sus Derechos // Know your Rights
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Conozca sus Derechos // Know your Rights

Te invitamos a participar en el Taller Conozca sus Derechos.

Evento totalmente gratuito y en español para inmigrantes y aliados que desean aprender sobre derechos humanos y laborales. Además, tendremos una fería de recursos en la que acompañaran organizaciones como:

- SOAR (Servicios Legales de Inmigración)
- Pueblo Unido
- Adelante Mujeres
- Entre otros

Los asistentes participarán para una consulta legal GRATIS. Tendremos comida gratis al final del evento.

ESTACIONAMIENTO GRATUITO.


¡No faltes!

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PDX Global Eats 2019
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

PDX Global Eats 2019

PDX Global Eats is a fun event that brings people together to enjoy global cuisine, with tastings of food around the world to sample.

The event will feature food made by refugee and immigrant chefs in Portland metro area.

Poetry performance, live speed painting, story telling + more!

Ticket Price: $35 + Free Drink Token
LINK: https://therefugeecenter.org/global-eats/


All proceeds go towards helping refugees and immigrants build new lives in the US.

Event Website Link: COMING SOON.

Open for sponsorships and partnerships.

Email: wilson@therefugeecenter.org

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EMO's Annual Benefit Dinner & Community Celebration
Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

EMO's Annual Benefit Dinner & Community Celebration

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Benefit Dinner & Awards Celebration is the single most important annual fundraiser for our vital ministries to the poor, the vulnerable, the hungry and the sick throughout the state of Oregon. Funds contributed by sponsors and guests enable us to serve those in need and to advocate on their behalf at the Oregon Legislature for a just, equitable and sustainable society. We will also honor extraordinary individuals and organizations whose courage, moral vision and commitment to action have contributed profoundly to making Oregon, and the world, a better place.

Cost: $100 per Person Festival Seating; $2,000 for a Table of Ten (Includes Bronze Sponsorship and Reserved Seating).

This event is at the Benson Hotel.

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Semana de la Raza 2019: Unraveling Hidden Narratives
Apr
22
to Apr 27

Semana de la Raza 2019: Unraveling Hidden Narratives

One of the year's signature events at PCC's Rock Creek Campus, Semana de la Raza is a week-long celebration of the diverse experiences and widespread contributions of Latinx cultures and communities in the greater Portland metro area. All events are free for the public (hourly parking permits available onsite), including lectures, music, film, performances, awards, and more.

The theme for 2019, "Unraveling Hidden Stories," is designed to highlight the often silenced voices within the Latinx community, such as women, Afro-Latinx, indigenous, and LGBTQ+.

Check out http://www.pcc.edu/semana for the complete event schedule, more info, or to get involved.

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IRCO ILS Citizenship Day 2019
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

IRCO ILS Citizenship Day 2019

Join us on Saturday, April 20th for IRCO's Citizenship Day!

This is a FREE one-day clinic where you can talk to an experienced immigration lawyer who can help you or your loved ones with your citizenship application. Please call us at 971-271-6537 or email ircoils@irco.org for more information and to make an appointment. There are a limited number of walk in appointments, and walk-ins will only be accepted until 10am.

If you're interested in volunteering or providing support, please email our volunteer coordinator at IsabelL@irco.org

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