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Immigrant & Refugee Music Camp Instrument Drive and Fundraiser

  • The Oregon Public House 700 Northeast Dekum Street Portland, OR, 97211 United States (map)

  Hosted by Portland Meet Portland In partnership with with XRAY.fm and the Oregon Public House, Portland Meet Portland is hosting an Instrument Drive and Fundraiser for our first annual 2018 Immigrant and Refugee Youth Music Camp!

Come grab a beer and some food at the Oregon Public House on June 6th between 5:30pm and 8:30pm to donate guitars and other instruments, working mics and mic cables, amps, etc... All instruments donated will be given to the youth participants after the camp is finished so they can continue to make music in their lives.

This camp is absolutely free for participants so we are also looking to raise funds on our gofundme page: https://www.gofundme.com/immigrantrefugee-youth-rock-camp
Spread the word and we hope to see you there!
Info on the camp:
Portland Meet Portkand's Immigrant and Refugee Youth Music Camp provides students (ages 13 to 17) with free, high-quality and culturally responsive music education and mentorship from some of the most respected musicians in the local Portland music scene. Students will gain invaluable encouragement and experience in expressing themselves musically and artistically to their peers and their communities, and they’ll learn how to collaborate creatively with each other. The goal of our camp is to decrease isolation and find new ways to connect youth from inside and outside of mainstream American culture, allowing room for these students to carve out their own expressive safe space and to share it in their own creative terms.
No musical experience is necessary for youth to participate. By the end of the camp, campers will know how to play their instrument of choice and perform an original song, at a showcase concert, live in front of friends, family, and community members on the evening of July 20th.
The Music Camp will be held at Franklin High School, Monday, July 16th, through Friday, July 20th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Earlier Event: June 6
MEET THE EMPLOYER EVENT
Later Event: June 7
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