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Former Multnomah County intern Ricki Ruiz leads effort to transform abandoned Rockwood roller rink into a community futsal field.
On Aug. 12, community members and partners gathered to celebrate the opening of the Bud Clark Clinic. The event coincided with National Health Care Center Week.
Culturally-specific meal programs supported by the Department of County Human Services help combat hunger and give the county’s diverse, older population a chance to socialize.
At Thursday’s board meeting, the board recognized the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, mothers and their babies gathered at the county’s office of Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
"Home for Every Veteran" initiative calls on landlords/property owners and managers to help house our local homeless veterans.
Over a dozen students, all justice-involved adults, celebrated their achievements from the center this week. For many, their success in the program will lead to job and college opportunities.
Last week, the City of Wood Village gathered for their Annual Night Out to celebrate community bonds and reducing youth violence.
From support groups, to Zumba, to housing help - Multnomah County’s Bienestar de la Familia program works to promote the well-being of families in our community.
A pilot program launched this summer brings locally-grown produce from Zenger Farm to Mid County Health Center clients.
Department of County Human Services’ monthly market offers healthy options to working class families experiencing food insecurity.
Four Multnomah County employees will be recognized by American Probation and Parole Association this week for contributions to this community that go well beyond their official duties.
Multnomah County has been awarded a $6.25 million federal grant to help young people, their parents, and their teachers prevent unintended teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.
The program will provide shelter for men who suffer mental health issues and are justice-involved. The shelter comes after nearly a year of local government and outreach collaboration.
In honor of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision for marriage equality, Multnomah County's Morrison Bridge will feature a rainbow lighting display this week.
The board proclaimed July 2 as “Bring Your Dad to the Doctor Day,” encouraging people to take their male family members to the doctor.
Members of the Lents neighborhood partner with the county’s STRYVE program to paint the intersection of S.E. 86th and Glenwood Ave. in an act of peacemaking and community building.
Multnomah County’s multilingual, multicultural SNAP outreach team works to make healthy, fresh food an option for everyone in the community.
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- Board proclaims Aug. 6 - 12 as Voting Rights Week in Multnomah County
- Londer Learning Center celebrates 2015 graduation
- County’s youth initiative celebrates job opportunities, expanded lunch program in Wood Village
- VIDEO: Building community through the Bienestar de la Familia program
- Animal Services full of cats and dogs, hosts urgent adoption special