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Prepared remarks of Commissioner Lori Stegmann at Feb. 22's AAUW Celebration of the 100th anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote.
County employees with a passion for, and expertise in, equity filled the boardroom to hear an update on the progress being made to address inequities within the workplace.
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Multnomah County Awarded Additional $2 Million by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge to Advance Local Justice System Reform
The transformation of Multnomah County’s family shelter system into one with personal rooms and onsite services is complete after Portland Homeless Family Solutions opened its Family Village campus.
Multnomah County Juvenile Services Division to cease public release of youth photos with implementation of Senate Bill 1008.
Staff reflect on three decades of improving treatment, shift to chronic disease
Licensing beings early 2020; inspections to begin in summer
At a time when some local voices have joined the Trump administration in demanding massive warehouse-style facilities on the fringes of the community — at the expense of neighborhood-based shelters wh
The funds will help the Joint Office of Homeless Services turn almost 300 affordable apartments into supportive housing and services.
More than 50 testify during second hearing on proposed sales restrictions of flavored e-liquids, tobacco
The Board of County Commissioners approved a vehicle fee increase to help fund the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project on December 5. The increase takes effect in 2021.
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health teamed up for a second year with Mudbone Grown to provide weekly produce boxes to Black and African American families.
Chair Deborah Kafoury on restated the County’s support for the young people suing the state over the climate crisis, saying the time has come to protect those qualities which make for a livable Oregon
Health officials, advocates point to point to short-term, chronic health risk from exposure to e-cigarette vapor and health consequences of nicotine addiction
Stabilization, Treatment and Preparation on Glisan
Focus on tobacco, addiction, violence and safe streets, Public Health leaders say