In 2012, Oregonians celebrate the centennial of women winning the right to vote.
National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) presents awards to outstanding county communications projects. The following awards were given to the Multnomah County Communications...
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Domestic violence is a serious public health concern that touches many individuals on both a national and local level.
As part of our ongoing efforts to fuel economic growth in our community, Multnomah County recently unveiled a new microloan program that...
I was traveling the country and I had four cities I was going to look at and explore -- Portland, Seattle, Denver and San Francisco. And Portland was the one that won.
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"When I first got to the CIC (Citizen Involvement Committee) , one of the things that struck me of course was the fact that there was only gender diversity on the...
As Oregon’s most populous county, Multnomah County has a rich and fascinating history that dates back to 1854.
"A lot of people think librarians get to sit around and read all the time, and that’s not true. I do my reading on my own time. The job isn’t just reading."
Carl Goodman, assistant director of Multnomah County’s Department of Community Justice, received the Flemming Award at the Managers of Color's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event on Jan. 11.
We couldn’t find the services we needed for my kids, and in looking at different places to go to access services, I looked at Portland.
"I’ve traveled and stayed in different cities and states and I just love Portland. It’s just the right amount of busyness and just the right amount of calm."
How safe and functional is the current downtown courthouse?When the courthouse was built between 1909 and 1914, the county had one-third its current population, and it was long before modern buildi...
The following Multnomah County programs were honored with 2011 Achievement Awards from the ...
“I like to laugh because my work is so serious.”
During the summer there’s no better way to celebrate neighbors, family and community than a good old fashioned parade. And at Multnomah County, we have a long history of taking part in the fun.
“I worked up until like 18 days before I gave birth. I didn’t know any different, and somebody had to pay the bills.”
"Everyone tells you to grow up and become one thing, but you don’t have to become one thing."
This summer Multnomah County was thrilled to welcome a diverse team of bright and motivated interns.
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In partnership with Chair Jeff Cogen’s Office, Multnomah County’s Office of Diversity and Equity unveiled a tool...