Homidokht Tavangari has spent 24 years at Multnomah County. Her struggles and her faith have shaped the way she serves clients as a nutrition assistant for WIC
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Julio Maldonado gave up a career in medicine to start a life with his wife and daughter in Portland. Today he visits patients in their homes as a community health worker.
Omar Al Samraae often thought it would be helpful to have a simplified guide to food cart ownership in Arabic. Today, the Multnomah County Health Department has just the thing.
When 16-year-old Felipa discovered she was pregnant, a nurse stepped in to hold her hand. Today Felipa is raising a toddler and pursing a degree in early education.
Multnomah County staff, local interpreters and regional trainers come together to develop expectations, best practices on serving limited English-proficient clients
Burmese community, Multnomah County, treatment provider team up to offer addiction treatment
Artist Hampton Rodriguez joined community leaders to share projects, exchange ideas at the 6th annual International Literacy Day.
How a tuberculosis case worker earns the trust of strangers.
When I was taking pictures, it didn’t even feel like work. I was having fun with the camera, and learning.
Hla Wah left her family in a Thai refugee camp at the age of 18 dreaming of a better life. What she found in Portland was far from what she hoped. But in some ways, so much better.
“What I’ve seen these girls do, just in terms of their confidence,” one SummerWorks supervisor says, “It wouldn’t have been possible without this summer."
Un programa piloto, proporciona productos cultivados localmente a clientes del Centro de Salud de Mid County (Mid County Health Center).