Chair Kafoury met with Somali American Council of Oregon members to discuss county budget, health outreach, and investing in Somali-speaking staff.
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This week, 19 men and women took the oath of allegiance at a ceremony of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The ceremony was held at Midland Library.
“Everybody ready?!” instructor Julie Collura shouts.“Ready!” the students shout back.
County teams up with the Asian Health and Service Center and local businesses to bring culturally-specific meal programs to seniors.
Staff at the Multnomah County Health Department are leading a statewide initiative to rethink health care for refugees.
“People always say that government is slow. But if the people are willing to move, the system will move.”
Programs for teens, professional development for parents topped list of concerns at meeting between Chair Kafoury and area residents of the Slavic community.
Hiab Ghebregherghis never expected when he started volunteering at Rockwood's library, that it would mean reuniting with a childhood friend from 8,000 miles away.
Multnomah County-supported El Programa Hispano brought community members together for a night of food, celebration and tradition.
Opciones y Educatión, or OYE, aims to promote more open dialog about sexuality, gender roles, and LGBT issues in Latino communities.