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MEAL PROVIDERS NEEDED!

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Volunteers are needed to prepare & serve dinners at the Human Solutions Family Center. Human Solutions Family Center 16015 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97233 Cell: 503-278-1637 Email: EFriedman@humansolutions.org www.humansolutions.org The Family Center is a no-turn away emergency family shelter located on 160th and Stark in East County / Gresham. Each night, 200 or more people stay at the shelter, …

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Stakeholder Survey regarding Public Health Division ADA Self-Evaluation

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The Public Health Division is currently engaged in an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) self-evaluation.  The goal of this assessment is to improve ADA accessibility for staff, stakeholders, and members of the public by: Inviting staff and stakeholders to provide feedback related to accessibility concerns at the Portland State Office Building (PSOB) and with services and activities; Identifying barriers to …

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HCAO Activists Needed to Attend Oct 19 Portland City Council Meeting

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HCAO Action Alert: HCAO Activists Needed to Attend Oct 19 Portland City Council Meeting  What:           Portland City Council Meeting Where:         Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland When:          Weds, October 19 9:45 am (arrive by 9:30 am) Why:            Show Support for …

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383,000 uninsured Oregonians, and thousands of working families who are under-insured and lack access to culturally competent healthcare. OHEA’s A Healthy Oregon: 21st Century Health Equity Priorities report provides a roadmap to key priorities that, with critical new investments, will improve outcomes and health equity in Oregon.

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Oregon Health Equity Alliance Releases A Healthy Oregon: 21st Century Health Equity Investments Report Oregon currently ranks 31 in state public health funding, 21% below the median state. Too many Oregonians are sick and die prematurely due to preventable disease. The time is now to close the gap on persistent and historic health disparities. That is according to a report …

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Consumer Reports: Is There a Cure for High Drug Prices?

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The cost of prescription drugs for tens of millions of Americans rose $2 billion last year, and all signs point to a continued rise. At stake is nothing less than the ability of Americans to afford the medicines they need. Can we stop the madness? Read about it here.

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