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Digest for January 21, 2009

Digest Contents:

Old Town Chinatown Art Walk
History Pub Event
'Te llevo en la sangre' opens Jan. 30 at Milagro Theatre
Plant Trees with Friends of Trees on January 24th!
Free workshop, "Creating a Plan for Your Child - A Person Centered Planning Workshop"
World Oil Supply: At the Turning Point? Presented by John Kaufman at the Bagdad @ 6pm on Jan 21st
Job Opportunity with Life by Design NW
Development Director
Homebuyer Orientation Workshop
Buying Healthy food on a budget!
Learn about Clark County Watersheds and help the environment
Volunteer Wanted for Database Upkeep: Support Affordable Homeownership in Clackamas Co.
Plant Trees with Friends of Trees this Saturday the 24th!
Plant Trees with Friends of Trees on January 24th!

Events

Old Town Chinatown Art Walk

Grab your parasol and join us for a special Art Walk. 

This month, we'll visit galleries in Chinatown and Portland's hidden Japantown.  

Sunday, January 25 at 2:00pm.

Meet at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center 121 NW 2nd Ave between Davis and Couch.

Please RSVP at http://event.pingg.com/ChineseNewYearArt

Sponsored by the Old Town Chinatown Neighborhood Association.  Tours are free, rsvp is requested.

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History Pub Event

History Pub, January 26, 2009, 7pm

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'Te llevo en la sangre' opens Jan. 30 at Milagro Theatre

The nonprofit Miracle Theatre Group is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of TE LLEVO EN LA SANGRE, an Argentine comedy written by Mónica Silver, directed by Daniel Jáquez and sponsored by SmartForest Ventures. Performances will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles January 30-February 21, 2009 at the Milagro Theatre (525 SE Stark St., Portland). http://www.milagro.org

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Plant Trees with Friends of Trees on January 24th!

January 24th Kerns, Laurelhurst and Sunnyside Neighborhood Planting. -Thanks to so many of you answering President Obama’s call to service, our planting events on January 17th were hugely successful! After an absolutely stunning volunteer turn-out on the 17th, don’t stop helping your community! Friends of Trees has planted over 360,000 trees in our 20 year history, and we couldn’t have done it without YOU! So come out this Saturday to plant trees in the SouthEast Portland neighborhoods of Kerns, Laurelhurst and Sunnyside. WHERE: Sunnyside Methodist Church, 3520 SE Yamhill St, Portland OR. WHEN: Saturday January 24th, 8:45am-1:00pm. Questions?

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World Oil Supply: At the Turning Point? Presented by John Kaufman at the Bagdad @ 6pm on Jan 21st

John Kaufman will present and discuss the history and current climate of the world oil supply and address the concept of Peak Oil.  According to US EIA (Energy Information Association) data ( www.eia.doe.gov/ipm/supply.html ), world oil supplies peaked in 2004.  Many have heard of the concept of 'peak oil', but do not fully understand the reality.  Peak oil, conceptually, simply means that the oil that is left in the ground is more difficult and more expensive to obtain.  This presentation will discuss the economic and social implications of peak oil as well as the need and rise in green collar jobs.  Green-collar work may be one of the greatest opportunities as our society and economy change from one being oi

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Jobs & Internships

Job Opportunity with Life by Design NW

Life by Design NW JOB SUMMARY - Office Assistant

Please submit resume and cover letter to Caitlin Villavicencio at [email protected] or call 503-731-6608 for more information.

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Information

organization:Juvenile Rights Project, Inc.
position summary:

Juvenile Rights Project, Inc. is hiring a full-time Development Director. JRP is a non-profit law and advocacy firm in Portland, OR, which represents children in foster care and in the juvenile justice system. JRP advocates for children in the courtroom, in the legislature, and in public school systems. JRP’s SchoolWorks and Helpline programs provide direct assistance to court-involved and other vulnerable children and youth.

The Development Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of effective strategies to obtain contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Director will focus on building relationships, expanding our donor base and increasing community visibility for JRP.

Responsibilities

Salary / Pay Rate:$47,000-$56,000/yr. starting salary, DOE, plus health, dental, retirement, disability benefits. Paid sick and vacation leave.

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Nonprofit News

Homebuyer Orientation Workshop

The Community Housing Resource Center will be holding a free orientation on Wednesday, January 21st, from 6-7:30PM at the Center.  This workshop will outline the steps to homeownership and the services provided by the Center.  No reservations are required.  For information, contact Kevin Gillette at 360-690-4496 X101 or [email protected]

 

Kevin L. Gillette, Program Manager

Community Housing Resource Center

2700 NE Andresen Rd., Ste. D3

Vancouver, WA. 98661

360-690-4496 X101

Fax: 360-694-6665

   

 

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Trainings

Buying Healthy food on a budget!

Join us for a FREE "How to Buy Food on a Budget" Workshop

  Find out how to save money, feed your family, and eat healthy while shopping at the grocery store.   Wednesday, January 28, 2009 6:00pm - 8:00pm Lent Elementary School, 5105 SE 97th Ave., Portland Includes: FREE Childcare, Light Dinner, and raffle for prizes. Agenda: Cooking demonstration, grocery shopping tips, eating, resources, and more. FREE and OPEN TO EVERYONE!  

  Please RSVP by Monday, Jan 26th by calling 503-916-6322. (Class limit: 25 adults + children) For a flyer in English or Spanish, visit www.rosecdc.org/Events.html

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Volunteering

Learn about Clark County Watersheds and help the environment

Sign Up for FREE Watershed Stewards Volunteer Training.

Learn what you can do to maintain healthy watersheds for your community, fish and wildlife and future generations.

This training is approved for Clock Hours (educational credit hours for teachers) through ESD 112 in Clark County

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm February 10th - April 14th

To apply or for more information please contact: [email protected] 360-397-6060 x 7703 http://clark.wsu.edu/volunteer/ws/training

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Volunteer Wanted for Database Upkeep: Support Affordable Homeownership in Clackamas Co.

CCLT (Clackamas Community Land Trust), a non-profit providing permanently affordable homeownership opportunities, is looking for a star volunteer who can make an ongoing commitment to assist CCLT with upkeep of its fundraising and outreach database. Trustworthiness and basic computer experience using Microsoft Office is all we require (the volunteer will use MS Access). CCLT needs help from the community to expand opportunities for hard-working people, retirees, and all kinds of folks who are finding it difficult to afford a home.

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Plant Trees with Friends of Trees this Saturday the 24th!

January 24th Creston-Kenilworth, Eastmoreland, Reed, Woodstock Neighborhood Planting. -Thanks to so many of you answering President Obama’s call to service, our planting events on January 17th were hugely successful! After an absolutely stunning volunteer turn-out on the 17th, don’t stop helping your community! Friends of Trees has planted over 360,000 trees in our 20 year history, and we couldn’t have done it without YOU! So come out this Saturday to plant trees in the SouthEast Portland neighborhoods of Creston-Kenilworth, Eastmoreland, Reed and Woodstock. WHERE: Holy Family Parish 7525 SE 39th Ave, Portland OR 97202. WHEN: Saturday January 24th, 8:45am-1:00pm. Questions?

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Plant Trees with Friends of Trees on January 24th!

January 24th Kerns, Laurelhurst and Sunnyside Neighborhood Planting. -Thanks to so many of you answering President Obama’s call to service, our planting events on January 17th were hugely successful! After an absolutely stunning volunteer turn-out on the 17th, don’t stop helping your community! Friends of Trees has planted over 360,000 trees in our 20 year history, and we couldn’t have done it without YOU! So come out this Saturday to plant trees in the SouthEast Portland neighborhoods of Kerns, Laurelhurst and Sunnyside. WHERE: Sunnyside Methodist Church, 3520 SE Yamhill St, Portland OR. WHEN: Saturday January 24th, 8:45am-1:00pm. Questions?

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