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Digest for April 8, 2009

Digest Contents:

Special Film Screening benefitting Project Youth Doc
Make It Pop! a benefit concert for PDX Pop Now!
event post for Wednesday
A Conversation with Amy Goodman - Benefit for KBOO Community Radio
Program Assistant – Adelante Chicas Youth Program
counseling/social work licensure internship
Manager for a Satellite Senior Meal Site
Free Copier Toner
CONNECTING TO ECONOMIC STIMULUS FUNDING
Mandala Creation Workshops
Reminder: Proposal Writing Basics Workshop
ADHD workshop scholarships

Events

Special Film Screening benefitting Project Youth Doc

Since 2002, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has been successfully creating positive friendships that benefit children, volunteers, families, neighborhoods, and our community. In 2007 Big Brothers Big Sisters partnered with Film Action Oregon to expose Littles to the magic of filmmaking through Project Youth Doc. The partnership is continuing this year.

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters and Film Action Oregon on Saturday, April 11th from 10 AM ‘til noon at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Boulevard, for a special screening of documentary films made by Portland youth. General admission is $5 with all proceeds going in to a general scholarship fund for Littles to participate in Project Youth Doc for free this summer.

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Make It Pop! a benefit concert for PDX Pop Now!

Make it Pop! a benefit for PDX Pop Now!

Thursday April 30th, 2009 | 7:30-11 pm The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel Portland 1022 SW Stark St. Portland, OR 97205

Musical performances by:

Brandon Summers of The Helio Sequence Ryan Sollee of The Builders & The Butchers Loch Lomond

Dantronix Video DJ

All Ages. Admission $30. Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets

Made possible by Ace Hotel Portland | Artemis Catering | Bakery Bar | Captured by Porches Brewing | Stumptown Coffee Roasters | Bladen County Records

Questions? Email [email protected]

About PDX Pop Now!

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event post for Wednesday

Dine Out for SMART at Old Spaghetti Factory Tonight!

Join us at The Old Spaghetti Factory in Clackamas, Portland or Tanasbourne on Wednesday, April 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. to raise money for SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)!

The Old Spaghetti Factory will donate 10% of your dinner’s proceeds to SMART when you present flyer.  To print flyer, please visit SMART’s website at http://getsmartoregon.org/getinvolved/events.html#dineout

Take this wonderful opportunity to help encourage our kids to read and enjoy a fun evening out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Conversation with Amy Goodman - Benefit for KBOO Community Radio

Join us for a Conversation with Amy Goodmanhost of Democracy Now! Featuring Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza from KBOO's Voices from the Edgein a Benefit for KBOO Community Radio Saturday, April 11Noon, doors open at 11am Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, Portland Tickets $15

Advance sales available through the Crystal Ballroom Box Office, Bagdad Theater or in person at KBOO Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza from KBOOs Voices from the Edge morning talk radio program will interview Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, live on stage to discuss the paperback release of her book Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times and about her experiences as an award-winning ground-breaking journalist.

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Jobs & Internships

Program Assistant – Adelante Chicas Youth Program

POSITION TITLE: Program Assistant REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator

Adelante Chicas, is a youth program of Adelante Mujeres. Adelante Chicas was developed in response to an expressed need for a safe and fun environment in which young Latinas can learn from each other and about their heritage; express themselves freely about their experience as Latinas living in the U.S.; and take leadership within the wider community. The program provides a support network for Latina girls, to enhance their self-esteem and promote options for a positive future.

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counseling/social work licensure internship

Richmond Place, an Impact Northwest transitional housing program for homeless families, has 1-2 internships available for counselors or social workers seeking clinical licensure. Weekly clinical supervision would be provided by an LCSW with over 20 years of clinical and supervision experience in exchange for four hours per week of individual , group, or family therapy with youth ages 10-18 and their families.

Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in counseling or social work and recent experience providing therapy or social services to youth and families.

If interested, please send resume, letter of interest and three references to Kathy Lovrien at [email protected]

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Manager for a Satellite Senior Meal Site

Responsible for a mid-day meal service for seniors in downtown Portland. Successful candidate will have experience working in a production kitchen specifically in a hospital, school or hotel environment.

Associate Degree or two years work experience or education in Human Resources, Psychology, Gerontology, Management, Social Work, Community Nutrition, or other related field.

Management experience preferred. Ability to work in a team environment and work under own initiative. Skill and motivation to work with a multi-culturally and socially diverse population. Experience in working with volunteers.

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Nonprofit News

Free Copier Toner

Free Copier Toner

Posting: We have 2 bottles of copier toner - Minolta MT Toner 502A.  Free to any non-profit that would like to pick it up!  Contact Sara at [email protected] 

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Q & A

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Trainings

CONNECTING TO ECONOMIC STIMULUS FUNDING

Time is of the essence! The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the final version of the Stimulus Bill, contains many, many program components. The Obama Administration is forging full steam ahead to put the money to work. Join us for a discussion on where the money is and how to access it.

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Mandala Creation Workshops

This 6 week Mandala Creation Workshop to help you create mandala drawings. You will be guided using 2 different forms of meditation that channel your energy into the creation of luminous mandalas on paper. Supplies will be provided you just need to bring yourself, a pillow (to sit on), and perhaps a journal. These workshops are Sacred Art based which offers many outstanding growth opportunities and personal enhancement guidance. The workshop will be conducted weekly on Sunday afternoons for the general public beginning April 19th, 2009. Each session will focus on a different subject and type of mandala to create with each session lasting 3 hours in a safe, nonjudgmental, egoless atmosphere, using paper and colored pencils.

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Reminder: Proposal Writing Basics Workshop

Thursday, April 9, 2009 4-5:30 p.m.

Multnomah County Central Library, U.S. Bank Room

801 S.W. 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97205 503.988.5123

We still have spaces available for this free event! Register at: http://events.multcolib.org/events/cfml/index.cfm?action=1101&LanguageID=1

Learn about the basics of writing a proposal for your nonprofit organization.

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ADHD workshop scholarships

Dr. Jeff Sosne, Lynea Gillen, MS & Jim Gillen, RYT- 500 May 2 & 3 9 am - 4 pm Lewis & Clark College SW Portland, Oregon $245 (includes handbook) $55 extra for PSU Credit ($125 scholarship rate available for CNRG members!) Register at www.yogacalm.org Info: [email protected]

Learn specific strategies and practical ideas to help children develop social/emotional awareness, concentration skills, confidence, and the ability to manage emotions and impulses.

This workshop reviews current ADHD treatment practices, uncovers some of the myths of ADHD and introduces specially-designed classroom and counseling activities such as yoga-based movement, nervous system regulation techniques, social/emotional games, and relaxation and story-telling techniques. 

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Volunteering

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