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Digest for December 24, 2009

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International Center for Traditional Childbearing Kwanzaa Celebration
Foundation Manager
Receptionist/Program Assistant with Women's Social Justice Organization
Sexual Health Workshop for Young Ladies by Multnomah County Health Department & Planned Parenthood
Natural Area Planting


International Center for Traditional Childbearing Kwanzaa Celebration

The International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) invites Portland's non-profit community to celebrate Ujamaa, the fourth day of Kwanzaa, on Tuesday, December 29th from 6-8pm at the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) located at 2823 North Rosa Parks Way.

We will celebrate the African American culture with an explanation of the Kwanzaa Holiday, by Shafia Monroe, food, ceremony and African Music.

There will be activities for the children and free books provided by The Children’s Book Bank.

All are Welcome! This is a great networking opportunity and food will be provided. Come learn about ICTC, your local family resource.

Where: At Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2823 North Rosa Parks Way, in the activity room.

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Jobs & Internships


organization:Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation
position summary:

The Foundation Manager (Manager) is responsible for the ongoing operations and activity of the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation. The Manager serves as liaison to the Board and all contract service providers. The Manager assists the Treasurer in overseeing the Foundation’s assets and business activity, including banking, investments, and risk management. The Manager is responsible for acknowledging all gifts. In consultation with the Board, the Manager plans and implements the Foundation’s events, public relations, grant making, and other pursuits. In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Manager may be asked to perform other duties as the Board may direct.

Contract period: July 1 to June 30

Salary / Pay Rate:$15-$18/Hour

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Receptionist/Program Assistant with Women's Social Justice Organization

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. (OTI) is seeking a Receptionist/ Program Assistant.

This position will be a full time salary position with occasional evening and weekend hours, and some flexibility in schedule. The Receptionist/ Program Assistant would be an experienced, gracious and professional first point of contact for OTI’s public, and assist the Office Manager with program support and clerical tasks. This is a one-year temporary position with continuation contingent on funding. Salary is negotiable commensurate with experience.

A strong commitment to social justice and economic empowerment for women is essential. Join a great team that has fun doing what they believe in!

Organizational Background:

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Sexual Health Workshop for Young Ladies by Multnomah County Health Department & Planned Parenthood

Do you know youth who are looking for something to do over winter break?....

Multnomah County Health Department and Planned Parenthood will be holding a SiHLE Training on December 28th and 29th from 10AM to 4PM at 449 NE Emerson at the North Precinct Community Meeting Room. Lunch and snacks will be served each day, youth who come on both December 28th and 29th will receive a $20 gift card to Forever 21 and be able to win great prizes and giveaways.

Through the SiHLE (Sisters Informing, Healing, Living, Empowering) curriculum young women participate in interactive group discussions that emphasize ethnic and gender pride while enhancing awareness of HIV risk reduction strategies, such as abstaining from sex, using condoms consistently, and having fewer sex partners.

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Natural Area Planting

Leverich Park Planting 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Building on the ongoing habitat restoration work at this park that surrounds Burnt Bridge Creek, we will be planting over four hundred native trees and shrubs. No experience required. All tools and materials will be provided, but come prepared for all weather conditions.

Join Vancouver Urban Forestry for the final planting of the year! Throughout 2009 we have planted over 800 trees and over 700 seedlings and shrubs throughout Vancouver making our city safer, healthier, and a more pleasant place to live and play. Help us celebrate a successful year by planting over 400 shrubs and willow stakes at Leverich Park next Tuesday morning.

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