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Equity in Education: A Level Playing Field? Tuesday, Feb 8th

A panel discussion from the League of Women Voters: Tuesday, February 8, 7:00 pm Board Room, Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland

How do school districts use the resources available to them to help every child succeed? The LWV of Portland has just completed a study and published their report, Public School Districts [...]

Washington High Community Center – Project Status

For those interested in finding out the latest on the Washington High Community Center project, please take note of the upcoming meeting:

The meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 24th has been reschedule for Monday, February 28th.

There was a conflict with a Buckman Neighborhood meeting, so we rescheduled. The draft report will be available by [...]

Upcoming Central City 2035 Symposiums

The Central City 2035 team is continuing its Symposium Series in 2011 with four events in February and more to come in March. Each symposium is an intense and focused work session organized around one topic that is of particular importance to Portlanders and the Central City. Participants will learn about and drill into tough [...]

Stolen Food Cart Benefit Concert

February 5, 2011: 4-8pm A La Carts Food Pavilion 4926 SE Division St (Entrance on SE 50th Ave) Portland, OR 97202

STOLEN FOOD CART BENEFIT CONCERT Presented by Off The Griddle and A La Carts Food Pavilion On Saturday, February 5, 2011, A La Carts Food Pavilion will hold a Portland foodie community event to [...]

Esplanade Detour Near OMSI, Feb. 2 – 11

Bike traffic on the Eastbank Esplanade between the Hawthorne Bridge and SE Caruthers Street will be temporarily detoured to SE Water Avenue Wednesday, February 2, through Friday, February 11, 2011.

In preparation for the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project’s new bridge over the Willamette River, crews will be collecting geotechnical samples along the riverbank using [...]

Streetcar Construction Update

Portland Streetcar Construction Advisory

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION FOLLOWED BY TRACK INSTALLATION WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF JANUARY 24, 2011 ON SE MLK FROM HAWTHORNE TO MILL.

THIS WORK AREA WILL BE UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR UP TO FOUR WEEKS. (Construction subject to change).

THE WEEK OF JAN 24, THE TWO CENTER LANES [...]

Citywide Land Use Meeting, Monday, Jan. 24

CITYWIDE LAND USE GROUP (NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING A LIVABLE PORTLAND) Monday – January 24, 2011 7:00 to 9:00 pm Room 2500 B; 1900 Building; 1900 SW Fourth

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The Oregonian’s Duin Outlines Issue Surrounding Lot at 20th & Market

This issue was brought up at HAND’s last meeting, but to get a better idea of the concerns some neighbors have about how procedures were done, read Steve Duin’s column from this Sunday’s Oregonian.

In Southeast Portland, city redefines equity and customer service

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/steve_duin/index.ssf/2011/01/in_southeast_portland_city_red.html

Abernethy Elementary School Kindergarten Roundup, Wednesday, Feb. 16

If you know a family with preschoolers in the neighborhood, please be sure to pass this on!

Abernethy Elementary School’s kindergarten round up is Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Find out more about your neighborhood elementary school, register your child and more! For more information, visit http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/abernethy/

Hosford Jazz Celebration, Friday, Jan. 21

Everyone is welcome at the JAZZ CELEBRATION !!! Friday Jan. 21, 6:30 pm., Hosford Middle School

There is still time to pick up advance tickets and support the Hosford Jazz Band! Tickets will be available in the school office until 4:00 Friday. $10 for adults, $8 for students (all tickets at the door will be [...]