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ST. HELENS, Ore. [07/13/18] –Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Community Action Team Inc. of Columbia County received $2.16 million in federal funding for its Head Start program. Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Community Action Team Inc. of Columbia County has been a Head Start provider for fifty years, since 1968.
It’s undeniable that all over the world, young people are making waves. From gun control to higher education, the millennial generation has proven itself as one that shouldn’t be underestimated.
BEAVERTON, OR - From The Coalition of Communities of Color: The Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC) and members of its steering committee gathered with elected leaders Monday for the introduction and release of groundbreaking research into the lived experiences of communities of color in Washington County and the racial inequities they experience across several quality of life indicators.
Washington County elected officials and group representatives praised a report this week that delves into the problems and prospects of the county's burgeoning racial and ethnic minorities.
The report was released Monday, June 18, at a gathering organized by the Coalition of Communities of Color, which produced a similar report about Multnomah County in 2012.
The Coalition of Communities of Color released their comprehensive report on racial inequities in Washington County on Monday.
“Leading With Race: Research Justice in Washington County” comes after two years of research, and explores the lived experiences of eight communities in Oregon’s most diverse county.
Charter schools got some extra attention in Washington, D.C. today in the form of a U.S. House hearing.
The title of the hearing (“The Power of Charter Schools”) and the selection of witnesses (three of the four spoke highly of charters) made clear that the intent was to frame the discussion positively.