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August 18, 2010 at 5:09 am Leave a comment

Africa Bridge Farm to Table Benefit!
Please join Africa Bridge at the picturesque Lake View Farms (just 25 minutes west of downtown Portland) for its annual fundraising event.
         – Featuring a menu created by Jenn Louis, of Portland’s Lincoln Restaurant and Culinary Artistry and performances by Sebe Kan, Loveness Wesa and the Amani Marimba Group.
         – A chance to bid on several exotic travel excursions including a spot on a 2011 Africa Bridge safari (journey) to Tanzania, week at a Costa Rican villa and original works from African and locally known artists.
        – The opportunity to purchase a variety of international art, home decor and unique gifts at the Global Marketplace.


To learn more and purchase tickets

Portland Central America Solidarity Committee

Drop Beats Not Bombs

Hip Hop show to benefit PCASC (Portland Central American Solidarity Committee) sponsored by AFSC (American Friends Service Committee) and Global Fam. Featuring 2 Mex, Mic Crenshaw, Serge Sever, Rose Bent, M4, and Ubuntu Project. Kick off for the “No Soy El Army” Peace Tour.

Thursday August 26, 2010
315 SE 3rd AVE Portland OR

“Women’s Equality Day”

Saturday, Aug 28, 2010
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
First Unitarian Church
Salmon Street door between 12th and 13th Ave, Portland
90th anniversary celebration with a buffet lunch and program on women’s
issues around the world.  This event sponsored by WILPF (Women’s
International League for Peace and Freedom)
Please RSVP by August 15th to Georgia Pinkel:  or call
Johnni Freeborn:  503-643-4082.

What’s New in HIV? Conference    What's New Conf
What’s New in HIV? Come to the 6th Annual What’s New in HIV Conference on Saturday, September 11, 2010 and find out!
We have an awesome lineup of guest speakers who represent many of Portland’s major medical facilities and AIDS Service Organizations.  They will cover topics ranging the spectrum of HIV health issues, including the impact of HIV on cognition, mental health, and nutrition.  
This conference is created by Cascade AIDS Project and a dedicated team of
professionals including:  Multnomah County Health Department, OHSU’s HIV
Clinic, OHSU’s Partnership Project, Our House of Portland, Quest Center for Integrative Health, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s HIV Day Center, Oregon State Department of Health and Human Services, Research and Education Group, and the HIV Alliance.   
What’s New in HIV is the only HIV/AIDS medical update conference offered
annually in Oregon and Southwest Washington, so mark your calendar to

Where: Ambridge Event Center
            1333 NE MLK Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
When: Saturday September 11, 2010
Online Registration
For more conference information

Conversations in Global Health
The public need not register! Join us beginning
September 22, 2010
Noon -1pm
Mackenzie Hall, Seminar Room 1162
To expand awareness among OHSU students, faculty, and guests about a wide range of contemporary scholarly and real-life global health issues facing our world. We will consider the complex matrix of social, political, historic, economic, ethical, cultural, environmental, and pathological factors that influence disease, health, and well-being, whether global or local.
Global Health Center (GHC)  OHSU

AIDS Walk Portland – 7 Weeks Away!
October 3, 2010 in Pioneer Courthouse Square
The 24th Annual AIDS Walk Portland, a 2.5 mile walk and rally, raises critical funds for HIV/AIDS prevention, education, advocacy and support services throughout the Portland Metropolitan area. Over the past 23 years, AIDS Walk has raised nearly $4.3 million to help prevent new HIV infections and care for those living with the virus.

For complete information

What Are You Doing October 15?
Health Alliance International 3rd Annual Fundraiser
October 15, 2010
Seattle Museum of History and Industry
Click for more information


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