Martin Luther King Jr. Week
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Schedule of Events: January 21 — January 24, 2013
National Day of Service
- Monday, January 21, 8:30am-2pm
- Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex, 15707 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton 97006
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All volunteers will meet here at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex (15707 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton 97006) at 8:30am for a kick off breakfast and rally before dispersing to their respective projects. There will be a total of six service projects taking place at multiple locations throughout Washington and Marion counties. Shuttles will be available to take volunteers to each of the sites.
- MacLaren Youth Correctional Facilities
2630 N Pacific Hwy, Woodburn, Oregon 97071
Volunteers will talk with incarcerated youth about the role education plays in achieving life goals. Volunteers will share their own experiences in how goal setting, self-efficacy and having positive influences have helped them become successful students.
*Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
- Virginia Garcia Clinic
226 SE 8th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123 (located along the Max Blue Line)
Help Virginia Garcia get a fresh start to 2013 by tackling some winter cleaning! Join us as we revitalize thing for our patients by cleaning our clinic, rearranging furniture, and packing up items for storage. We'll be getting "down & dirty" so make sure to wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to get a little messy!
- Forest Grove High School Mural Project
1715 Bonnie Lane, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116
Give the students of our SBHC (School-Based Health Center) a colorful start as they arrive back for a new semester with some colorful touch ups to the clinic space. Help add a clean coat of paint or put your artistic skills to work and help us create a colorful mural. Wear comfortable clothing that can get paint on them and closed-toed shoes.
- Forest Hills Park,
corner of SW Butner Road & Portola Avenue
Help us improve the natural areas and safety in this community park by pulling out invasive laurel trees that have overrun the natural areas. Volunteers will work together using lever-like tools designed to pull trees 10 - 15 feet in height out of the ground with ease. You'll be amazed at what you can do by the end of the day!
- Northwest Farm Workers Association
725 SE 7th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123
NWFW works with families and community member of low income. Give back to the latino community, we are going to need volunteers help with distribution and help transport winter items and clothing. We will be meeting in the Hillsboro location, and the distribution will be at Reedville Presbyterian church 2785 SW 209th Ave., Aloha OR we could use help with the transporting and distribution of these items.
- Food Drive
ASPCC, Clubs, & the QRC will be hosting food drives at the following locations:
- Albertsons ( 185th & West Union Rd.)
- Albertsons (Baseline & Cornelius Pass Rd.)
- Albertsons (185th & Farmington Rd.)
- Grocery Outlet (185th & Walker Rd.)
- Walmart Neighborhood Market (17275 NW Cornell Rd., Beaverton, 97006)
Rebelutionary Film Series
A Time for Justice: America's Civil Rights Movement
- Tuesday, January 22, 12 noon-2pm
- Multicultural Center: Building 5, Room 201
This Academy Award winning documentary film depicts the battle for civil rights as told by its foot soldiers. A Time for Justice recalls the crises in Montgomery, Little Rock, Birmingham and Selma and reveals the heroism of the individuals who risked their lives for the cause of freedom and equality. Screening will be followed by discussion.
A History of Hate in the Pacific Northwest
- Wednesday, January 23, 1-2pm
- Event Center, Building 9
Join us as we talk about the history of hate crimes and civil rights abuses in the Pacific Northwest. Members of the FBI's Portland Hate Crimes unit will present a brief history of hate based groups and incidents in the area, as well as what you can do to assist them in their fight
MLK Week Reception
- Thursday, January 24, 4-6pm
- Event Center, Building 9
Join members of the Rock Creek community as we gather to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards will be given to volunteers as we reflect on the Day of Service and hear from community members the impact PCC students are having in the community. Light Refreshment.