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Hunger on the Ballot (oregonfoodbank.org)

Oregonians who face hunger know what it’s like to make tough decisions between food and other essential needs. That's why we asked the candidates for governor where they stand on issues related to food insecurity and its root causes. We asked them to share what decisions they’re ready to make , which policies and programs they would support , and what solutions they will bring to ensure all our communities have consistent access to nutritious, culturally-appropriate food . Hear from each...

Angelica Cortes: Lived Experience Leading the Movement (oregonfoodbank.org)

Angelica Cortes, she/her/ella: Portland, Oregon Angelica Cortes is a true community leader. An organizer, volunteer, and mentor, Angelica has helped her community access affordable, nutritious food and inspired countless others to organize together to eliminate the root causes of hunger for good. For years, Angelica has been leading the anti-hunger movement in Oregon. She describes community organizing as part of her essence, and she is passionate about promoting education and access to...

Oregon Food Bank CEO Delivers U.S. Senate Committee Testimony on Federal Action to Help End Hunger (oregonfoodbank.com)

In a rare opportunity, Oregon Food Bank CEO Susannah Morgan addressed the United States Senate Committee on Finance – chaired by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) – to provide witness testimony on the topic of Examining Charitable Giving and Trends in the Nonprofit Sector . In her testimony, Morgan shared the importance of community support while reinforcing the best way Congress can reduce hunger: federal action on proven solutions that directly support families and address systemic barriers to...

Scholarships now available for Mind Matters Now!

Has the pandemic stressed you out? Want to learn the self-soothing skills of Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience directly from the author, Dr. Carolyn Curtis? Good news! The Dibble Institute has received generous funding for scholarships to the online, full 12-lesson series, Mind Matters Now . The course helps teachers, social workers, medical professionals, and others manage their stress by building resilience skills and practices for mental well-being. (CEU’s are...

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