The Cinco de Mayo holiday is celebrated nationwide and in some places in Mexico. It has become a time to honor Mexican culture and heritage.
Students working together to confront hate and bullying
While racism, anti-semitism, and bullying make headlines across the country, new solutions are found in three towns. Not In Our Town: Class Actions highlights three stories of students confronting hate and bullying, working together to build safe and inclusive communities. What can our community learn about uniting against hate?
Little Town Of Bethlehem is about a courageous commitment to nonviolence.
A community forum on Monday, March 19, will discuss the impacts of the new Coordinated Care legislation on Lincoln County health care delivery services. This meeting is an informational follow-up to the November 9 Town Hall, attended by about 80 concerned citizens, at which panelists explained the legislation which created regional Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) throughout Oregon and took questions from the audience. After small group discussion, the priorities and concerns of attendees were collated and forwarded to the Oregon Health Authority, which then made recommendations for the implementing legislation passed in the just-ended legislative session.
Author Rich Forer is tourng the Northwest to share the insights he gained about the seemingly insoluble Israeli-Palestinian issues from his journey there while researching and writing Breakthrough: Transforming Fear into Compassion.
Forer will be speaking in Newport on Thursday March 15 at 7 p.m. In the downstairs meeting room of the Atonement Lutheran Church in Newport.