PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSING/PROJECT-BASED WAITING LIST OPENINGS
WHAT: Subsidized apartment housing waiting list openings in Portland — 4 days only
WHEN: June 8-11, 2016
WHERE: Portland, Oregon
MOTHER AFRICA’S CENTER EMPLOYMENT TRAINING CLASSES
WHAT: Intensive class to give you job-seeking skills, knowledge of American work culture and exposure to new career opportunities
WHEN: Every Friday for 8 weeks, 4-6pm, starting June 3
- Interpretation available — request the language you need
- Childcare available — let us know how many children you’ll bring
- Small stipend provided to help support your time and transportation
ENROLL NOW: Contact Colleen 206.619.5356 or Risho 253.249.8811
COOKING MATTERS EVENT DAY AT SOLID GROUND
WHAT: An interactive workshop that helps teach families learn how to make the most of their limited resources, including SNAP and WIC benefits
WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2016, 3-6pm
Cooking Matters Tour Leaders recreate the grocery store using props and labels with prices and nutrition facts to simulate commonly found items. Using these props, our Cooking Matters at the Store Tours teach four key shopping skills: identifying whole grains, reading food labels, buying fruits and vegetables on a budget and comparing unit prices.
We will offer delicious food samples, tips for healthy eating on a low budget, and gifts.
First come, first served.
JOB HUNTER’S BOOT CAMP
WHAT: An intensive “how-to” for job seekers
WHEN: 1-4pm on June 7, 9, 14, 16; 10:30-1:30 on June 27; participants must commit to attend all 5 sessions and be conducting an active job search.
ENROLL NOW: Email Lee Forshey at firstname.lastname@example.org