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The Wage/Working jukebox has moved to Likewise, 3564 SE Hawthorne

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KYC is excited to partner with AARP Oregon AGAIN for a new tour of Portland's Waterfront, 10/24 10am

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Thank you to all our Kickstarter Supporters! Click to find your name.

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Thanks! Portland Timbers Commmunity Fund honor Jade Journal students.

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RSVP for our first food rights by bike tour!

Earlier in January on Martin Luther King Day, Know Your City and People’s Food Co-op hosted a dialogue about food justice and its intersection with race and class in Portland, which sold out in less than two weeks. In response to this demand and the critical need for this program, Know Your City and People’s Food Co-op is proud to partner again and present two Food Rights by Bike tours. We will be visiting food justice advocates throughout North Portland on August 27th and September 14th, with free drinks and snacks provided by People’s Co-op. Tell your friends, and get your tickets here!

And look out for our other upcoming specialty tours:

We’ll be hosting another Hidden History of Albina tour on July 30th, and another Alberta Arts Tour with Alberta Art Works on August 6th. We’re partnering with the Halprin Landscape Conservancy on two walking tours of the Historic Halprin Sequence, including parks like as the Ira Keller Fountain, which helped elevate Portland as a city for inviting civic spaces. RSVP for our first tour on August 13th.

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Unique Ink Update #2: This week, the Unique Ink interns visited University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communications and the Pacific Northwest College of Art. At U of O, they met with Dean Dr. Juan-Carlos Molleda, Anthony Whitten (Cameron’s brother), Simone Myers, and Sylvia Hernandez, and Sylvia Hernandez about scholastic journalism, the importance of seizing education and career opportunities, and general admissions and scholarship information. At PNCA, Patrick Forster led us on a facilities tour, including student galleries and printmaking equipment. He spoke about community education programs and college programs at PNCA, and the possibility of pursuing a wide variety of interest areas in the arts at the school. Stay tuned for more updates on the program!

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If you’re a writer or illustrator, apply to work on Oregon History Comics, Second Edition! And we have a special opportunity for youth between 12 and 24 called Youth Voices. Apply here!

 

 

 

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As a reminder, we expanded the schedule of our recurring walking tours for the Summer. Until the end of September, we are hosting “$10 at 10,” walking tours that start at 10amon Fridays and Sundays beginning from the downtown Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave). And for the month of July if you bring two friends who purchase $10 at 10tickets — we’ll give you a free ticket!

Show your support for Know Your City! Grab lunch or dinner at La Bonita North (2710 N Killingsworth) onAugust 19th, and 15% of sales will be donated to support our work.

Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
July 30th, 12:00 – 2:00: Hidden History of Albina
July 31st, 10;00 – 12:00: PDX 101 Tour
August 5th, 10:00-12:00: A People’s History of Portland
August 6th, 1:00 – 3:00: Alberta Arts Tour
August 13th, 10:00 – 12:00: Historic Halprin Tour
August 14th, 10:00 – 12:00: DIY Portland
August 19th, ALL DAY: La Bonita NORTH benefit fundraiser for Know Your City
August 19th, 10:00 – 12:00: People’s History of Portland
August 21st, 10:00 – 12:00: PDX 101 Tour
August 26th, 10:00 – 12:00: Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour
August 27th, 11:00 – 2:00Food Rights by Bike

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Don’t Miss These Great Summer Opportunities!

On Friday, August 19, La Bonita NORTH is donating 15% of their sales to Know Your City. Come to 2710 N Killingsworth anytime on the 19th for excellent food and to support an important cause.

Here’s an update on our upcoming specialty tours:

We’re partnering with the Halprin Landscape Conservancy to lead two walking tours of the Historic Halprin Sequence, including parks like as the Ira Keller Fountain, which helped elevate Portland as a city for inviting civic spaces.RSVP for our first tour on August 13th. We are also hosting another Hidden History of Albina tour on the 30th, and another Alberta Arts Tour with Alberta Art Works on August 6th.

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This summer, Know Your City has partnered with Roosevelt High School on the Unique Ink project. Unique Ink is a six week program led by KYC Programs Coordinator, Lydia Grijalva, culminating in the production of ten children’s books that reflect the beautiful diversity of the St. John’s community. The youth do writing workshops, Tuesday through Thursday, and we’ve also led tours through Cathedral Park and the Multnomah County Library System. Stay tuned for more updates!

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If you’re a writer or illustrator, apply to work on Oregon History Comics, Second Edition! And we have a special opportunity for youth between 12 and 24 called Youth Voices. Apply here!

 

 

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As a reminder, we expanded the schedule of our recurring walking tours for the Summer. Until the end of September, we are hosting “$10 at 10,” walking tours that start at 10am on Fridays and Sundays beginning from the downtown Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave). And for the month of July if you bring two friends who purchase $10 at 10 tickets — we’ll give you a free ticket!

Show your support for Know Your City! Grab lunch or dinner at La Bonita North (2710 N Killingsworth) onAugust 19th, and 15% of sales will be donated to support our work.

Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
July 22nd, 10:00 – 12:00: PDX 101 Tour
July 24th, 10:00 – 12:00: A People’s History of Portland
July 30th, 12:00 – 2:00: Hidden History of Albina
August 5th, 10:00-12:00: A People’s History of Portland
August 6th, 1:00 – 3:00: Alberta Arts Tours
August 13th, 10:00 – 12:00: Historic Halprin Tour
August 14th, 10:00 – 12:00: DIY Portland
August 19, ALL DAY: La Bonita NORTH benefit fundraiser for Know Your City

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Calling All Artists! Get paid to work with Know Your City

Friend —

It’s exciting times at Know Your City! Read below for some awesome opportunities to work with us on upcoming creative projects.

box-front4_smallIn 2011, Know Your City first published its wildly popular Oregon History Comics, the brainchild of Portland reporter Sarah Mirk. Thanks to the support of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, the Kinsman Foundation, and the Equity Foundation, we have begun our work on Oregon History Comics, Second Edition!! If you’re a writer or illustrator, apply to work with us on a comic!

Our second opportunity is Youth Voices. Youth Voices is a ten part comic series that will focus on highlighting the challenges facing youth within the communities of Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah County. Each youth selected to participate will receive a stipend and be matched with a writer or visual artist as a mentor. We’d like to express our gratitude to the Spirit Mountain Community Fund for their support of this project. All youth living in the Portland region between 12 and 24 are encouraged to apply through this link!

We’ve got some great tour offerings coming up. Join us July 16th as  former KYC Programs Coordinator Pollyanne Birge leads us on the Art for the Millions Anniversary Bike Ride, and on July 30th we’re hosting another one of our popular Hidden History of Albina tours, and August 6th for another Alberta Arts Tour with Alberta Art Works.

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As a reminder, we expanded the schedule of our recurring walking tours for the Summer. Until the end of September, we are hosting $10 at 10, walking tours that start at 10am on Fridays and Sundays beginning from the downtown Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave). And for the month of July if you bring two friends who purchase $10 at 10 tickets — we’ll give you a free ticket!

 

 

Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
Albina Arts TourJuly 15th: 10:00 – 12:00: A People’s History of Portland
July 16th, 1:00-3:00: KYC 7th Anniversary Art for the Millions Pedalpalooza Ride
July 17th, 10:00 – 12:00: Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour with Belinda Carroll
July 22nd, 10:00 – 12:00: PDX 101 Tour
July 24th, 10:00 – 12:00: A People’s History of Portland
July 30th, 12:00 – 2:00: Hidden History of Albina
August 5th, 10:00-12:00: A People’s History of Portland
August 6th, 1:00 – 3:00: Alberta Arts Tours
August 14th, 10:00 – 12:00: DIY Portland

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PDX 101 Tour

A People’s History of Portland Tour

Alberta Arts Tour

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

PDX 101 Tour

Historic Halprin Urban Spaces Tour

DIY Portland

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

DIY Portland

Untold Stories: A Walk With Know Your City

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