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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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And the grand total is…

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Know Your City’s first ever annual gala raised $23,809 to support our growing community arts and civics programs. KYC moved forward this year with a community, built over years of partnership, openness, and challenging convention — and we have great ambitions for 2017. If you were unable to attend the gala or make a contribution, you can continue to support KYC through this online donation link.

Join us TONIGHT, 5:30pm at University of Oregon White Stag Building, for the “Visions for a Housed Community” teach in and dialogue that explores the diverse perspectives around how we should provide safe, affordable housing for all Portlanders. This event is free to the public, and we’ll be providing food and drinks. RSVP here.

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Last Friday, Know Your City partnered with Portland Tenants United, Portland Right to the City Coalition, and 1000 Friends of Oregon on a Portland City Commissioner debate about housing and equity. If you missed the event,you can view the recording here.

Know Your City is seeking volunteers! Fill out this information form if you are interested in joining our volunteer team.


Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
October 24th, 5:30 – 8:00: Visions of a Housed Community

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Our big week! Details on Thursday gala and after party

Only a few tickets remain for the Know Your City Untold Stories gala this Thursday!

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If you can’t join us for the entire gala, you can also come to the after party from 8 to 9:30 to celebrate and enjoy the music of the Toshi Onizaku Trio! You can purchase a ticket for the afterparty through this link, or at the door at Ecotrust. We’ll have drinks provided by Deschutes Brewery, New Deal Distillery, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

 

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Are you frustrated with Portland’s state of unaffordable housing? KYC is hosting an event on Monday, October 24th as an outlet for conversation and action. Thanks to the Oregon Humanities Responsive Grant program, we are offering Visions of a Housed Community, a teach-in and community dialogue to explore the diverse perspectives around how we should provide safe, affordable housing for all Portlanders. This event is free to the public, and we’ll be providing food and drinks. RSVP here.

 

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On October 21st at Revolution Hall, KYC is partnering with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland Tenants United, and Portland Right to the City Coalition on a Portland City Commissioner candidates forum on the housing crisis and social justice, called “Rents, Tents, Development: Who does City Council Represent?” We already have 300 RSVPs for the event, so RSVP today while we still have space.

 

 

Know Your City is seeking volunteers! Fill out this information form if you are interested in joining our volunteer team.
Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
October 20th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: Untold Stories Annual Gala
October 21st, 6:30 – 9:00: Rents, Tents, Development: Who does City Council Represent?
October 24th, 5:30 – 8:00: Visions of a Housed Community

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Shop at Today’s Urban Market and Last Chance for Gala Tickets!

Tomorrow is KYC’s and With Love From PDX’s Portland Urban Market! Portland Urban Market is an all ages and FREE event with dozens of vendors showcasing food, culture, music, retail, drinks, and art from creatives and makers of color in Oregon. We’ll be there rain or shine, RSVP and share with your friends!

Are you frustrated with Portland’s state of unaffordable housing? KYC is hosting an event on Monday, October 24th as an outlet for conversation and action. Thanks to the Oregon Humanities Responsive Grant program, we are offering Visions of a Housed Community, a teach-in and community dialogue to explore the diverse perspectives around how we should provide safe, affordable housing for all Portlanders. This event is free to the public, and we’ll be providing food and drinks. RSVP here.

Untold_Stories_invite_PROOF3-1-page-001-768x432.jpgLAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS at our very first fundraising gala on Thursday, October 20th at Ecotrust. Tickets are selling out fast, and we have room for less than a dozen additional people. RSVP today!

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On October 21st at Revolution Hall, KYC is partnering with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland Tenants United, and Portland Right to the City Coalition on a Portland City Commissioner candidates forum on the housing crisis and social justice, called “Rents, Tents, Development: Who does City Council Represent?” RSVP here.

Know Your City is seeking volunteers! Fill out this information form if you are interested in joining our volunteer team.


Be engaged! Programs and Events Calendar:
October 13th, 5:00pm – 9:00pm: Portland Urban Market
October 20th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: Untold Stories Annual Gala
October 21st, 6:30 – 9:00: Rents, Tents, Development: Who does City Council Represent?
October 24th, 5:30 – 8:00: Visions of a Housed Community

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