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The Urban League of Portland’s 2016 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

Another amazing Urban League of Portland Equal Opportunity Day Dinner! Each year the ULPDX and community members come together to celebrate the organization’s work to help to empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment, and economic security. … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2015 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

“All we say to America is, ‘Be true to what you said on paper,’” Martin Luther King Jr. (from “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” delivered 3 April 1968, Memphis, Tennessee). This was the quotation that framed Johnathan M. Holifield’s keynote address … Continue reading

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“A Community on the Move” OHS Exhibit

“A Community on the Move” Exhibit Information The Oregon Black Pioneers new exhibit “A Community on the Move” hosted by the Oregon Historical Society is now open to the public! This exhibit highlights the lives of Portland’s African Americans during … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2014 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

ULPDX EOD Dinner 2014 Program It’s that time of year again – the Urban League of Portland (ULPDX) Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner!  As we have done for the past several years, the OMA brought a display of ULPDX archival materials to … Continue reading

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HST 399 and the Urban League of Portland Collection

This past Spring term, the students of the history course HST 399: The Civil Rights Movement in Modern America, taught by Professor Marisa Chappell, were tasked with a research assignment to use the Urban League of Portland archival collection to … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2013 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

OSU Table at the EOD Dinner This year marks another fantastic Urban League of Portland (ULPDX) Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner and the OMA was there to celebrate! The honoree this year was Dr. George J. Brown, President and CEO of … Continue reading

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Urban League of Portland Newsletters

Urban League of Portland Newsletters The newsletters from the Urban League of Portland collection are now available online! Over the years the Urban League published a variety of newsletters filled with photos and information about current programs, upcoming events, and featured … Continue reading

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Urban League Reception for the New CEO and Albina Area, Portland Exhibit

Michael Alexander, Urban League CEO and President On November 29, the Urban League of Portland hosted a reception for its new CEO and President Michael Alexander and the OMA attended to show its support! About Michael Alexander: “Prior to assuming the … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2012 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

Hello, Hannah Mahoney here. The summer is officially over and I am back working in the archives. This year I will be keeping you up to date on the latest and greatest things happening here at the OMA, so bookmark … Continue reading

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Urban League Meeting Minutes

The complete set of Urban League of Portland meeting minutes is now online within ScholarsArchive, OSU’s digital repository! The meeting minutes currently housed by the archives include the years 1945-1949, 1964-1995, 1998, 2000, and all PDFs are Full Text Searchable! Click Here for the Complete … Continue reading

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