Posted on: January 13, 2017

City Council Declares Beaverton Sanctuary City

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night, Jan. 10, declaring the city of Beaverton as a “sanctuary city.”

Members of the city’s Diversity Advisory Board and Human Rights Advisory...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Applicants Sought for Beaverton Immigrant and Refugee Leadership Program

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton, in partnership with Unite Oregon, will offer a free leadership and civic engagement training for emerging immigrant and refugee leaders and leaders of color in Beaverton from March to May 2017.

Now in its fifth year...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Beaverton Offers Free Tax Help to Low and Middle Income Families

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton, in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide and Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Oregon, is making free tax help available to area residents. The annual program runs from Jan. 31 to April 15 at the Beaverton Ac...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Artists and Arts Groups Invited to Apply for Two Beaverton Grant Programs

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is now accepting applications for two arts grant programs. Both programs are funded by the city.

Community Grant Program

Now in its fifth year, these grants provide financial support for nonprofit visual, writte...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Local Nonprofits Invited to Attend Workshops on Equity and Annual Social Service Grants

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton has two upcoming training opportunities for local nonprofits providing social service activities and programs to the community.

Equity Workshop

“Advancing Equity and Inclusion in Our Daily Work,” a workshop provided b...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Roosevelt: Explorer, Reformer, Conservationist presentation at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6:30-8 p.m., historian and author Sig Unander will give a multimedia presentation about Theodore Roosevelt at Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th St). Born to wealth and privilege, Theodore Roosevelt becam...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Jim Monger Named Beaverton Police Chief

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle has named 30-year Beaverton Police Department veteran Jim Monger as the city’s chief of police today. Monger has served as the city’s interim chief of police since July 2016.

“Jim has done an outstanding j...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Beaverton to Host Sixth Annual Rose Festival Half Marathon

BEAVERTON, Ore. – At a joint press conference today with representatives from the Portland Rose Festival, Mayor Denny Doyle announced an exciting new event coming to Beaverton this Memorial Day. The city is partnering with the Portland Rose Festival to ho...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

City Opens Severe Weather Shelter in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will open a severe weather shelter in January at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW Fifth St. The facility will provide free temporary shelter for adults (age 18 and older) experiencing homelessness duri...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Beaverton Receives $100,000 for Affordable Housing Strategy

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton was awarded $100,000 in funds from Metro. The grant is aimed at identifying strategies to preserve currently unregulated affordable housing in Beaverton and opportunities for developing new affordable hou...

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