EMO in the News

Aug. 27, 2021, Local nonprofits prepare to resettle Afghan refugees in Oregon, KGW News
Aug. 27, 2021, Oregon lawmakers work with immigration nonprofits to welcome hundreds of Afghan refugees, OPB
Aug. 18, 2021, Gov. Kate Brown, state lawmakers offer to resettle Afghan refugees in Oregon, urge Biden to lift admission cap, The Oregonian
Aug. 18, 2021, State lawmakers urge Gov. Brown to offer Oregon as safe haven for Afghan refugees, KGW News
May 25, 2021, "Taking in homeless youth a tough sell in western Washington County," Forest Grove News Times
April 12, 2021, "Preserving human dignity in Estacada and Sandy," Estacada News
Jan. 12, 2021, "State proposal to address homeless youth crisis," East Oregonian

Dec. 27, 2020, "A faith-based appeal to close the digital divide," Mail Tribune
Dec. 18 2020, "Governor's budget plan lauded for refugee help," Catholic Sentinel
Nov. 18, 2020, "Opinion: Lawmakers must act to prevent mass displacement and homelessness," The Oregonian
Nov. 2, 2020, "The time is now: Reckoning with racism in Oregon," Ashland Tidings
June 16, 2020, "[Second Home] Program provides stable housing for unaccompanied students in Oregon," KATU News
March 26, 2020, "Food pantries ‘figuring out how people get fed in pandemic," KOIN News
March 18, 2020, "Coronavirus outbreak sparks economic distress in Portland; nonprofits gird for ‘when the wave inevitably hits,’" Oregonian
Feb. 1, 2020, "Home-Sharing program connects homeowners and struggling renters," Tigard Life
Jan. 31, 2020, "Commissioners nod support for refugee resettlement," Columbia County Spotlight
Jan. 9, 2020, "SOAR Immigration Legal receives Catholic grant," Catholic Sentinel

Dec. 22, 2019, "'A terrible time to be poor': Cuts to SNAP benefits will hit 700,000 food-insecure Americans," USA Today
Nov. 14, 2019, "This state [Oregon] pays to help asylum-seekers avoid deportation," Pew Charitable Trust
June 6, 2019, "[Metro HomeShare] Program in Portland sets to encourage people to share their homes with homeless individuals" KPTV News
June 2, 2019, "Opinion: An antidote to hate crimes is deliberate ‘friend-making’" Oregonian


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