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Portland Pearl Rotary

Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Social Justice Committee August Update

Senseless violence seems to be an almost everyday occurrence in this country, most of it committed by white male/American citizens wielding weapons of mass destruction...

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Sunday, 15 July 2018
Social Justice Committee July Update

Our values: 1. stay engaged, 2. speak your truth responsibly, 3. listen to understand, 4. be willing to do things differently--experience discomfort, 5. expect and accept non-closure, and 6. confidentiality.

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Sunday, 27 May 2018
May's highlighted speaker-- marathoner Jared Blank

Jared set out to compete in the World Marathon Challenge. But the commitment was more than pure exercise. He ran with a goal of raising $50,000 for the International Dyslexia Association as part of Team Quest.

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Monday, 14 May 2018
PPRC Interactors make national broadcast news

NBC's Nightly News (with Lester Holt) kicked off a week-long series of broadcasts from cities across the nation. Chosen for one of three Portland-based vignettes was the Cards Cook project, a Lincoln students' weekly volunteer effort

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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Kush has just three weeks before June 18 return to India

Said Kush: The last couple of weeks have made me realize that I have come towards the end of my exchange. That means I'll have to leave all three of my host families, leave all my friends, and the worst to leave all the other inbound exchange students who I have bonded with.

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018
After Obama: Taking Care of Race in America Today

The Portland Pearl Rotary Club, Oregon Humanities and Ecotrust joined forces March 1 to host a conversation: "After Obama: Talking race in America today", attended by 24 people, including Rotarians and guests.

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Exchanges: India to Oregon and Oregon to Taiwan

Kush Gandhi, from India to Oregon My exchange is going great, and like any other month here in the United States of America, November was a fun and interesting month. It gave me fantastic memories with my family and friends, to celebrate my first Thanksgiving. Going out to the dinner with my family was fun, […]

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Sunday, 10 December 2017
Our "People of Action" Winner, Taylor, Reports on Geneva Peace Conference

By Taylor Cass Talbott Thanks to generous support from Rotarians all over Oregon, my husband, Brodie, and I were able to attend Rotary Day at the Geneva United Nations in November. We were invited so that I could receive one Rotary International’s People of Action: Champion of Peace awards. Each year, Rotary presents six People […]

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Saturday, 4 November 2017
Shining Ever So Brightly and Awe-Inspiring--Pearl Rotary

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s quote reminds me of the spirit of Pearl Rotarians. Your ever-giving nature and ability to collectively pull it all together into something that shines ever so brightly are awe-inspiring. There are many […]

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