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Feb 2022 Newsletter

AYCO Newsletter February 2022

February 15, 2022


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AYCO Year-End Report 2021

February 2, 2022

Over the entire pandemic, we have provided resources to over 50,000 community members. Thanks to our sponsors and partners, we have provided our clients with millions of dollars in support!…

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AYCO January 2022 Newsletter

AYCO Newsletter January 2022

January 7, 2022
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Winter Break “Game Days”

January 2, 2022

Over the 2 week winter break, AYCO staff held several days of fun activities for the students, including 2 basketball court days, 3 movie days, and a gingerbread house contest.…

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Vaccine drive

December 16, 2021

AYCO is pleased to have hosted 3 vaccine clinics this year for a total of 120 participants that attended the events to get either the first, second, or booster shot.…

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Congratulations to our 2021 AYCO Scholarship Recipients

December 6, 2021

Through the generous donation of two community members, we were able to award 6 students with the reality of fulfilling their dreams of becoming first-generation University attendees pursuing their college…

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English Second Language ESL Course starting Nov 30th

November 20, 2021

Join our 6-week Adult ESL Level 1 Beginners English. ESL classes will begin Nov 30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 6 weeks. Please call Halimo to reserve your spot!

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AYCO faces displacement, worries about community impact

November 10, 2021

The African Youth & Community Organization’s bid to permanently reside at the former Trinity Broadcasting site rejected by the Portland Housing Bureau Read Full Story at Street Roots >

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With New Affordable Housing Development, Organization for African Refugees Forced to Relocate

October 28, 2021

A nonprofit organization that serves thousands of immigrants will have to move its Montavilla neighborhood headquarters to make way for an affordable housing development on the city-owned site. While the…

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Portland affordable housing will displace African nonprofit

October 15, 2021

The African Youth & Community Organization says it had hoped to be selected to redevelop their headquarters on 74th Avenue and Glisan Street. A nonprofit serving immigrants and refugees is…

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