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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

5th annual NAYA Gala celebrates over three decades of success

 

 

Daniel Ledezma, NAYA Executive Director Nichole Maher, and Nick

  

Nick was pleased to attend the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) 5th anniversary benefit gala last Friday. He joined Mayor Adams, Commissioner Fritz, County Commissioners Shiprack and Cogen, and County Chair Wheeler to celebrate more than three successful decades for the organization. 

Since 1974, NAYA has served tens of thousands of people, working to reduce poverty, homelessness, and transience for the Native population in our tri-county area.

This year's gala was a resounding success. Themed "Uniting Our Children & Families, Supporting Our Native Foster Children," it highlighted the over-representation of Native children in foster care and the need to devote more resources to support Native families in our community.

 

Nick was pleased to attend the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) hosted a 5th anniversary benefit gala last Friday. He joined Mayor Adams, Commissioner Fritz, County Commissioners Shiprack, Kafoury, McKeel, and Cogen, and County Chair Wheeler to celebrate more than three successful decades for the organization. 
Since 1974, NAYA has served tens of thousands of people, working to reduce poverty, homelessness, and transience for the Native population in our tri-county area.
This year's gala was a resounding success. Themed "Uniting Our Children & Families, Supporting Our Native Foster Children," it highlighted the over-representation of Native children in foster care and the need to devote more resources to support Native families in our community.