March 28, 2013
Contact: Shoshana Cohen,
Interim Executive Director
Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
PPS School Board Candidates Forum
Wednesday, April 3rd, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Meet and Greet 6:30 – 7:00 PM. Hear from the candidates and learn more about the PPS School Board. The event will take place at Concordia University’s Hagen Campus Center (2nd Floor), 2811 NE Holman Street.
The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) invites the public to this free event where they can connect with the candidates running for election of the Portland Public School Board. The entire Board is elected by voters city-wide to collectively represent the PPS District. And elections for three of the seven positions are taking place this May.
Spanish translation will be available.
Candidates to include:
- Steve Buel
- Marin González
- Tom Koehler
- Pam Knowles
- David Morrison
Master of Ceremonies: Sam Adams, Executive Director, City Club of Portland
Moderator: Mark Langseth, President & CEO, “I Have a Dream” Oregon
Sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, Concordia University, and the City Club of Portland.
NECN - Founded in 1975, the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods is a dynamic 501c3 nonprofit organization comprised of 12 culturally diverse and vibrant inner North and Northeast Portland Neighborhoods and their Associations. Dedicated to highly inclusive civic engagement, we operate community programs and fulfill numerous functions: gathering place, information and referral, idea and project incubator, training and technical assistance, forums and issue advocacy, and outreach service provider connecting community members to resources from agencies and organizations. Our 12 neighborhoods are: Alameda, Boise, Concordia, Eliot, Grant Park, Humboldt, Irvington, King, Sabin, Sullivan's Gulch, Vernon and Woodlawn.
Donations to support our work in the community are always appreciated. Online donations may be made at necoalition.org. Checks may be made out to NECN and sent to NECN 4815 NE 7th Ave. Portland, OR 97211.
For further information about our community committees and programs, please contact Shoshana Cohen at 503.388.5004 and email@example.com. For the latest information on all Northeast Coalition activities, please visit www.necoalition.org.