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PP&R presents the 2020 Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants celebration


(Portland, OR) –

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is proud to present the fourth annual Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants celebration on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at PP&R’s Southwest Community Center. Everyone is invited to the vibrant, multicultural community gathering to celebrate and welcome people new to Portland and the United States. Enjoy free admission for music, dancing, and camaraderie. Food vendors will be on site (food is for purchase).

Photo from 2019's Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants celebration.

What: Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants celebration a free, multicultural community event with dancing, live performances, music, and fun presented by PP&R’s Parks for New Portlanders program

Where: PP&R’s Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219

When: Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6pm–8:30pm

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, Portland Parks & Recreation Director Adena Long, and other special guests will be in attendance. 

Event partners include:

  • Neighborhood House
  • Torus
  • Refugee Volunteer Org
  • Afghan Youth Association of Portland
  • People Places Things
  • PDX Rohingya Community
  • The Arabic House
  • Kenya Community
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
  • St. Luke Lutheran Church 

Portland Parks & Recreation’s Parks for New Portlanders program also hosts events such as the Portland World Cup Soccer and Walk with Refugees & Immigrants. These events are often newcomers’ first experiences with City government and help people new to Portland access Portland Parks & Recreation offerings and other City services. 

Portland Parks & Recreation welcomes people from all races, religions, countries of origin, sexual orientations, genders and abilities. 

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