Entries by Lisa Frack

County Chair Kafoury meets with AYCO

(from MultCo Global) Chair Deborah Kafoury sat down for dinner and a conversation with Somali-American members of the African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO) Thursday night. It was the first in a series of meetings with immigrant and refugee communities as Multnomah County prepares its 2017 budget. “My job is make sure we’re providing services […]

Former strip club opens as family homeless shelter

From The Portland Tribune: Human Solutions opened its new family homeless shelter Tuesday, just 10 weeks after the organization announced the purchase of the former strip club on the border of Portland and Gresham. Andy Miller was just a few days into his job as the nonprofit’s executive director when he had to sell Multnomah […]