Portland observer. (Portland, Or.) 1970-current, May 09, 1984, Page 12, Image 12

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Page 12 Portland Observer, May 9, 198*
Mayoral challengers
(Continued fro m page I, column 6/
his emphasis on neighborhood
development rather than downtown
subsidies will pick-up much o f the
anti-downtown sentiment held by
voters in those areas.
Kahn also has campaigned hard
in inner-Northeast where he hopes
his efforts will encourage people to
vote in the mayoral race rather than
simply not voting for Ivancie.
Strong neighborhoods are im por­
tant for Kahn. He favors neigh­
businesses receiving city aid, and
neighborhood child care, neigh­
neighbors and between citizens and
the police, and extensive use o f tra f­
fic barriers to keep commuter traffic
o ff neighborhood streets. Kahn also
“ local
policy” where city funds are only
deposited in banks that lend money
in Portland
Kahn says Ivancie-sponsored an­
nexation o f 100,000 mid-county
residents will have a strongly
negative impact on the political
character o f Portland. The voting
behavior o f people in mid-county is
"m u ch, much more conservative
than inner-city folk, especially North­
east,” and they will vote for an ex­
tremely conservative city govern­
ment, he says. Kahn extends his
neighborhood power ethic to mid-
county: “ They should be able to
decide their own future ”
knew what I expected of them. I ’ve
always listened to my children and I
made them a part of decision
making— reserving some decisions
for m yself."
The mother stopped herself in
“ There was a time when things were
pretty rough for me and I con­
sidered quitting school. The money
had run out. D o you know the kids
wouldn't let me quit? They were
aghast at the thought. They said to
me, “ W e don’t complain about
living in this housing project. We
somethings,' so I went on and
“ After my graduation, I taught
library science classes at Drake
University, I worked at the ad­
ministrative offices o f the public
library in St. Louis and I became
one o f the librarians at Prince
George's library in 1974. I was the
first in the country to set up kits for
the parents of deaf children. The
kits contained materials to teach the
deaf using sign language to (each
Indian Child W elfare (IC W )
ment. "
Kear calls for " a government of,
by and for working people, a
worker’s government," but lacks
specific ideas about what that would
mean at the local level. Most o f his
proposals are for national and in­
Program is sponsoring American Indian
"W eekly Cultural Presentation«”
Thursday evenings, 7 8 30 at Buckman School, 320
SE 18th. Public is cordially invited There is no charge
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ternational policies.
Norman Berberick cites “ T a x ­
payer 26 years” as his major
qualification for the M ayor's office.
He says he is tired of "th e excessive
waste o f the taxpayer's money on
go-nowhere projects” such as the
Portland Center for the Performing
“ Basic services" is what Berberick
says city government should be con­
cerned with. He says the city should:
"Provide all essential services, start
full recycling citywide, drop metro,
make T ri-M e t profitable, and start
taking care o f what we have before
we take on more.”
measurements. I became the coor­
dinator o f Children's Services at St.
George's County Mem orial Library,
serving a large suburban county
outside Washington, D .C . I retired
from there in 1980.— No, I guess I
did not feel it unusual to go to
graduate school and take care of
four children.”
Her children say supportive and
loving things about their mother.
Elsa said, “ M y mother has an un­
blemished ability to emphasize the
positive. She taught me to think for
myself. I think o f M om as having a
sharp mind, endless energy, a
determined spirit and a keen sense
o f fairness."
Edyth, Jr., says, " M y mother is
my best friend. When 1 was growing
up I thought I had been saddled
with the most unreasonable person
in the world for a mother. But she
gave me everything I needed to take
care of myself. I think children are
better o ff if parents define for them
who is the child and who is the
Hearing on Youth Services
A proposed allocation formula
for distributing limited City funds
to the Youth Service Centers will be
the subject of a public hearing at 7
p.m . on Wednesday, M ay 16th, in
Conference Room 'C ' of the Port­
land Building, 1120S .W . 5th.
The public is invited to hear about
and testify on the form ula which has
been drafted during the last few
months by the M etropolitan Youth
Commission's Youth Service Center
Advisory Comm ittee. The formula
seeks to make C ity funds available
to the Portland youth service centers
to be used as beneficially as possible
for the City as a whole.
The five centers have geographic
areas o f responsibility and are
located in N orth, Northeast, outer
East, Southeast and West Port­
land They provide services for 10
to IR year olds such as personal.
See page 4
Joe Kear is running for M ayor to
promote his idea o f a socialist
world. “ W orking people,” says
Kear, "are unrepresented in govern­
ment. I t ’s the rich class o f people:
the bankers, the landlords and cor­
poration owners who run the govern­
A special mother
(C o n tin uedfrom page I. column 2)
Be an informed voter. Read the
Portland Observer endorsements
assistance to youth referred by the
police or juvenile court; special ser­
vices for Southeast Asian youth;
recreation. In addition, parenting
classes for parents of teens and
opportunities for volunteers are
available at the centers.
Under the proposed formula,
608% o f the total dollars approved
by the City Council for youth ser­
vice centers would be distributed
equally to the five centers. The
remaining 404% would be given to
each center in response to apparent
needs in the area being served by the
Com m unity
welcome at the hearing. For further
inform ation, contact Carolyn Piper,
The U S . Dapartmant of Education and tha Commlaalon on
Praaidantlal Scholars have announcad tha namaa of tha 1984
finalists in tha Unltad Stataa Praaidantlal Scholars Program. Thia
program Idantifias annually tha moat dlatlnguishad and accom-
plishad graduating high school saniora In tha nation.
Donald Wright, eon of Wanda Wright, who llvaa In North Portland,
is ona of tha BOO outstanding young Amarlcan atudants to bacoma a
finalist In thia program. Soma 1.800 atudants wara Idantlflad for par­
ticipation In thia Program from among naarty 3 million graduating
saniora natlonwlda Ha has baan awardad a cartlficata by tha
Praaidant's Commlaalon on Praaidantlal Scholars. Donald la a
graduating sanlor at tha Catlin Cabal School in Portland.
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Zoo free to handicapped
The ninth annual Handicapped
Citizens Free Day will be held at
M etro's Washington Park Zoo on
Tuesday, M ay 15th, from 9:30 a m.
to 3 p.m.
There will be free admission for
disabled persons and their escorts,
and flower carts laden with colorful
carnations will provide a festive air
as visitors arrive.
Entertainment will include a con­
cert by Pacer Fusion of Lakeridge
High School at 9:30 and there will
be a free performance in the
Ladybug Theater at 11 a.m . At
noon, there will be a chance for
everyone to test their skills at
wheelchair basketball in a game
with the Wheelblazers.
Activities around the zoo will in­
clude elephant, bear and penguin
talks, a bird table and a Cascade
trivia display. The Zoomobile will
have small animals to pet and hold,
and the Sidewalk Zoologist cart will
be on hand with pelts, bones, skins
and other animal artifacts •
Joining the zoo volunteers to help
make the day possible will be the
Pacific Northwest Bell Oregon T ri-
Cities Comm unity Relations team,
members o f the West Linn Lions
Club, students from the Parrott
Creek Ranch and eighth grade
classes from St. Clare and O ur Lady
of the Lake schools.
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Red Cross offers baby class
The American Red Cross is o f­
fering a Baby Care class in four parts
on the following Thursdays: M ay
31st, June 7th. June 14th and June
21st, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at
Chapter Services Center, 3835 S .W .
Kelly St.
This course was developed by Red
Cross for expectant, new, and adop­
ting parents and grandparents, to
prepare them to understand and
fu lfill the special needs o f infants
through their first year o f life.
Taught by authorized Red Cross
volunteer instructors, the subjects
covered include feeding, handling,
and bathing; characteristics of the
infant; family adjustments; growth
and development during the first
year, and safety and health care for
Pre-registration is necessary since
class size is limited. A charge of
$10.00 per couple or individual will
be made to cover cost of materials.
Call Nursing and Health Services at
243-5272 to register for Baby Care.
Give us a call today.
Labor and delivery class slated
The American Red Cross is o f­
fering a Labor and Delivery class in
two parts on Thursday, M ay 17th
and 24th, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. at
the Chapter Service Center, 3835
S .W . Kelly Street.
This course provides the oppor­
tunity to discuss and exchange in­
formation relative to development
o f the baby, special needs of expec-
tant parents, exercises before and
after delivery, and labor and
delivery o f the child.
Pre-registration is necessary as
class size is limited A charge of
$5.00 per couple or individual will
be made to cover cost o f materials.
Call Nursing and Health Services at
243-5272 to sign up for the Labor
and Delivery course.
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