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Volume XLVV • Number 5
Wednesday • March 10, 2021
Committed to Cultural Diversity
Wearing a mask and pointing to his watch in a “Dame Time” pose, Portland’s Damian Lillard is depicted in a new Portland mural to remind people to wear masks in
solidarity against COVID-19. The artwork at Northeast 28th and Alberta was created by Portland artist and muralist Kyle Holbrook who poses in front of his creation.
Mask Up Portland
A new Portland mural with the likeness of Damian
Lillard has the Blazers All Star guard wearing a mask
and checking his watch in one of his celebrated “Dame
Time” poses, a public service message to remind peo-
ple to keep wearing masks to prevent the spread of
The creation by Portland artist and muralist Kyle Hol-
brook was recently unveiled on the side of a building
Learning by
Month’s End
at Northeast 28th and Alberta. It was sponsored by the
Moving Lives of Kids mural project, which put out sim-
ilar messages in 18 cities across the country to continue
to wear masks in the battle against COVID-19.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown
boards a school bus to
observe how teachers
and staff were preparing
for the return of in-person
learning. The governor has
issued a new executive
order mandating that all
public schools provide
universal access to
in-person learning by the
month’s end for students
up to fifth grade and
by mid-April for older
students. (AP photo)
Schools called back with
new COVID protocols
(AP) – Gov. Kate Brown and legislative leaders an-
nounced Monday that they plan to spend up to $325 mil-
lion in state and federal money to help fill the gaps in stu-
dents’ pandemic-year learning with summer programs.
Mural reminder
to wear masks
The largest expenditure will be $90 million for grants
that will add summer enrichment activities for students in
grades K-8. Another $72 million will be for grants dis-
tricts can use to help high school students catch up over
the summer.
Last week, Brown issued a new executive order man-
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