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September 1, 2014>.
Harvest Moon Festival & Senior Lunch
Sep 8, 11am, Fook Lok - Hollywood Loaves & Fishes Center
(1907 NE 45th Ave, Portland). Celebrate mid-autumn and a
successful harvest while enjoying a five-course Chinese meal and
more at the Harvest Moon Festival & Senior Lunch hosted by the
Fook Lok - Hollywood Loaves & Fishes Center. For info, call Mary
at (503) 281-8109.
To Be Takei
“Driver Licenses for ALL?”
Now showing, SIFF Cinema at the Uptown (511 Queen Anne
Ave N, Seattle). Watch To Be Takei, a documentary about actor
and activist George Takei. The film follows Takei’s life, including
his childhood experiences living with his family in a Japanese
internment camp during World War II, his success as Mr. Sulu on
the hit show “Star Trek,” his current activities fighting for
marriage equality alongside his husband Brad, and more. (USA,
2014, Jennifer Kroot.) See story by Marie Lo, “Where no man has
gone before” (AR, May 5, 2014), at <>.
For info, including complete dates and showtimes, call (206)
324-9996 or visit <>.
Sep 9, 6pm (doors open), 7-9pm (talk), McMenamins Kennedy
School (5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland). Attend a presentation and
discussion about cross-cultural communication held as part of
“Race Talks,” a series of free community dialogues. The discus-
sion, which is facilitated by trained volunteers from Uniting to
Understand Racism, has the topic “Driver Licenses for ALL?” For
info, call (971) 222-8254, e-mail <>, or
visit <>.
“Uprooted: Japanese American Farm
Labor Camps During World War II”
“Grit: Asian Pacific Pioneers
Across the Northwest”
Through Oct 19 (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum of
the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St, Seattle).
View “Grit: Asian Pacific Pioneers Across the Northwest,” an
exhibit highlighting early Asian-Pacific trailblazers and sites in
the Pacific Northwest important to their history. The display tells
the stories of some of these pioneers, who persisted through
challenges of natural disasters, racial discrimination and
violence, and the everyday hardships of navigating new territory.
For info, call (206) 623-5124 or visit <>.
“Roots of Wisdom: Native
Knowledge. Shared Science.”
Through Dec 8 (daily), 9:30am-7pm, Oregon Museum of
Science & Industry, Earth Hall (1945 SE Water Ave, Portland).
View a new collaborative exhibit — “Roots of Wisdom: Native
Knowledge. Shared Science.” — that explores the many
challenges Native American and native Hawaiian communities
face regarding their ecosystems and health. Drawing from
traditional knowledge and science, native communities are
developing innovative solutions to tackle current ecological and
health challenges. For info, call (503) 797-4000 or visit <www.>. See story by Kate Hubbard on page 11.
“Labor: A Working History”
Through Dec 31 (Tue-Sat), 11am-4pm, Clark County
Historical Museum (1511 Main St, Vancouver, Wash.). View
“Labor: A Working History,” an exhibit following the path of
workers’ rights locally and on a national scale beginning in the
1800s with Hawaiian and Native-American laborers for the
Hudson’s Bay Company. The display explores the past, present,
and future of local labor through images, words, artifacts, and
interactive displays. For info, call (360) 993-5679 or visit <www.>.
UPROOTED.“Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps
During World War II,” an exhibit about Japanese Americans who were in-
carcerated during World War II, opens September 12 at the Four Rivers
Cultural Center in Ontario, Oregon. The display remains on view through
December 12. Pictured are Japanese Americans taking down the Ameri-
can flag in the evening near Rupert, Idaho (top photo) and laborers play-
ing the game of go at the Farm Security Administration labor camp near
Twin Falls, Idaho. (Photos/Russell Lee/Library of Congress, Prints & Pho-
tographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, courtesy of the Four Rivers Cul-
tural Center)
transparency, how the Vietnam War changed the international
standing of the United States, and the effects of the Vietnam War
on Vietnamese immigrants to the U.S. The event is free and open
to the public. For info, call (541) 346-3700 or visit <www.>. To register (required), visit
“In Struggle: Asian American
Acts of Resistance”
“The Struggle for Recovery:
Tohoku and the Japan Tsunami”
Through Jan 18 (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum of
the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St, Seattle).
View “In Struggle: Asian American Acts of Resistance,” an
exhibit featuring archival photographs, oral histories, and
interactive elements that explore what leads people to resist, the
consequences faced, and the work necessary to build successful
movements. The display looks at Chinese laundrymen who
refused to comply with discriminatory regulations, Japanese
Americans who resisted World War II incarceration, protests
against the construction of the Kingdome in Seattle’s Chinatown-
International District in the 1970s, current campaigns for
immigration reform and rights for workers, and more. For info,
call (206) 623-5124 or visit <>.
Sep 5, 6-7pm, Mercy Corps, Aceh Community Room (45 SW
Ankeny St, Portland). Attend “The Struggle for Recovery: Tohoku
and the Japan Tsunami,” a free talk by Amya Miller, the director
of global public relations for the township of Rikuzentakata in
Tohoku prefecture. Miller’s presentation provides an update on
reconstruction, mental health, and current needs in
Rikuzentakata. For info, call (503) 223-1321 or visit <www.
“You and Your Racist Brain”
Sep 2 & 10, 7pm; Sep 2, Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE
Clinton St, Portland); Sep 10, Kiggins Theatre (1011 Main St,
Vancouver, Wash.). Attend “You and Your Racist Brain: The
Neuroscience of Prejudice,” a talk by Dr. Larry Sherman, a senior
scientist at Oregon Health & Science University. Accompanying
Sherman are members of the cast of the musical Parade, a
theatrical telling of the murder of Mary Phagan and the trial of
Leo Frank. The informal science education event is part of
“Science on Tap.” For info, call (503) 258-7652 or visit <www.via>.
Volunteer Expo
Sep 4, 11am-2pm, Pioneer Courthouse Square (SW Sixth Ave
between SW Morrison St & SW Yamhill St, Portland). Learn
about local and regional nonprofit organizations and how to get
involved with them at the Volunteer Expo. The free event
features more than 125 nonprofit and volunteer organizations.
For info, call (971) 321-3162 or visit <
“The Echoes of Vietnam”
Sep 4, 7-8:30pm, First Congregational Church (1126 SW Park
Ave, Portland). Attend “The Echoes of Vietnam,” a panel
discussion focusing on the role of whistleblowers and government
SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
For the lives lost in New York City,
in Washington, D.C., in Pennsylvania;
for those whose loved ones were taken;
for those whose world forever changed;
we remember the victims, we honor
the heroes, we wish for peace.
Sep 12-Dec 12 (Mon-Sat), 10am-5pm; Sep 12, 6-8pm (opening
event); Four Rivers Cultural Center (676 SW Fifth Ave, Ontario,
Ore.). View “Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps
During World War II,” an exhibit about Japanese-American farm
labor camps. On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin D.
Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which authorized the
forced removal and incarceration of more than 120,000 U.S.
residents of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Between
1942 and 1944, approximately 33,000 individual contracts were
issued for seasonal farm labor, with many incarcerated Japanese
Americans working in the sugar beet industry. “Uprooted” tells
the story of the first such labor camp in Nyssa, Oregon, which, at
its peak, held 350 people. The display includes a selection of
images documenting the labor camps near Nyssa as well as the
towns of Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls, Idaho taken by Farm
Security Administration (FSA) photographer Russell Lee. A talk
about the exhibit — “The Camp Without a Fence” — is scheduled
for September 13 from 3:00 to 5:00pm. For info, call (541) 889-
8191, or visit <> or <>.
“PP&R 5K races”
Sep 14 & Oct 20, 8:45-10:30am; Sep 14, Westmoreland Park
(SE McLoughlin Blvd & SE Bybee Blvd, Portland); Oct 20, Pier
Park (N Lombard Ave & N Bruce Ave, Portland). Join Portland
Parks & Recreation (PP&R) for a series of 5K races held at
Portland parks. Each race costs $5 for adults and is free for
participants 17 years old and younger. In addition to the 5K race
at 9:00am, the event also features music, a 40-foot rock climbing
wall, an 8:45am 1K Fun Run for children eight years old and
younger, and more. To register, call (503) 823-2525 or visit
<>. To view a complete schedule of races,
visit <>.
Forum on racial impact statements
Sep 16, noon-1pm, Oregon State Capitol, Hearing Room 50
(900 Court St NE, Salem, Ore.). Join Oregon state senator Chip
Shields (District 22: N/NE Portland) for an informational forum
about addressing racial disparities in the 2015 legislative session
through the implementation of racial impact statements. The
Oregon State Legislature last passed racial impact statement
legislation in the 2013 legislative session. Racial impact state-
ments are a relatively new tool developed to estimate the impacts
of proposed child-welfare and criminal-sentencing legislation on
racial minority populations. The forum is open to the public. For
info, call (503) 231-2564, e-mail <>,
or visit <>.
Black Pearl Acupuncture
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
are great for:
Free new patient exam,
necessary x-rays & consultation
- Acute/Chronic Pain (i.e. neck, back,
sciatica & shoulder)
- Treating & Preventing the flu and colds
- Stress Relief
- Headaches/Migraines
Specializing in:
o Implants
o Implant supported denture
o Cosmetic dentistry
o Full mouth reconstruction
More than 22 years of experience
Dr. Sean Kim
(503) 722-9184
1607 Beavercreek Road
Suite 200
Oregon City, OR 97045
Sita Symonette
Licensed Acupuncturist
Call to schedule an appointment: (503) 308-9363
505 N.W. Ninth Ave., Portland, OR 97209
Qualified small businesses will get at least 12 hours of technical
assistance and training, tailored to meet the individual business
development needs of each client. Prior to services being delivered,
each client’s business development needs will be assessed and an
individual Service Plan will document assistance to be provided.
Contact: <> or (503) 285-1994
A collaboration of the Hispanic Metropolitan
Chamber of Commerce (HMCC), and the
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO)
through a grant from the Portland Development Commission (PDC)
Killingsworth Station Food Cart Square
1331 N. Killingsworth Street (at N. Maryland), Portland
Food cart pod features:
w Heavy foot traffic on a busy street w Electricity w Water
w ATM w Garbage/recycling w New restrooms w Internet
w Graywater dump station w Security cameras
w Covered dining area w Pod is located 1 block
from the MAX Yellow Line & 4 blocks from
Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus
Inquire for more information:
(503) 381-3749 w

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