Portland

Atheists May Receive Civil Rights Protections in Portland, Oregon 

February 18, 2019
Portland has a large population who identify as being religiously unaffiliated. The city of Currently, the city law doesn’t have special protections in place for people who are non-adherents to religion, but a proposed ordinance could lead to such a change. Specifically, the proposed ordinance would add atheists to a protected class list that already […]

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Sporty hijabs help Muslim girls keep up pace in athletics

June 15, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable — and boosting their participation in sports. The lightweight scarves stay put and are less bulky than other hijabs, garments that cover the hair and are worn by many Muslim women to express their faith. Source: Sporty hijabs help Muslim girls keep up pace in... Read more about Sporty hijabs help Muslim girls keep up pace in athletics

New Day School

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 7 July 2014.

Phone: 503-231-7425
Email: welcome@newdayschool.org [home], didi@newdayschool.org [home]
Website: http://newdayschool.org/
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Bosnian Cultural and Education Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2014.

Phone: 503-880-7871
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This profile was researched and written by Muntasir Sattar of Reed College, under the direction of Dr. Kambiz GhaneaBassiri.

History

Most of the members of the small Bosnian community in Portland came here as refugees between 1992 and 1997, during the civil war that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia. Church-sponsored-refugee programs, such as the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon's...

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Earth and Spirit Council

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 June 2014.

Phone: 503-522-1235
Email: contactus@earthandspirit.org
Website: http://earthandspirit.org/?view=home https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Earth-Spirit-Council/126380957418065
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