June Newsletter – Division Midway Alliance

  • DMA Program Updates
    • TriMet Low-Income Fare
  • Resources
    • DMA Community Hours
    • Storefront Grant
    • SE Works
    • Business Outreach Program
    • Portland's Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
  • Events
    • Eid Celebration at Oaks Amusement Park
    • Pollinator Twilight Tuesday at the Oregon Zoo
    • Blue Lake Regional Park
    • World Refugee Day
    • Midland Library Activities for the Summer

TriMet Low Income Fare Program

Division Midway Alliance is proud to announce, DMA is one of 9 community Partners of TriMet's Low-Income Fare (LIF) program. 

DMA's community liaison will be helping community members, who are eligible, sign up and answer any question about the LIF Program.

For more information about the LIF Program click here.

DMA Community Hours
Community Support hours for June 2019
Pacific Islander Community hours - Thursday  11 am - 4 pm
Burmese/Karen Community hours - Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Latino/Hispanic Community hours - Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

SE Works

Are you looking for a job? Do you know someone who needs assistance in finding a job? At DMA our Community liaisons can help. Community liaisons provide information to our SE works coordinator, Nathaly Parrell, and she gets in contact with the community member and the community liaisons. If you need translation in Karen, Burmese, Tongan, and Spanish let a Community liaison know, and we can help!

Business Outreach Program
The BOP offers open office hours every Wednesday from 9 am - 12 pm. If you have an existing business or want to start a business, the BOP Business Advisors can answer questions during open office hours. Check the events section for upcoming training/workshop. For more information contact the BOP at 
psubop@pdx.edu  or call (503) 725-9820.


Eid Celebration

June 5th, 4-10 pm at Oaks Amusement Park

This event concludes the month of fasting and it is a festive event - promoting community gathering in a safe and family-friendly environment. There will be multiple cultures gathering full of cheer, along with ethnic food booths and crafts. This event raises funds needed to help those in need in our community.

Pollinator Twilight Tuesday
Tuesday, June 18th, from 5:00-8:00 pm at Oregon Zoo

Bring the family to learn about pollinators at the Oregon Zoo. Hear stories about pollinators, play games. Learn more by clicking the image below

Blue Lake Regional Park

Saturday, June 22nd, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Oregon Metro in a pollinator scavenger hunt, games, and crafts at Blue Lake. Learn more by clicking the image on the left. 

World Refugee Day
June 29th, from 3:00 - 6:00 pm at Lents Park, 4808 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266

Portland’s World Refugee Day is a day to stand up and support those who have been displaced. and honor the courage, strength, and determination of women, men, and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict, and violence. It’s also a day to celebrate the refugees in our community. Come to this FREE event and enjoy the food carts, a refugee marketplace, inspiring performances and children's activities.

For more information: pdx.wrd@gmail.com or 541-740-2622
Here is a link to the facebook event page: 

Midland Library Activites for the Summer
Starts June 20 all the way to August 24 (Times vary)

Midland Library will be offering activities for family and kids to do over the summer. The first activity, String Art, will be on June 20th, 2-3 pm. Click on the image to learn about the rest of the activities for the summer. 

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