upstream public health
Upstream Public Health, Urban League of Portland, Oregon Latino Health Coalition, Center for Intercultural Organizing and Asian Family Health Services as members of the Oregon Health Equity Alliance will present to Multnomah County Commissioners on December 18, 2014 at 9:15AM about preliminary recommendations of tobacco control policies that are doable and within their obligations to prevent and reduce tobacco and nicotine use among youth.
June 18, 2013 – From home-grown beef to Oregon-caught shrimp, and from fresh apples to frozen berries, Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden pilot program has been a great success.
April 9, 2013 — If you want to buy a Coke or a Snickers bar from a state Capitol vending machine, you’d better get yours while you can.
February 4, 2013 – This semester, school lunch for nearly 60,000 Oregon students is transforming thanks to an infusion of local food and food education. The Oregon Department of Education has announced that eleven school districts are the recipients of competitive Farm to School and School Garden grants totaling $189,140. The majority of the funds (87.5%) will be spent on purchasing Oregon food products, with a smaller portion (12.5%) dedicated to food-, agriculture-, and garden-based education activities.
June 14, 2012 – At the end of a meeting that lasted more than four hours, the bulk taken up by public testimony, TriMet's board of directors voted Wednesday to adopt the last draft of its budget – which was released in April.