Most of us are well aware of the contemporary debates in American society on the virtues of immigration from abroad, especially by individuals who do not fit the dominant image of white Christian America. Can we accommodate the new Americans who may not think and speak like ourselves? Will the newcomers take well-paying jobs that […]
Check out what our PPRC RYLAR'ian is up to these days. Congratulations Angela on all the fantastic work you're doing. We're so proud of you! http://voyagehouston.com/interview/meet-angela-frazier-mental-health-public-speaker/
Welcome to Portland Ana! Pearl Rotarians our 2019-2020 Inbound exchange student Ana Beatriz Appelt from Brazil is here for her exchange. Photo below courtesey of Janet Young is Ana'a arrival at Portland airport on Saturday.
New Member Monday! Portland Pearl Rotary is excited and honored to add three new members to our rotary family. Kath, Wilson, and Corey were officially inducted to our club on Tuesday, August 20th. All three bring with them a desire for service and to connect with the community around them. All three are people of […]
Pearl Rotarians found themselves on a mutual attraction date when they met the Rotary District 5100 Governor on Aug. 13. Governor Diane Noriega, serving for this 2019-20 year, was impressed with a number of club characteristics. She congratulated the Rotarians on having 100 percent membership in the Paul Harris Fellows, an honor for financial donors […]
Friendship Friday from last week's 2nd Annual Street Roots Vendor Appreciation Dinner. When we connect with all members of our community, we connect in our mutual humanity. Thank you to Street Roots for all that you do. We are honored to partner with you.
Political conflict between Republican and Democratic voters has been on the upswing in the United States for at least 20 years. Allegiances to political parties on specific issues have become quite polarized, and there appears to be little effort by voters of either major party to appreciate or support the stands of individuals in the […]
Trying to figure out what you should read this summer? Check out the Social Justice Book Club's choice for September, Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. What does education, global warming, and rare monarch butterflies have in common? All convene in this Women's Prize for fiction tale.