That we are not disturbed, that we are not outraged by those plaintive screams of children begins to suggest something about us, about who we want to be. About our consent, given. About our estrangement from our humanity. -- Alberto Moreno
Portland’s first stretch of hot summer weather is here. Keep cool in Portland Parks & Recreation fountains and neighborhood park splash pads where you can play in the water, located across the city.
Portland Parks & Recreation, Harper’s Playground, Portland Public Schools Metropolitan Learning Center (MLC), and the MLC PTSA’s Friends of Couch Playgroundwelcome you to a celebration ahead of construction on the Couch Park playground project, Portland’s newest inclusive play area. The event will celebrate the impending start of this Parks Replacement Bond project construction, the partnerships which made it possible, and to share memories of the old play area, which served Portland kids for more than 40 years. The Couch Park playground and other improvements are expected to be complete for an opening celebration in the spring of 2019.
Are we as brave as ABC president Channing Dungey a woman of color, who put aside all monetary benefits, and her job on the line to check her moral compass and canceled their number one program ‘Roseanne’ losing over $10 million instantly? In her words: "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show."