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Summer 2012 Newsletter




CWPP Luncheon celebrates a century of women's suffrage

As part of celebrating a century of Oregon women's suffrage, this fall the Center for Women, Politics & Policy will be hosting its Sixth Annual Women's Leadership Luncheon. The event brings together community leaders to help support and recognize local women leaders and inspire the next generation. The proceeds of the event help fund two of the Center's development programs: NEW LeadershipTM Oregon and Teens Lead. Together, these programs have trained nearly 300 women who have won community awards, run for office, and served in leadership positions throughout the state and nation.

Join us as we celebrate this milestone at the Sixth Annual Women's Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, October 4th. Read More



Take a seat at Oregon's Kitchen Table

Oregon is facing increasingly complex challenges that have been decades in the making. Oregon’s Kitchen Table allows Oregonians to weigh in on tough public policy trade-offs. It’s a space where we’re gathering real-time feedback from across the state to share with decision makers in Salem. Read More


Grant Matthews, MPA '12

Meet Grant Matthews, Class of 2012!

Each year, as part of the College's Hooding Ceremony a student is selected to speak as part of the program. Meet this year's student speaker, Grant Matthews, and hear what made his experience at Portland State so rewarding. Read More


Five Fast Facts with Faculty

Starting this summer we are launching 'Five fast facts with faculty' as an opportunity to share the research and expertise of our faculty that impacts our daily lives. To kick off this feature, we begin with Professor Jason Jurjevich, an expert in demographics, data and the census. Read More

CUPA News & Events

September 19th: CityWise Breakfast

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Alumni News & Notes

About the College

Support Our College

CUPA Events Calendar



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