PYEC Presents: Get out the Native Vote!
September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us at the September PYEC meeting, rescheduled for Monday, September 24, as we host JoAnn Hardesty and Loretta Smith, candidates for Portland City Commissioner.
Hear from the candidates and be better prepared for your vote in the midterm election this November.
Portland Youth and Elders Council is a grassroots advocacy group housed at NAYA Family Center, and is open to everyone interested in building a strong civic connection with the local Native American community. Our mission is to strengthen the quality of life for the Portland American Indian and Alaska Native Community by encouraging local leadership, community development, and the practice of culture, values, and traditions.
The purpose of these gathering are:
-Unity: Bring Native American community, families, and organizations together.
-Cross-generational conversation: strengthen ties between youth, adults, and Elders.
-Advocacy: Making Native American issues a priority in our community.
-Learning: Sharing and passing on tradition and history.