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12/14/2012 12:13:00 PM
Workshop will offer strategies against hunger
Catholic Charities will host session on hunger.
Catholic Charities will host session on hunger.

The Archdiocese of Portland's Office of Life, Justice and Peace sponsors a workshop Saturday, Jan. 12, on federal, state and regional legislation affecting hunger. The session runs 9 a.m.-noon at the Catholic Charities building, 2740 SE Powell Blvd.   

On Jan. 20, 2013 a new Congress will begin work on budgets, deficit reduction and a farm bill. On Feb. 4, the Oregon Legislature convenes to focus on local budget concerns: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the Earned Income Tax Credit.

The Jan. 12 workshop aims to show participants ways to advocate for anti-hunger policy and practice.   


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