Pam Hester is the Program Dean for Workforce Development at Portland Community College (PCC). Her teams at the Workforce Opportunity Centers help community members get started in new career paths through trainings and workshops, one-on-one coaching, and holistic support. They have also been collaborating on the Here for Portland initiative to support local businesses with workforce needs, while giving students on-the-job training. Pam will be talking about the role of the Workforce Opportunity Centers and the various programs that PCC offers that help prepare youth and adults to succeed at PCC and in career track employment. Prior to her role with PCC, Pam served as the Community Programs Manager at Worksystems, the local workforce board, and was the Deputy Director at SE Works.
The East Portland Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Awards Breakfast on December 14, 2022 from 7:30 - 9 am at Colwood Golf Course. This year, the we will be awarding their "Excellence in Community Service Award" to four nonprofit members of the Chamber who are doing important work in providing assistance to the low income and unhoused communities on the Eastside of Portland.
SnowCap Community Charities
Our Just Future (previously Human Solutions)
Portland Rescue Missions
Please join us for a buffet breakfast, entertainment, raffle prizes, awards and recognition as we celebrate the past year. This event is open to the public. Please bring a wrapped gift for our raffle.
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