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Please visit this section from time to time for PAALF press releases, articles of interest, job postings, and leadership opportunities with various private and public outlets.

Now Hiring: Leadership Development Program Manager

December 10, 2014

JOB OPENING DATE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 JOB CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2014 (updated closing date!)   The mission of the Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) is to leverage the power of our community’s combined resources to advance the vision of a connected, thriving, resilient Black Community. PAALF’s work addresses the unique and […]

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PAALF Hiring New Director

Now Hiring: PAALF Director    JOB OPENING DATE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 JOB CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015   The mission of the Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) is to leverage the power of our community’s combined resources to advance the vision of a connected, thriving, resilient Black Community. We do this by […]

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Staff & Organizational Changes at PAALF

November 5, 2014

We bring you bitter-sweet news that Cyreena Boston Ashby is stepping down from her position as Director of PAALF. While the news of this transition is accompanied by a profound sense of loss, we are simultaneously filled with excitement and optimism for Cyreena and the future of PAALF. Her integrity, tenacity, energy and leadership have established PAALF as an influential force in policy and civic advocacy within Portland and the Region.

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We’re Hiring: Limited Duration Contract: Field Organizer

April 4, 2014

We’re Hiring: Limited Duration Contract: Field OrganizerPlease forward this position description to interested and qualified applicants! About the Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) : Founded in 2009, PAALF is a network of African American leaders committed to advancing a common policy agenda in the areas of housing, economic development, health, education and civic engagement. PAALF […]

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PAALF Announces Connecting Black Portland Campaign

October 8, 2013

Members of the 2013 African American Leadership Academy, a program of the Portland African American Leadership Forum, are pleased to announce the launch of a new campaign, which will strive to improve the connectivity and sense of unity among Portland’s African American community. Gentrification and other inequities have made it increasingly difficult for African Americans to connect to one another. As a result, PAALF is spearheading an initiative called Connecting Black Portland.

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