Covid-19

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Community health town hall event

Living Islands hosted a community health town hall event on April 29. We caught up with Dr. Sheldon Riklon and many of our other community partners to talk about #COVID-19, #vaccines, #tobacco, and other #health challenges facing the #Marshallese community. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect, ask questions, and speak about Marshallese health. Thank you to everyone who attended and all of our speakers who shared their work and showed how partnerships like these strengthen our community!

Together, we can make 2022 a year of better health!

#StayHealthy2022 #RMI

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We thrive and live off basketball

“The Marshallese community, we thrive and live off basketball… to inspire our younger generation, and especially my kids is very emotional to me and fulfilling.”

Rowland Quinit of the Quad City Flames was the first Marshallese basketball player to play professionally in the U.S. #GOFLAMES

#Marshallese #Basketball #Micronesian #PacificIslander #Inspiration #Washington #Community #MarshallIslands

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Marshallese Leaders Summit in Oregon

Message – We are honored to be able to present an opportunity to the Marshallese community by introducing the process of applying for a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We got to share our experiences at the first annual Marshallese Leaders Summit in Oregon!

Thank you to everyone who came out and everyone who made this summit possible
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#marshallese #leadership #oregon #marshallislands #micronesian #community #pacifcislander #nonprofit

Oregon Marshallese Community Association
Oregon Pacific Islander Coalition
Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon – APANO
COFA Alliance National Network
Pacific Islander Health Partnership
Marshallese Community Organization of Hawai’i (MCOH)
Oregon Health Authority

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Drive-through testing and vaccination this Saturday March 19

Join our partners this Saturday for a drive-through testing and vaccination event for Pacific Islander, Native American, and Alaskan Native communities. The event is at Village Church in Beaverton from noon to 5 p.m. Enjoy music, food, performances, and giveaways, including masks, test kits, and art supplies for children–and $50 gift cards with vaccinations while supplies last.

Beaverton City Government
Living Islands
Utopia PDX – United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance Portland
Micronesian Islander Community
Oregon Marshallese Community Association
Ka ʻAha Lāhui O ʻOlekona HCC

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