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Jan 06, 2015

Free Yellow Brick Road Training Event January 18

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015 

Time: 2 pm - 5 pm 

Location: Downtown Portland 

Cost: Free

Yellow Brick Road is hosting a free training event on Sunday, January 18, open to anyone in the community over age 18. The event will run from 2 to 5 pm with a light lunch provided. 

With Multnomah County's 2015 Homeless Street Count quickly approaching, come learn about the count and how you can get involved in this important survey.

The event also provides an opportunity to meet the current outreach volunteers and staff and learn more about resources for homeless youth in Washington and Oregon. We will discuss street outreach, volunteer opportunities with Janus and other topics related to youth homelessness, poverty, exploitation and social justice. 

Seating is limited, please RSVP to dlundberg@janusyouth.org to reserve your spot and get the address.

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