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Manager Jorge Cruz Interviewed

Originally posted by MetroEast MFS Community Schools Program Manager Jorge Cruz was interviewed two weeks ago for MetroEast’s Informacion Sobre Su Communidad.   This new studio talk-show is hosted in Spanish and will inform viewers about opportunities and services available to them, highlighting different non-profits, schools and government agencies.  The segment ran on 7/31/13 and can…

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Mentor program for kids needs volunteers

Originally posted by: Oregonian – Community News / East Metro Edition MFS AARP Experience Corps Program Coordinator Jessica McLaren was featured in a submission focused on the MFS AARP EC program where older adult volunteer mentors work one-on-one and in small groups with young children in area elementary schools, providing needed support and attention for…


North Clackamas School District will receive $484,499 “21st Century Learning Grants”

Posted by Clackamas Review: Last month, the Oregon Department of Education announced that the North Clackamas School District will receive $484,499 “21st Century Learning Grants” to provide after-school and summer learning activities for students and families at Milwaukie High School, New Urban High School and Lot Whitcomb Elementary… Along with community-based partner Metropolitan Family Service,…


Metropolitan Family Service adds Kripalani, Wilker to board

POSTED: Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 07:44 AM PT by DJC Oregon BY: DJC Staff NONPROFIT Metropolitan Family Service, a social service agency, recently appointed Eva Kripalani as chairwoman of the board of directors, and Steven Wilker as the new vice chairman. Kripalani is the owner of Eva Kripalani Legal and Consulting Services, a legal…


Myers honored as local ‘provocateur’

Created on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 01:00 | Written by Raymond Rendleman | Cheryl Myers is being recognized as a steadfast partner, advocate and community voice in helping Metropolitan Family Service bring needed support to children and families in the North Clackamas area since 2005. At its annual Gathering of Good event Friday, Sept. 27,…


Hillsboro Tribune: Giving the work force a ride

Created on Friday, 04 October 2013 17:57 | Written by Bill MacKenzie | If we want people to be at work instead of on welfare, small initiatives can make a big difference. Emelia Moreno knows that. When a used truck she owned was totaled in an accident, the insurance payment didn’t cover the full amount…