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My Personal MAPS Goals

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”         Benjamin Franklin As I am coming closer to the end of this educational experience I am feeling a bit anxious. Where do I go from here? I feel that this program … Continue reading

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What Makes a Socially Intelligent and Diverse Leader?

Jeri Jimenez WP-11/9/2016 I love this topic. I’ve been a socially and emotionally intelligent diverse leader here in Portland since 1994. During that time, I have met wonderful leaders like Dolores Huerta who worked with Cesar Chavez in the Farmworkers … Continue reading

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The road to Equity and the DCL project

“We are all Ethnocentric, narrow minded, with limited vision.”- Richard Twiss, Lakota Sioux –Native Spiritual leader.    These words ring in my head as I drive to my next appointment, a meeting with a Somali spiritual leader who like me … Continue reading

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Increasing the voices of all Portlanders

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SUSTAINABLE LIFE THE MAGAZINE | Portland Tribune and Community 40 Newspapers Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers | SUSTAINABLE LIFE THE MAGAZINE 41 By NICK BUDNICK

Stabbed by a john and left fordead isn’t how most environmentalactivists get started.For Jeri Williams, though,the hardships of early yearsspent as a hooker and gangbangerin Northeast Portlandled to realizing she wanted twothings — first, to stay alive, andsecond, to keep … Continue reading

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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/04/02/sex-trafficking-survivor-s-inspiring-political-run-in-portland.html

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