News & Updates


Once again, no relief for Rockwood

November 22, 2020

The Oregonian’s article on OHA Relief funding: By his calculations, a total of $177 million has been distributed statewide. (That does not include the $62 million for Black Oregonians in…

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NAACP hosts rally in Rockwood to share stories of life as a black man

June 6, 2020

GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) – Saturday afternoon leaders from the black community met in the Rockwood Neighborhood in Gresham. They held a rally to share stories and the perspective of a…

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Rockwood: Staying active, healthy in quarantine

May 8, 2020

Nonprofit Play Grow Learn distributes family boxes to support homeless, foster kids in region. Read the article at Pamplin Media Group

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Sunrise Center serves as a homeless warming shelter

November 28, 2019

Read more about how the Sunrise Center serves as one of the locations serving as a homeless warming shelter during inclement weather. Read More

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Will ‘opportunity zones’ help or hurt low-income neighborhoods?

April 4, 2019

Brad Ketch’s office is a community center that almost became a strip club instead. That narrowly averted future shows the kind of investment Rockwood has drawn in recent years. Desperately…

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Sunrise Center Kitchen Expansion

February 18, 2019

Sunrise Commercial Kitchen celebrates important expansion that will support Rockwood food makers. Read the article on the Pamplin Media website

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