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Cascade Campus Hosts Public Safety Awareness Fair
Photos and Story by Susan Hereford
Rescue vehicles and equipment, representatives of "Portland’s finest," PCC’s own shiny red fire engine, and all the people who help Portland-area citizens during a crisis will be at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus to promote safety awareness.
The Public Safety Awareness Fair is set for Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the mall area of the Student Center Building, 705 N. Killingsworth. The event is free and open to the public.
The campus also features a special workshop on rape awareness, held in Terrell Hall, Room 122 from noon to 1 p.m. The workshop will be presented by Mary Otto of Women’s Strength.
A number of agency representatives will be on hand with emergency vehicles and equipment and will be available to answer questions. They include:
- Portland Police Bureau’s Neighborhood Response Team,
- Gang Enforcement Team,
- Personnel and the Locks program, which provides assistance and repair to those who have been burgled;
- Oregon State Police;
- Washington County Sheriff;
- PCC Fire Protection Tech program;
- Multnomah County Corrections;
- American Medical Resource;
- City of Portland Emergency Response;
- egon Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence;
- Bradley-Angle House;
- Trauma Intervention Team.
For more information, please contact Joe Becraft of PCC’s Criminal Justice program at 978-5236.