Gabriella Vigil

CCC helps fight food insecurity

By Gabriella Vigil / November 27, 2023

        By Gabriella Vigil   Frozen liquified eggs, freeze dried clams, hand-labeled canned pumpkin puree. These are just a few of the nutritious, but sometimes odd food selections available at Clackamas Community College’s Free Food Pantry, across from the Veteran’s center office in the Wacheno Welcome Center. The Free Food Pantry also…

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College students help create human trafficking documentary

By Gabriella Vigil / November 13, 2023

        By Gabriella Vigil Citizens sometimes step in to solve problems that bureaucracy can’t. Bridging the Gap, a charitable organization based in Portland, Oregon, partnered with Clackamas Community College to produce the documentary “Human Trafficking: Portland” which premiered Sept. 25, 2023 at McMenamins Kennedy School. Bridging the Gap is best known for…

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Community celebrates Native American culture with tribal elders

By Gabriella Vigil / October 23, 2023

By Gabriella Vigil Clackamas Community College hosted an Indigenous Peoples Day event on Oct. 8 at the John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center. People from all walks of life gathered around on a beautiful Sunday morning for delicious native food, music, storytelling and shopping.  A blessing was offered by Cheryle Kennedy, 75, Chairperson of the Tribes…

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