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Basketball Recap and Video

  As the Portland Trailblazers are set to begin the 2014 NBA Playoffs, it means that AC Portland’s 2014 Winter Basketball programming has come to a close. AC Portland’s 10 week pilot basketball program ran at two Multnomah County SUN School locations this winter, Oliver Elementary and Cesar Chavez School. Each school had a girls and boys basketball team that showed amazing improvement and

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2014 National Poetry SLAM

It’s a wrap! The 2014 National Poetry SLAM in New York City was a huge success for two AC Portland poets. Aslan Newson and Nathan Chuc both won the trip to New York by dedicating themselves in the class room and on the soccer field. Aslan is a student at Markham Elementary School where she has participated in AC Portland’s after-school program for two

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Raise 2014

Give the Gift of Sport It’s been said that soccer is the great equalizer. We couldn’t agree more. That’s why AC Portland was started. Our goal is to help kids grow into happier, healthier, more creative people, all with the help of the beautiful game. And while we can’t fix the education budget shortfalls that affect Portland schools, we can do something about it.

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AC Portland All-Stars
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Cameron Bennett

Having volunteered with several AC Portland events, is amazing to see the improvement in both the attitudes and the skills of the kids.”

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Emily Neve

This SUN class really showed our youngsters how incredible and rewarding it can be to express themselves through their own voice and composition.”

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Dallas Anderson

Dallas Anderson

Her strength as a leader, her ability to demonstrate good sportsmanship, and her engaging poetry performances helped her to be selected as one of the two students who traveled to New York last April for participation in the America SCORES National Poetry SLAM!

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Andres Lopez

Andres Lopez

Meet Andres Lopez from Markham Elementary School in SW Portland! During the fall of his 4th grade year, Andres participated in the America SCORES program through Neighborhood Houses’ SUN School.

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