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An update from Project Access NOW

Read the latest update from the Oregon Health Authority, outlining tips for staying safe as Oregon begins the reopening process. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/bulletins/28fec28 To learn more about contact tracing, one of the key tools used to stop the spread of COVID-19, visit the links below for both English and Spanish materials. https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-Contact-Collaborative (English) https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-Colaborativo-de-Contacto (Español) Congratulations to our OEA Program for its 5th Anniversary.…
Kristin Monahan
June 3, 2020
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“Our work has more urgency” – An interview with Myrna Valdez

Long before COVID-19, our healthcare system was broken. Many across Oregon are uninsured, underinsured, or unable to afford healthcare expenses even with insurance. The pandemic spreading across our state and our globe, has shone a bright light on inequity and health system inadequacies that need an urgent solution. Our Community Assistance Program (C3CAP) connects individuals with resources that help them…
Kristin Monahan
April 30, 2020
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Executive Director Search at Project Access NOW

We are excited to share that Project Access NOW (PANOW) is now seeking an Executive Director. Along with the Interim Executive Director, the Executive Search Committee is seeking new leadership that closely reflects the populations PANOW serves and continues to bridge gaps for those most in need. Building on what PANOW has accomplished in the past twelve years, this visionary…
Kristin Monahan
February 19, 2020
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Welcome PANOW’s Interim Executive Director

Dear Community: Since its inception, Project Access NOW (PANOW) has worked to increase access to healthcare and services, especially for our most vulnerable community members. Linda Nilsen, PANOW’s founder, lead the organization’s tremendous growth over the past thirteen years. Linda left the organization at the end of 2019, yet continues to serve as a consultant for the organization. As we…
Kristin Monahan
January 31, 2020
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High School Students Fund Improving Access to Care

Project Access NOW has received a $5,000 CommuniCare grant from the students at the Tualatin High School. “We are honored to be selected,” Linda Nilsen, our executive director said. “It was an inspiring experience to see the youth be so engaged and thoughtful throughout the grantmaking process. Our future as a community and as a nation is bright.” Tualatin HS…
Kristin Monahan
July 26, 2019
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A Springboard Year: 2017/2018 Annual Report Out Now

As the year comes to an end and we prepare for the opportunities ahead, I pause to reflect on our progress at Project Access NOW. I invite you to join me in our 2017/2018 Annual Report. Social Determinants of Health The redesign of health care from treating sickness to creating health has been under way for several years. For the…
Kristin Monahan
December 31, 2018
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Statement of Solidarity with Immigrant Communities

The mission of Project Access NOW is to improve our communities' health by creating access to care and services for those most in need. Recent actions have clearly placed immigrant communities among those most in need, both in our region and across the country. At Project Access NOW, we are immigrants, we are the children of immigrants, and we are…
Kristin Monahan
March 20, 2017