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Enhancing Cultural Responsiveness in the Courts Training

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Courtyard Portland Downtown Convention Center

435 NE Wasco Street

Portland, OR 97232

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Congratulations and welcome to the “Enhancing Cultural Responsiveness in the Courts Training” presented by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) in partnership with Casa de Esperanza, the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, Ujima, Inc.: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community and Center for Court Innovation. You will receive a formal confirmation memo and logistics in a few days.

This event has received OVW approval so you can now make travel arrangements. Travel information is below. Please read all of the information closely before making your travel arrangements.

Please note: all travel expenses will be paid for out of your jurisdiction's grant; not by Casa de Esperanza. Please inquire with your grant manager/fiscal team for information regarding reimbursement.

In order to attend the training, you must click the "register" button and complete the online form by 5 pm ET on November 17th.

Each member of your team must register indivdiually. If at any point, you or someone on your team cannot attend or would like to send someone in your place, you must contact Jose Juan Lara Jr at jjlara@casadeesperanza.org.

Training Schedule:

January 10, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
January 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

A limited number of rooms have been blocked at the Courtyard Portland Downtown Convention Center for program participants at the following group rates:

  • Single King: $149

The special room rate will be available until December 19, 2017 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Particpants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations!

To make reservations:

  • ONLINE: Please click on the following link -

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Casa%20De%20Esperanza%5Epdxcl%60CDECDEA%60149.00%60USD%60false%604%601/9/18%601/12/18%6012/16/2017&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

  • TELEPHONE: 503.234.3200 (let them know you are with the Casa de Esperanza training


TRAVEL

Particpants are responsible for making their own travel arrangments!


TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM AIRPORTS

***NO HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE!

Alternate transportation:

  • Blue Star Shuttle; fee: $14 USD (one way); reservation required

  • Bus service, fee: $2.50 USD (one way)

  • Estimated taxi fare: $35 USD (one way)


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Portland International Airport – PDX

Airport Phone: 1.503.460.4040

Hotel directions: 9 miles W (*this hotel does not provide shuttle services!)

I-205 South to I-84 West. Follow I-84 West to the exit #1 (Lloyd Blvd). Continue straight on Lloyd Blvd to Grand Ave. Turn right on Grand Ave. Left on Wasco St to hotel.

ATTIRE

Attire is business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperature may vary.

FULL PARTICIPATION IS REQUIRED!

The training will be two full days on January 10 and 11. To ensure that you attend the entire training, you should book your arrival for January 9 and schedule your departure January 12. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly, allowing personal time before or after the training to do any touring of Portland. Program partners will be unable to certify attendance for a participant who does not attend all workshop sessions, which might affect the ability to receive travel reimbursement using OVW funds.



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