Dr. Bukhosi Dube exhibits a heart of service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”  –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1957 Meet Dr. Bukhosi Dube, senior health advisor for Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Dube’s work on the “Ask a Black Doctor” podcast and other outreach programs has been a frequent source of COVID-19 and vaccination information for […]

Straightway Services builds trust through COVID-19 outreach

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Pastor Dwight Minnieweather wasn’t sure what to think – but he knew he wanted to help. “I deal with a lot of people from many walks of life,” said Minnieweather, “so I thought that [COVID-19] was an issue that I could take up amongst our people and try to make […]

Vaccine Voices: Executive Pastor Edward Williams

For twenty years, Executive Pastor Edward Williams has helped Mt. Olivet Baptist Church fulfill its mission. He oversees the North Portland church’s operations, human resources, finances and strategic planning. Mt. Olivet, he explains, is Oregon’s oldest African American Baptist church. He shares his reasons for getting vaccinated: “I see COVID as a public health issue […]