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Former Navy SEAL shares transgender experience

Posted on April 14, 2015 by dsanok in Community

Former United States Navy SEAL Kristen Beck spoke at the Wishcamper Center this past Wednesday about her experience as a transgender and the discrimination she has faced. “I want to share my story with people to raise awareness to the discrimination transgender like me have to endure on a regular basis,” said Beck.“The transgender community […]

Harvard graduate discusses religion and spirituality in seminar for student groups

Posted on March 23, 2015 by dsanok in Community

Last Thursday in Bailey hall, the Christian group Alpha Omega held a presentation on the Bible and its accuracy, entitled The Word of God. Alpha Omega is a non-dominion Christian organization, meaning they are not part of any Christian branch such as Catholicism, Lutheran or Mormon. Their goal as an organization is to make Christianity […]

Experienced speakers break mental illness misconceptions

Posted on March 03, 2015 by dsanok in Community

Last week, the Portland National Alliance on Mental Illness featured a series of presentations at the Wishcamper Center on mental illness. Three people who spoke during the presentation were Creighton Taylor, Karen Evans and Nancy Boucher. Through sharing their personal experiences of resilience and recovery, these three spoke to raise awareness and understanding about the […]