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Janet Hawkins Janet Hawkins
Community Action Coordinator and the Family Economic Security Project Manager,
Multnomah County Commission on Children,
Families and Community,
Portland, Oregon

Janet Hawkins is the Community Action Coordinator for Multnomah County's Commission on Children, Families & Community. She has held this position for 9 years and has worked for Multnomah County for over 20 years. Prior to working for the county, Ms. Hawkins has worked for the City of Salem's Human Rights Commission, Salem Hospital and a number of non-profit organizations. Her volunteer activities include Chair of the Hayhurst Neighborhood Association, Board Member of Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc., and Chair of the Board of Directors of OregonHelps!, a non-profit that supports web-based access for low-income people.

Ms. Hawkins has a BS in Community Service and Public Affairs from the University of Oregon and a Masters in Public Administration from Portland State University.