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  • Started Wednesday
    Oct 25 2017
    RENEW 48 Warm Clothing Drive for the Union Gospel Mission
    through
    IBEW Local 48

    RENEW 48 has started their annual warm clothing drive for the Portland Union Gospel Mission. You can bring in your gently used blankets, warm clothing items, and shoes now through the first week of December 2017. Cash is being accepted as well. Donations can be dropped off at IBEW Local 48 during business hours.

    Website
  • Started Saturday
    Nov 4 2017
    Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles
    through
    Portland Center Stage at The Armory

    The Armory partners with Oregon Shakespeare Festival to bring this production to Portland.

    Alfaro blends tragedy, wry humor, Mexican folklore and a modern setting to unleash the power of Euripides’ ancient tale of Medea, seen through the lens of immigrants in the United States.

    By Luis Alfaro

    Website
  • Saturday
    Nov 18 2017
    Trans Action & Care Conference - advance registration

    PSU Smith Center

    Register Here: https://goo.gl/forms/luh0OoTW32T3QbB02
    Submit Workshop Proposals Here: https://goo.gl/forms/heEM1tLXPwuI6CDO2

    We're excited to announce our first ever Trans Action & Care Conference, a full day of events aimed at the trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming community!

    if you have an idea for a fantastic workshop or activity and you're interested in facilitating it at TACC you can submit it here, please submit it to the link above.

    The event will include:

    • Gender Affirming Clothing Swap
    • Workshops by trans folks for trans folks
    • Self Care and Quiet Rooms
    • Board and Video Game Night
    Website
  • Thanksgiving Shift at the Oregon Food Bank

    Oregon Food Bank

    Please join us for a shift at the Oregon Food Bank. We will be repacking food that will be distributed to food banks throughout Oregon and Washington. Family friendly ages 6+. Please wear sturdy closed toed shoes and be ready to work!

    Click below to sign up as a part of my group:

    https://ofbvolunteers.civicore.com/index.php?section=newIndvGroup&action=conditional_loggedIn&fwID=29212

    The shift sign up will close the 15th at midnight so please sign up by clicking on the shift link. If you have never volunteered at OFB before, you will be asked to create an account. Takes just a few minutes. Hope to see you there. Lunch afterwards?

    Here’s the shift info:

    • Date: 11/18/2017
    • Time: 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Shift Name: Volunteer Action Center
    • Address: 7900 NE 33rd Dr., Portland OR 97211
    Website
  • Urban League of Portland Young Professionals Day of Empowerment - Advance RSVP

    The Wayback

    About the Event: Empowerment is the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming (or reclaiming) one's rights. Let's take this day for lifting ourselves up - our bodies, hearts, minds and souls.

    Space is limited to 20 spots so sign up now!

    Event Agenda:

    • 9:00am - 9:30am | Welcome + Networking
    • 9:30am - 10:30am | Practicing Yoga with Pamela Weatherspoon
    • 10:00am - 10:30am | Brunch + Mimosas
    • 10:30am - 11:30pm | Uplifting Words from Lou Radja

    Cost:
    This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for admission: https://www.ulpdxyp.org/events-1/day-of-empowerment-a-personal-professional-development-event

    Our thanks to Kboo, the radio sponsor of this event!

    Website
  • Vancouver WA NAACP Monthly Meeting and Potluck

    ***There Will Now Be A Potluck At Every Monthly Meeting. If You Would Like To, Bring A Dish To Share.

    We welcome you to become a member and join us at our monthly meetings. General Membership meetings are not only an opportunity to hear updates on projects that the committees are working on, but an opportunity for members to discuss accolades or concerns. Guest speakers generally grace our membership meetings every month that extend to law enforcement, city officials, and other local organizations. It is highly encouraged that members participate and let their voices be heard. Meetings are held every third Saturday of each month at 10:00AM at the Vancouver Housing Authority Community Room (2500 Main Street, Vancouver WA 98661)

    Website
  • Traditional Native American Storytelling with Ed Edmo

    Traditional Native American Storytelling
    Saturday, November 18 at 10am
    Oregon City Public Library Community Room

    Ed Edmo is a Native American with Shoshone-Bannock-Nez Perce tribal affliations and is also an acclaimed poet, playwright, performer, and traditional storyteller. Join us as we celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with traditional storytelling by Edmo. All ages are welcome!

    www.orcity.org/library/traditional-native-american-storytelling

    Website
  • Don't Shoot Portland's Hughes Memorial Community Service and Feed In

    On the 3rd Saturday of every month the members of Hughes Memorial Church host a community meal. This year we have been joining in to help! Not everyone has access to food regularly and this is one way to help distribute and collect resources.

    We have collaborated with Hughes Memorial to host an ongoing clothing and hospitality kits donation drop point while using Saturday's for neighborhood supported prep and distribution of warm meals!! On 3rd Saturdays we take to the streets #NVDA to deliver food to the houseless community. In APRIL we began gardening so that we can continue to distribute fresh food to those in need!! Join Us!!

    #PersonalSafetyMatters #HandsUpForHouseless #ShelterIsLife #GardeningIsHealthy


    Dont Shoot Portland
    In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

    Communities Against Racism Standing Up For Black Lives
    On August 16th 2014 we agreed to take action and organize at Dawson Park in solidarity with #MikeBrown supporters in Ferguson, MO It became #DontShootPDX

    Black Lives Matter In Oregon
    All #BlackLivesMatter. #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman was acquitted.

    Black Businesses Standing Up For #BlackLives
    Business development and consulting firm that specializes in educating companies and organizations in equitable project development.

    Reclaim MLK Annual Protest
    This will be our 3rd year taking to the streets in honor of the human rights work of The Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr. #ReclaimMLK #BlackLivesMatter

    Artists For Black Lives
    Live Music PDX

    Social Change Matters
    dontshootportland.com

    Website
  • Reclaim MLK: Youth Organize

    Our second official meeting of the Children's art and social justice council was Sunday and it was great!!

    Link to event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1865974786761103/?ti=icl

    First we met up attended the exhibition and then discussed Animating Life: the Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA at the Portland Art Museum then we walked over to PNCA - Pacific Northwest College of Art to view the #DiaDeMuertos exhibit. The next meet up will be at our Community Feed.

    Here's what you missed but no worries the topics will be continued on 3rd Saturday

    Agenda items:

    • Arts focus and scope for children's council. A discussion about mission and purpose.
    • Reclaim MLK event Committee formation.
    • Art Vision for Reclaim MLK Children's Bazaar at Peninsula Park before March. Bring ideas for photo booth, hot chocolate stand with 3D printed cups and other ideas... ceramic, paintings, music it's all art
    Website
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Clark County Info Meeting

    TBA

    Register through EventBrite to RSVP for the event.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/showing-up-for-racial-justice-surj-clark-county-info-meeting-tickets-39301261130

    SURJCC is growing! We learned alot. We have a lot to learn. We looking for white people who are committed to building the racial justice movement on this side of the bridge. SURJCC values being POC led. Black Lives Matter Vancouver, WA's founder, Cecelia Towner started SURJCC because she needed a safe place to organize. That safety is the role of SURJCC to provide, while also being careful to not do harm. This approach makes the work of SURJCC real and meaningful, not theory. It also then requires a different willingness and commitment to growth. We would love to welcome you to come to Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Clark County's Informational Meeting

    Website
  • Let's Talk About Measure 101 & Healthcare!

    How will Measure 101 help working families in Oregon? Join us on November 18th to find out!

    Let’s talk about Measure 101 and the state of healthcare in Oregon! Learn how Measure 101 benefits working families and hospitals alike and how we can support the measure this voting season.

    No tickets are required for this event, but we do ask that you let us know you'll be coming by filling out the form at this link: http://bit.ly/SEIU-M101

    Lunch provided!

    The event will be held at SEIU Local 49:
    3536 SE 26th Ave
    Portland, OR 97202

    For more information, please contact Yasmin Ibarra at yasmini@seiu49.org.

    Website
  • FULL! Black & African Housing Instability Focus Group

    This event is FULL

    The Community Alliance of Tenants and Portland State University are doing a study to learn more about how specific communities experience housing issues in the #Portland area.

    This focus group is for Black, African, and African-American folks.

    The details of the converstaions will be kept confidential, but the lessons learned about the community may influence advocacy for housing justice.

    Registration for the group is first-come, first-served. You can resigter in 1 of 3 ways:

    -online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfF8DgGQzGB1g-O_Wg6VOtxrD7P3QXcXS-YFoAv96YU1yHXbA/viewform

    -by email to housingstudy@pdx.edu

    -by leaving a voicemail at 503.460.9702, ext. 135

    We will ask for a name to sign you up, but it can be a made-up name.

    If you have any questions, contact Erin at housingstudy@pdx.edu, or leave a voicemail at 503.460.9702 ext. 135. This study is approved by the PSU Human Subjects Research Review Committee as a #174369.


    Please note: this is part of three culturally specific housing instability focus groups: one on Black & African people, one on LGBTQ people, another on Elders. Please only register for one, allowing for as many people to participate as possible.

    Website
  • Native Runway Celebration & Holiday Marketplace, Vancouver, WA

    Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 - All are welcome to the Native American Runway Celebration and Holiday Marketplace in Vancouver, WA at the Water Resources Education Center just off State Route 14.

    Enjoy and be inspired by the special event Native Runway: Celebration of Regalia, Culture and Song from 1-4pm upstairs.

    Come early and shop the Native Holiday Market from 11:30am-4:30pm organized by Native Vendors United, Sacred Waters Fish Company, Native Runway Celebration Committee and the Water Resources Education Center! The marketplace will be on the first floor and complement the very special event called Native Runway: Celebration of Regalia, Culture and Song.

    Both events are indoors, open to the public and family-friendly. Join us at the new building of Water Resources Education Center, Vancouver, WA. Located just East of I-5 off of State Route 14, the address is 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661. Easy to get to. There is plenty of parking!

    Interested Vendors may apply via this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdyQIMlyUNTEOzpRhFH1laU9pxy_EjEhoOkBY9OqEl_kI0_MQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

    Please mark your calendars, share and join us! We look forward to a great celebration honoring Native American tradition and culture. All Welcome!

    Website
  • Latinos Unidos PDX for Mexico & Puerto Rico

    Portland Mercado

    We're bringing together Portland's Latino performing and visual artist community to support local, grassroots relief efforts in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

    Music and Dancing from:

    • Salsanova
    • Pura Vida Orquesta
    • Sonido Stereofania
    • DJ Denver

    Para los niños/for the kids: Activities with Mickey & Minnie Mouse

    Website
  • Global Islamphobia Awareness Day

    Come and learn about Islam and ways to speak out about Islamphobia you or people you know have experienced, through an informational display and presentation. Join Muslimahs United, Madison High School MSA and University of Washington MSA for sweets and discussion on ways youth and others can speak up against Islamphobia.

    Open to the whole community!


    Muslimahs United
    Community Organization · Portland, Oregon
    Muslimahs United is an Oregon based group of women working to strengthen our communities through advocacy, inclusion, and education.

    Website
  • Cranksgiving, benefitting Outside In!

    FIFTH FABULOUS YEAR! Plan to be there! Invite your friends right now!

    If you're up for it, donate to the prize wheel! Could be good stuff, like "5 chocolate bars," or a cool experience, like "Guest host the Sprocket Podcast" or "Singing Telegram by Bike." There will be a special prize for the person who donates the best prize - but this is OPTIONAL, we already have tons of good prizes.

    Cranksgiving is a treasure hunt food drive - teams of 2-5 riders visit a list of stores and buy a list of items. All items benefit homeless youth services at Outside In.

    You don't have to race to have an amazing time – everyone sets their own pace.

    Prizes for Best Team Costume, First Team Back, Biggest Spender Team, and more, and a special prize to someone special for Best Donated Prize...and then we'll randomly give away all prizes that remain.

    Start and end: Velo Cult – 1969 NE 42nd Ave. Teams of 2-5 riders – if you arrive solo, we'll find you a team!

    1pm: Chocolate bar giveaway, register your team 2pm: Ride start time (arrive much earlier, see above) 4pm: Everyone back at Velo Cult, pizza $2/slice 4:30pm: Prizes awarded

    Cost: Each person on your team will need $10 to buy stuff with – bring extra cash if possible – we're trying to beat the $2300 (!) we donated in 2016 - and you may just win the Biggest Spenders prize. Bring: A lock and a bag and a camera.

    puddlecycle@gmail.com http://puddlecycle.com/portland-cranksgiving-2017/

    Website
  • Song, Music & Dance: Native Heritage Month

    Midland Library

    Northstar & Multnomah County Library Native Heritage Month Seroes*Presentation of story, song, music and The Dance~ See Native in We Remain~

    Website
  • A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon

    At the most basic level, a home is a place that gives you shelter, protecting you from the weather and unsafe situations. It’s also where you live your life, eat your meals, and raise your family. If housing is a basic human right, why do so many people struggle to find or keep housing? How do we as individuals and as a society make decisions that undermine the idea that we all have a right to a home?

    This is the focus of A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon, a free conversation with Cristina Palacios on Saturday, November 18th at 3 pm at SE Uplift 3534 SE Main St. Portland OR 97214. This program is hosted by SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.

    Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state’s future. For more information about this free community discussion, please contact Muz Afzal at muz@seuplift.org or call (503) 232-0010 Ext 319.

    About the Facilitator:
    Cristina Palacios was born in Tolimán, Jalisco, México, and started organizing at age fourteen. Most recently, Christina worked with Community Alliance of Tenants as a senior organizer. She is driven by a passion for housing and social justice and the belief that everyone—regardless, their income, disability, race or immigration status—deserves a safe and healthy place to call home.

    Website
  • Mojada Post-Show Discussions

    Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by "Mojada", filtered through the perspectives of activists, scholars, social workers and immigration experts. Featuring Guests from Catholic Charities. Free!

    • Sun Nov 12 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 18 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 19 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 25 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 26 3:30 PM
    Website
  • Oregon State Senate & House Majority Leaders November Town Hall

    Please join me, Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick and House Majotity Leader Jennifer Williamson for my first town hall. I look forward to hearing your views and seeing you there!

    Website
  • T-MAPs (Transformative Mutual Aid Practices) in Portland, OR

    Community Workshop: We are living in political times that require a level of self-awareness and solidarity that takes conscious practice if we’re going to survive.

    Transformative Mutual Aid Practices (T-MAPs) are a set of community-developed tools that provide space for building a personal “map” of wellness strategies, resilience practices and collective resources. It is a way to talk about our needs and desires, strengths and weaknesses, and work towards understanding ourselves and collaborating with others.

    Come join us for a 2 Hour Facilitated Conversation about T-MAPs and experience how it works in practice (it’s fun!) Organized by Sascha Altman DuBrul (co-founder of The Icarus Project.) It’s donation based (0-$20) but bring some food to share if you're inspired.

    Website
  • Oregon State Workers 1987 Historic Rolling Strike

    SEIU 503 Retirees Local celebrate the Rolling Strike of 1987. Learn how a Rolling Strike works, what we won and what we learned. Hear from strike organizers and strikers themselves. Everyone is welcome. Food will be provided

    Website
  • MissAnthology Launch Party

    Miss Anthology 2017 is a Pacific Northwest-based female and genderqueer youth comics anthology. The anthology is the culmination of comics from our featured artists, a behind-the-scenes look at our free comics workshops, and work from our founders and instructors.

    Featuring Comics by:

    • Bronwyn Thomas
    • Heather Distefano
    • Carmi AKA Spicyyeti
    • Sarah Diamond
    • Nika Nagy
    • Alex Sasha Sandoval

    Comic and Essay excerpts by Instructors and Founders:

    • Jenny Blenk
    • Andréa Gilroy
    • Kinoko Evans
    • Liz Yerby
    • Anna Vo
    • Kelly Fitzpatrick
    • Melanie Stevens
    • Mack Carlisle
    • Emily Lewis

    Miss Anthology’s mission is to support racially and economically diverse female and genderqueer youth by teaching professional skills through hands-on workshops, and publishing their work in print and online. By introducing these young artists and writers to the comics and the art industries before they graduate, they will gain a firm understanding and head start on their careers, as well as an established network of peers within this otherwise white, cis male-dominated field. Miss Anthology is supported in part by a C3:Initiative project residency, the Precipice Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation, and Calligram Foundation.

    Website

Tomorrow

  • Started Wednesday
    Oct 25 2017
    RENEW 48 Warm Clothing Drive for the Union Gospel Mission
    through
    IBEW Local 48

    RENEW 48 has started their annual warm clothing drive for the Portland Union Gospel Mission. You can bring in your gently used blankets, warm clothing items, and shoes now through the first week of December 2017. Cash is being accepted as well. Donations can be dropped off at IBEW Local 48 during business hours.

    Website
  • Started Saturday
    Nov 4 2017
    Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles
    through
    Portland Center Stage at The Armory

    The Armory partners with Oregon Shakespeare Festival to bring this production to Portland.

    Alfaro blends tragedy, wry humor, Mexican folklore and a modern setting to unleash the power of Euripides’ ancient tale of Medea, seen through the lens of immigrants in the United States.

    By Luis Alfaro

    Website
  • Sunday
    Nov 19 2017
    Immigration Symposium - advanced RSVP

    Join a panel of diverse community leaders in dialogue, reflection and inspiration. Share your story and learn how to address the ongoing need for individuals and communities to be advocates and allies.

    FREE (R.S.V.P encouraged)

    Website
  • Portland DSA Canvassing!

    Come spend a Sunday helping The Democratic Socialists of America defend 350,000 vulnerable Oregonians from losing healthcare by spreading the word on Measure 101 coming up in this January's special election as well as building the movement for single payer healthcare! We'll train everybody up on how to canvass, have them pair into two person canvass teams, load up into cars, and head out to the turfs. We will be canvassing in neighborhoods in the East Portland area. If you for some reason aren't able to knock on doors but want to get involved, fill out the RSVP form and we'll find important work for you to do!

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLtHNzmFyOvOD0at4UWgphwLY8HPsi19pZRfS3TdA2nbyZJQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

    Website
  • Women For Climate

    Instrument HQ

    Please join Governor Barbara Roberts, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, and our all-star host committee for “Women for Climate” - a special event to support the Clean Energy Jobs campaign. The Clean Energy Jobs bill will put a price on pollution and invest in solutions.

    The Clean Energy Jobs bill finished the 2017 legislative session with 33 co-sponsors, Governor Kate Brown recently announced her support for passing the bill in 2018, and House leadership is calling the bill “unfinished business for the 2018 legislative session.” The momentum is building.

    Join us for this special event and help make Oregon a climate and clean energy leader by passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill in 2018! Now is the time to act.

    TICKETS FOR PURCHASE $100

    CLICK THE LINK IN THE EVENT FOR MORE INFO

    Honorary Event Chair Governor Barbara Roberts

    Co-Hosts

    Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson, Senator Kathleen Taylor, Representative Karin Power, Representative Pam Marsh, Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer, Representative Andrea Salinas, Representative Barbara Smith-Warner, Clackamas County Commissioner Sonya Fischer, Diana Nuñez, Jackie Dingfelder, Marilyn Epstein, Dr. Laila Noll, Andrea Durbin, Katherine Lam

    Website
  • Trans Day of Remembrance March & Interfaith Vigil

    Terry Schrunk Plaza

    Please all Transgender folk and Cisgender allies join us in reverence and solidarity to honor the fallen and make a stand against Transphobia. We will gather at Terry Schrunk plaza for a staging and a brief program whereupon we will process to the First United Methodist Church for a candle lighting ceremony for the fallen and a message of hope and renewal from local area spiritual leaders followed by a reception where light refreshments will be served.

    Please bring your family and friends. This event will go on as planned unless the weather is just absolutely unrelenting on that day. Please refer back to this event page for updates. Please send all questions or comments to either emma.jean.lugo@gmail.com or don.j.baldwin@comcast.net.

    Website
  • SURJ PDX Black Lives Matter Doorknock - RSVP by Thursday 11/16

    Please RSVP by Thursday 11/16 at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLt20HbeB3v-1OxNuym758YSe68nP4HAQbn0sfpIQ5Zyg1Bw/viewform - thank you!!

    Showing Up For Racial Justice PDX will canvass Hollywood/Grant Park neighborhoods on Sunday, 19 November.

    “Actions like this are a great way to practice having conversations about racial justice with other white folks, which is something PoC partners asked us to do.”

    Teams will ask residents to sign postcards for Multnomah District Attorney Rod Underhill, demanding accountability, training, and an investigation into the police homicide of Quanice Hayes, a Black 17-year-old killed without charges or trial on 9 February.

    -All are welcome!

    Training begins 12:30pm, at Vive Fitness, 4023 NE Hancock St, Portland, OR. Pairs will return at 4:30 to debrief. “Please let us know if you’re planning to show up!”

    RSVP by Thursday: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLt20HbeB3v-1OxNuym758YSe68nP4HAQbn0sfpIQ5Zyg1Bw/viewform

    We will provide training, light snacks, and support. Whether you're an experienced door knocker or entirely new, your participation will be powerful. Nervous about door knocking? Come anyway! There are other ways to participate during the day. This doorknock will be Sunday, November 19th from 12:30 - 4:30pm at Vive Fitness (4023 NE Hancock St. Portland, OR 97212). Thanks for showing up!

    Website
  • Portland Democratic Socialists of America Feminist Branch Meeting

    Join the feminist branch and decide how to center reproductive justice in DSA’s Healthcare For All campaign work. We will come out of this meeting with our proposals ready for the chapter-wide healthcare campaign strategy meeting scheduled for December!

    DSA members and non-members alike are welcome to all feminist branch meetings and events. SJAC provides affordable meeting space to community groups. Please bring $1-2 if you can contribute!”

    Website
  • Multnomah County Young Democrats General Membership Meeting

    Bipartisan Cafe

    Hi MCYD Members and friends! We have decided to retire our Drinking Liberally events because we did not feel like they were inclusive and we will be hosting General Membership Meetings instead moving forward. These meetings will be held the 3rd Sunday of each month from 1-3pm. Each meeting we will give updates from our Executive Board Meetings and ask for feedback from members about the direction of the organization and then the last hour will be spent on a specific topic or with a special guest. We welcome all ideas and people and are excited to connect with the community! Below is the schedule for the upcoming meeting in November:


    1-115: Introductions and mingle
    115-145: Updates from the Excutive Board and feedback from members
    1:45-3: Talking about membership, expanding the organizations and information about the open positions on our Executive Board


    Please email multcyoungdems@gmail.com with any questions or ideas for upcoming membership meetings!

    Website
  • Minoru Yasui: Historical Lessons to Be Remembered

    The late civil rights leader Minoru Yasui deliberately protested the military curfew laws on Japanese Americans during World War II and was subsequently arrested, leading him to challenge the constitutionality of the order. In 2015, Minoru Yasui was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States.

    Those were dark historic chapters when America rounded up thousands of its own citizens, stripped them of their freedoms and placed them into camps behind barbed wires. Come and hear Mr. Yasui's story and other untold stories of Japanese Americans and their plight during World War II, which is hauntingly relevant in the face of our government's current travel ban.

    Presenter Peggy Nagae served as Minoru Yasui’s lead attorney in reopening his World War II case and securing a vacation of his original conviction in 1983-84. She is the inaugural recipient of the Minoru Yasui Justice Award by the University of Oregon School of Law.

    Presenter George Nakata was a personal friend of Mr. Yasui, as a second generation Japanese American, who together with his family lost everything during the hysteria of World War II and spent those years incarcerated in an American concentration camp.

    Q&A will be moderated by Multnomah County Circuit Court Presiding Judge Nan Waller.

    Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation and organizational support of Multnomah County Circuit Court. CLE credit pending for Oregon State Bar members.

    First come, first served. Web page: https://multcolib.org/events/minoru-yasui-historical-lessons-be-remembered/81780

    Website
  • Thanksgiving Feast to benefit Esther's Pantry

    Come join the Fire of the Rose for the 7th Annual Thanksgiving Feast - This is a potluck style event, so make sure you bring your favorite holiday dish to share. (Please leave a comment of the dish you wish to bring) :-)

    Our Imperial Chef, the one and only, Connie Foster, will be providing the turkey! Yum, yum

    Door 2pm / Feast 3pm $5 w/ a non-perishable food/toiletry item OR $10 *All donations will go to Esther's Pantry

    See you there!

    Website
  • Mojada Post-Show Discussions

    Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by "Mojada", filtered through the perspectives of activists, scholars, social workers and immigration experts. Featuring Guests from Catholic Charities. Free!

    • Sun Nov 12 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 18 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 19 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 25 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 26 3:30 PM
    Website
  • Humanitarian United Movement & Action Network Public Meeting with Focus

    ILWU Local 4, Vancouver

    We have completed our resolution/referendum against white supremacy. We will be starting to organize our communities in support.

    We will also discuss I-940 and are looking for help gathering signatures to help get it on the ballot. Time is running out.

    Website
  • Tender Table: Elle Bosque, Laura Tran, Vy Pham

    Tender Table is a storytelling platform featuring women of color and gender nonconforming people of color and their stories about food, family, and identity.

    Join us for stories and food by Elle Bosque, Laura Tran, and Vy Pham.

    Purchasing advance tickets via Eventbrite is encouraged. This will help the presenters and organizers anticipate headcount and prepare accordingly.

    All ages are welcome to this event. Walk-ins welcome - we ask that you make a donation to support the artists. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

    If you can't make it to the event, consider donating to support the artists: Squarecash: $TenderTable Paypal: tendertable@gmail.com

    Website

Next two weeks

  • Started Wednesday
    Oct 25 2017
    RENEW 48 Warm Clothing Drive for the Union Gospel Mission
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    IBEW Local 48

    RENEW 48 has started their annual warm clothing drive for the Portland Union Gospel Mission. You can bring in your gently used blankets, warm clothing items, and shoes now through the first week of December 2017. Cash is being accepted as well. Donations can be dropped off at IBEW Local 48 during business hours.

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  • Started Saturday
    Nov 4 2017
    Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles
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    Portland Center Stage at The Armory

    The Armory partners with Oregon Shakespeare Festival to bring this production to Portland.

    Alfaro blends tragedy, wry humor, Mexican folklore and a modern setting to unleash the power of Euripides’ ancient tale of Medea, seen through the lens of immigrants in the United States.

    By Luis Alfaro

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  • Monday
    Nov 20 2017
    Sanctuary Everywhere Vigil (Unite Oregon and Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice)

    We are bringing Sanctuary to the Streets! Gather with us for an interfaith expression of solidarity with our immigrant and refugee community. Through prayer, song, testimony and ritual, our Washington County community will join together across nationality, language, class, race and creed in the fight against predatory ICE enforcement and all forms of injustice.

    Why is this vigil taking place at 8 AM and at the WA CO. Courthouse?
    Unmarked Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have been periodically targeting community members at the WA CO. Courthouse on Monday's between 8:00 - 10 AM for the last couple of months. Our vigil seeks to bring awareness, accountability, and a stop towards ICE's preditory tactics in our community.

    Co-hosted by: IMIrJ, Unite Oregon, and the Hillsboro Faith Alliance

    Free 2-hour on-street parking is available. Also accessible by Max Blue Line (Hillsboro Central/SE 3rd TC MAX Station).


    ¡Estamos creando Santuario en las calles! Reúnase con nosotrxs para una expresión interfe de solidaridad con nuestra comunidad de inmigrantes y refugiadxs. Con oraciones, canciones, testimonios y rituales, nuestra comunidad del condado de Washington se unirá a través de la nacionalidad, el idioma, la clase, la raza y el credo para luchar juntxs en contra de los abusos de ICE y todas las formas de injusticia.

    ¿Por qué estamos teniendo nuestra vigilia a las 8 A. M. y en la Corte de WA CO.?
    Agentes de la migra vistidos en roba común han detenido a miembros de la comunidad en el la Corte de WA CO los lunes entre las 8:00 a 10 AM durante los últimos meses. Nuestra vigilia busca concientizar, rendir cuentas y detener las tácticas preditorias de ls migra en nuestra comunidad.

    Organizado por: IMIrJ, Unite Oregon, and the Hillsboro Faith Alliance

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  • The 1920s KKK in Oregon and America's Right-Wing Tradition

    Portland State University Urban Center (URBN) Parsons Gallery RM 212

    RSVP: http://bit.ly/KKK20sOR

    A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally poisonous descendant of the terrorist Klan begun in the 1870s South. This “second Klan” flourished above the Mason-Dixon Line by targeting Catholics, Jews and people of color as a threat to America’s destiny. Oregon and Portland in particular were Klan strongholds, and Oregon was the only state in which the Klan succeeded in outlawing Catholic schools (although courts overturned this legislation). The 1924 immigration control law enacted the Klan’s racial hierarchy by setting very low quotas on immigrants of “undesirable” ethnicities.

    Klannish bigotry has deep roots in America, sometimes as an undercurrent, sometimes exploding publicly and angrily. Klan membership in the 1920s was not only respectable but even conferred prestige, offering an entrée into the “middle class” for many members. Understanding how it drew in millions of followers in the 1920s may offer some insight into today’s white nationalism.


    Linda Gordon is a professor of history and a University Professor of the Humanities at New York University. Two of her books—The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (Harvard University Press, 1999) and the biography, Dorothea Lange: A Life beyond Limits (W.W. Norton & Company, 2009)—won the Bancroft Prize for best book on US history. Her most recent book is The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition (Liveright | W.W. Norton & Company, 2017).

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  • Thanks for Giving

    We are partnering with KBOO and IRCO to say thank you to our donors and to celebrate being included in this year's Willamette Week Give!Guide. Join us for beer and snacks as our way of saying "Thanks for Giving!"

    Please RSVP to RSVP@humansolutions.org

    The mission of Human Solutions is to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self-sufficiency by providing affordable housing, family support services, job readiness training and economic development opportunities.

    Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization's mission is to promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society through a diverse array of programs.

    KBOO Community Radio has supported the work of these organizations, and many others, through our 50 year history of creating media access to area communities. With programming made by impacted communities, about issues they face, KBOO not only airs unheard perspectives - KBOO promotes engagement and skill building opportunities.

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  • Transgender Day Of Remembrance 2017

    This event is being planned by the Portland Transgender community, with the support of Portland Transgender organizations, Portland LGBTQIA2+ organizations, and allies, and is being lead by Portland Transgender People of Color.

    Monday, November 20th 6:00p-8:00p Portland Community College Cascade Campus, Moriarty Arts Building-Auditorium

    There will be a panel of speakers with moderator.

    Volunteer providers of acupuncture, chiropractic, reiki, massage, peer support, and mental health practitioners will be provided by Equi Institute.

    This event will be ASL interpreted and the auditorium and stage are accessible by mobility device. Complete acccessibility information is available here: https://www.pcc.edu/resources/disability/accessible-building-features.html#ca-mahb-1.

    Escorts will be available to walk you to and from the bus stop and parking lot. Thank you to Pride Northwest, Portland Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and Trans Unity.

    Special thank you to additional supporting organizations; Q Center, Pride Northwest, and Basic Rights Oregon.

    https://secure.givelively.org/donate/pride-northwest-inc/transgender-day-of-remembrance-2017-pdx

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  • Trish Hinojosa, A Night in Solidarity with PCUN

    Join PCUN in their Night in Solidarity, featuring Nationally Renowned Tejana/Latina singer and song-writer; Trish Hinojosa.

    ADMISSION COST: $15 (Benefit for PCUN)
    https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3170713
    6:30PM- Bajo Salario
    7:15PM Trish Hinojosa Trio Concert
    For more information contact PCUN: 503.989.0073

    Based in Woodburn, Oregon, the center of Oregon’s agricultural industry, PCUN-Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United), is Oregon’s farmworkers union and largest Latino organization in the state. Founded in 1985 by 80 farmworkers, PCUN has since registered more than 6,000 members, 98% of which are Mexican and Central American immigrants, and to encompass a wide variety of organizing projects.

    PCUN’s fundamental goal is to empower farmworkers to understand and take action against systematic exploitation and all of its effects. To achieve this end, PCUN is involved in community and workplace organizing on many different levels.

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  • Your Fault for Listening LIVE! (podcast)

    Featured in The Portland Queer Comedy Festival and winner of Best Showcase at the 2017 PNW Black Comedy Festival, YOUR FAULT FOR LISTENING is the Portland-based podcast where comedians perform their sets before being interviewed based on their own jokes, as interpreted by hosts THOMAS LUNDY (The Examined Laugh) and Portland Mercury contributor D MARTIN AUSTIN (The Party Review).

    11/20: (comedy) ROCHELLE CÔTE, CHRIS ETTRICK, HUNTER DONALDSON, (improv) JENNA VESPER/CARTER, and musical guest BELINDA CARROLL


    Your Fault for Listening
    Entertainment Website
    LIVE Comedy Podcast with Thomas Lundy & D Martin Austin

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  • Clinton Street Resistance presents The Last Waltz benefitting Friends of the Columbia Gorge

    Martin Scorsese's documentary of the 1976 final performance of the legendary Sixties rock group The Band is at once a show featuring some of the greatest rock performers of their generation and a bittersweet look back at an era that was just beginning to fade. As Scorsese guides the group through interview segments discussing their 15 years together, these relatively young men sound like battle-weary survivors. But The Band were in splendid form for this show, and their multiple guest stars pulled out all the stops, especially Muddy Waters, whose "Mannish Boy" is so powerful it nearly burns a hole in the screen; Van Morrison, with a rousing performance of "Caravan;" and Bob Dylan, whose "Baby Let Me Follow You Down" displays the brilliant cockiness of his barnstorming days with this band.

    The all-star camera crew and superb stereo sound mix create what is considered to be of the best-looking and sounding rock films ever (as the opening credit says, play this movie loud!), and two studio-shot sequences with Emmylou Harris and The Staple Singers stand on their own.

    Tonight's nonprofit is Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

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  • Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial Meeting

    We welcome you to join us on this day to mourn and honor the lives of those who have been murdered in the previous year because of anti-transgender hatred.

    We gather to remember. We also gather to pray for, and to dedicate ourselves to work for, a world where transgender people are safe from hatred and violence.

    Program:

    • Silent Centering
    • Reading of Names
    • Sharing out of the Silence
    • Releasing Fire
    • Refreshments and Sharing in the Social Hall (or safe/quieter space held in the library)

    Childcare will be provided. Please make us aware of your childcare needs in advance, if possible, so that we may have the proper number of staff. 503-232-2822 or e-mail at hearthkeeper@multnomahfriends.org.

    Information:

    Our Meetinghouse is handicap accessible, including restrooms and an elevator for access to the second floor.

    Hearing assistance devices are on the wall outside the Meeting room. Let a Greeter know if you need assistance.

    All restrooms are single stall, gender neutral.

    No food or drink, other than water, is allowed on the second floor, including in the meeting room.

    Transportation

    Public transport: * Bus #15, Belmont, runs on Belmont Street, a few blocks south of the Meetinghouse. * Bus #20, Burnside/Stark, runs on East Burnside, a few blocks north of the Meetinghouse. * Bus # 75, Chavez, runs on Cesar Chavez, a few blocks west of the Meetinghouse. * Max/Light Rail, red, green or blue line to Hollywood Transit Center, then #75 bus south

    Bicycle: You will find a bike rack at the east side of the building. Please do not bring bicycles into the building.

    Parking: Try to park on Stark Street if possible. Our neighbors on SE 44th Avenue have requested that our visitors not park on their quiet side street.

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  • OUT Film Series: The Times of Harvey Milk

    The Media Institute for Social Change presents OUT: An LGBTQA+ Film Series.

    Week Three: The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

    "This lucid, empathic 1984 documentary about the first openly gay elected official in California focusses on Harvey Milk as a grassroots politician who viewed gay rights as just one part of a democratizing movement in San Francisco government. He rose to a seat on the Board of Supervisors in 1977, after the city moved toward neighborhood rule; in chronicling his story, the filmmakers, Rob Epstein and Richard Schmeichen, choose an array of apt yet unpredictable eyewitnesses to his ascent." ––Michael Sragow, The New Yorker

    Ticket page: http://www.mediamakingchange.org/the-times-of-harvey-milk-ticket-page

    Series description: In the 1980s, the vibrant world of LGBTQA+ activism rose alongside films that brought queer lived experiences and histories to the public eye for the first time. Documentaries captured marginalized queer communities as they carved out spaces for themselves, from the ballrooms of Harlem to political offices in San Francisco. In these spaces, creativity and grit became sources of survival and resistance. This November, we explore documentary as a medium for subversion and antidote to mainstream erasure in the movement for LGBTQA+ rights.

    The Media Institute for Social Change is a 501(c)3 non profit, educational organization. This series is intended for educational purposes only.

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  • ThirstyCity: Puerto Rico Benefit
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    The Know, 3728 NE Sandy

    ThirstyCity is back again with a stacked lineup of beats and raps, this time to benefit Puerto Rico. All the door proceeds will be used to ship supplies down to the island. Come support the sounds and contribute to the cause.

    Nov. 20th, 9pm, 21+, $5-20

    Brown Calvin: https://browncalvin.bandcamp.com/album/palante

    Jean Nada: https://soundcloud.com/jeannada

    Bloodmoney: https://damnthatnoise.bandcamp.com/

    LuvJonez: https://luvjonez.bandcamp.com/

    Dj set by Common Denominator

    Hosted by: NorthernDraw

    Flier by: Dax

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  • Tuesday
    Nov 21 2017
    Resist Trump Tuesday at Sen. Wyden’s In Portland

    Please join us and speak out to Senate staff to stop the Trump agenda. Each week we set a topic and a request to our Senator, based on current events.

    In the courtyard of Sen Wyden's office: 911 NE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97232

    11:30 a.m: Connect, plan, and hear news from the Resistance

    12:00 p.m.: Speak with staffer

    Indivisible Oregon We are dedicated to resisting the Trump agenda through grassroots advocacy, working through our own Members of US Congress. We are part of a national movement that is implementing the strategy outlined at IndivisibleGuide.com.

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  • Latinx Voter Registration Drive | Registrate y Vota

    Come and register to vote every Tuesday at Portland Mercado (Locations can vary) from 2pm to 6pm. Energize yourself and others. At this times more than ever is important to get out the vote in our vulnerable communities in order to impact our local elections. #Getoutthevote

    More locations will be announced soon.

    Ven y registrate para votar los dias martes en el Portland Mercado (Locacion pueden variar) desde las 2pm hasta las 6pm. Energizate a ti mismo y a otros. En estos tiempos es mas importante que nunca que salgamos a votar y decidamos en nuestras elecciones locales. Mas locaciones seran anunciadas proximamente.

    We still looking for volunteers to execute our goals and plans for the Latinx voter registration drive. talk to people about why voting is important and what issues are at stake in the upcoming elections. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

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  • Anti-Racist Teach-In with Melanie Stevens

    Join us for an Anti-Racist Teach-In at PNCA Co-presented by Critical Studies and the PNCA Equity Council

    November 21 5:30-7:00pm: Melanie Stevens, Media Literacy

    Anti-Racist Teach-Ins will take place select Tuesday Evenings 5:30-7:00pm, Room 413.

    All Trainings and Workshops are Free and Open to the Public Community Members Welcome

    This series of workshops and trainings seeks to create greater awareness and understanding of whiteness, white privilege, inequality, oppression, and the history of white supremacy. Taught by a series of experienced facilitators, educators, activists, and community organizers, these teach-ins will provide skills and tools for fostering anti-racism, allyship, and coalition building.

    Contact: Shawna Lipton, Chair of Critical Studies slipton@pnca.edu Victor Maldonado, Inclusions Specialist vmaldonado@pnca.edu (E-mail us with questions, comments, critiques, or to lead a workshop)

    Upcoming: January 23 6:00-8:00pm: Shawna Lipton, Making Whiteness Visible Film Screening of "Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible" followed by discussion

    Resources: 30+ Resources to Help White Americans Learn About Race and Racism http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/07/white-americans-learn-race/

    Whiteness Studies and White Privilege http://studywhiteness.blogspot.com/

    White Awake https://whiteawake.org/

    More about the Equity Council at PNCA:

    The Equity Council provides a space for on-going dialogue and self-reflection about issues of equity and social justice at PNCA. The discussions that take place during these bi-weekly meetings (Mondays 12:30-1:30 in Bridgelab) will help keep our learning community accountable and guide more culturally responsive programming in the future.

    The Equity Council is intended to be a place where students, faculty, and staff can: Share experiences Air grievances Pose questions Make suggestions Shape the learning environment Address issues of race, identity, class, sexuality, gender, ability, and difference in a space free of judgement Discuss PNCA's relationship to the Portland community and the world at large

    As a grassroots committee, we encourage everyone to participate and contribute their critical perspective and creative energy. Please join us as regularly as possible. If, for whatever reason, you can't make Equity Council please email vmaldonado@pnca.edu to learn about other opportunities to get involved in our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives as part of our Strategic Plan.

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  • What Now? Connect with nonprofit organizations and community leaders for local volunteer and advocacy opportunities.

    Revolution Hall

    FREE ADMISSION | Reserve your spot today at www.impactflow.com/event/what-now-20-5283

    What Now made history last year when over 2,000 Portlanders joined 55 nonprofit organizations and a diverse group of community leaders for an event that connected thousands of Portlanders with local volunteer and advocacy opportunities.

    Now more than ever, action is needed—and 2018 is a year of incredible opportunity.

    Whether looking to protect immigrants and refugees, safeguard healthcare, confront white supremacy or generally engage with the community—this year’s What Now event offers multiple engagement opportunities for Portlanders of all communities, backgrounds and ages.

    We hope you'll join us.

    //SPEAKERS//

    • Israel Bayer, Executive Director, Street Roots
    • Ana del Rocío, David Douglas School Board Member
    • J.T. Flowers, Field Representative, Congressman Blumenauer
    • Lindsey E. Murphy, "aka Crazy Aunt Lindsey" & The Fab Lab
    • Aldo Solano, Policy Director, Oregon Latino Health Coalition
    • Elizabeth Woody, Oregon Poet Laureate

    //ORGANIZATIONS//

    • ACLU
    • Adelante Mujeres
    • Basic Rights Oregon
    • BRAVO Youth Orchestras
    • Bus Project
    • Cascade AIDS Project
    • Causa
    • ChickTech
    • College Possible
    • Community Alliance of Tenants
    • Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors (ECO)
    • El Programa Hispano Catolico
    • Emerge Oregon
    • Fair Shot
    • Family Forward
    • Farmers Ending Hunger
    • Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest
    • Give!Guide
    • Growing Gardens
    • Hacienda CDC
    • Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization
    • KBOO.FM
    • Latino Network
    • Muslim Educational Trust
    • NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
    • Nasty Women Get Sh*t Done
    • Neighborhood House
    • New Avenues for Youth
    • Northeast Emergency Food Program
    • Open Signal
    • Oregon Environmental Council
    • Oregon Justice Resource Center
    • Oregon League of Conservation Voters
    • Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
    • Oregon Wild
    • Outgrowing Hunger
    • p:ear
    • Planned Parenthood for Columbia Willamette
    • Portland Indivisible OR
    • Pride Foundation
    • Q Center
    • Right 2 Dream Too
    • ROSE Community Development
    • Sister District Project OR-3
    • Street Books
    • Street Roots
    • The Street Trust
    • The 4th Dimension Recovery Center
    • Virginia Garcia Memorial Familia
    • Voz: Workers' Rights Education Program
    • Write Around Portland
    • XRAY.FM
    • YWCA of Greater Portland
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  • Keep the Oil in the Soil! Stop the Vancouver Oil Terminal!

    Date, Time, and Place are subject to change. Vanpool available.

    Governor Inslee will have 60 days to stop the largest crude oil terminal in North America, once a regulatory agency makes a recommendation.

    That regulatory agency (EFSEC) will announce their recommendation IN PUBLIC, IN VANCOUVER. At that public meeting, we will show up in mass. We will either celebrate or protest their recommendation, and call on Governor Inslee to deny the Vancouver Oil Terminal.

    We will get 1 week's notice of this public meeting, so we will change the information on this facebook event. Let’s not let the short notice keep us from showing up!

    The proposed Vancouver oil terminal would handle a staggering 360,000 barrels of crude oil each day. That’s 42% of the capacity of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The terminal would bring 5 more explosive oil trains per day through the Columbia River Gorge. Further, it would sharply increase the oil barge and ship traffic in the columbia river, risking oil spills that could kill large numbers of our already dwindling salmon population.

    This summer, we got a taste of what climate change can bring. We cannot allow new fossil fuel infrastructure to be built. Show up to the last public meeting on the oil terminal, and tell Governor Inslee, he needs to deny this terminal now!

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  • Wednesday
    Nov 22 2017
    Equity Now! Volunteers of America Workers' Union

    Kay Toran, Ph.D, the Executive Director of Volunteers of America Oregon, refuses to treat the VoA Workers's Union with dignity and respect. VoA workers earn low wages, and many of them are Women and POC. Dr. Toran is dividing workers by giving non-represented workers raises and cost of living allowances. Bargaining has been going on for almost a year due to Dr. Toran's union busting tactics. She has the power to make working conditions better, and will not do so.

    Join us as we support workers before this bargaining session and show Dr. Toran's team that the community wants her to negotiate with workers in good faith!

    Coffee and donuts will be provided! Bring your friends, kids, pets, and anyone else who is ready to fight for our community.

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  • Free Groceries - Mobile Market Distribution

    Free Groceries!

    No qualifications or requirements (No ID or address verification). Open to all families and individuals.

    Please dress for the weather - we are located outside - and bring grocery bags with you!

    Learn more about Food For Families at http://www.food4families.net/


    Centennial School Based Health Center
    Region · Gresham, Oregon
    At the Centennial School Based Health Center, we're dedicated to making sure that all students have access to the health care they need.

    Rockwood Community Development Corporation
    Nonprofit Organization · Gresham, Oregon
    We work to make Rockwood a place where everyone can learn, earn, and belong.

    Impact NW
    Charity Organization · Portland, Oregon
    Impact NW's mission is to help people prosper through a community of support. Visit us at www.impactnw.org.

    Centennial Education Association
    Education · Portland, Oregon
    We represent the educators of the Centennial School District in Portland, Oregon. We have over 6,000 students under our care.

    Centennial School District
    Public School · Portland, Oregon
    All students think, achieve and make a difference in the world.

    Website
  • Hood River DACA Rally

    Join the Oregon DACA Coalition and surrounding community as we demand a Clean Dream Act from Representative Greg Walden!

    If you wish to participate in this action by sharing your story please contact info@oregondacacoalition.org for further details.

    NOTE: - Dress for the rain - Positive & Appropriate signs only to be brought - Bring friends & family!

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  • An Inconvenient Sequel

    Take a break from Thanksgiving preparations and have a night out! A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.

    Guest speakers-

    • Marc Rappaport, renewable energy innovator, Climate Reality Leader and Ridgefield resident.
    • Don Steinke, writer and organizer for climate action in SW WA, Sierra Club

    Doors open at 6:15, previews start at 6:45. Beer, wine, coffee, ice cream, snacks available for purchase.

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  • Thursday
    Nov 23 2017
    Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice's Last Thursday ICE Witness Vigil

    All are welcome to gather in Vigil as we express our support and love for families affected by I.C.E. detentions in Oregon.

    Join this monthly gathering to lift up the Reality of what happens every day at the this I.C.E. facility - and participate in different interfaith expressions and ritual in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers…

    We encourage carpooling, as parking is very limited!

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  • No-Thanks giving

    Marrow

    "No-Thanks" giving (All ages, free)

    Since 1970 the fourth Thursday of November ("Thanksgiving") has been recognized as the National Day of Mourning by indigenous peoples in MA, and since 1975 as Unthanksgiving Day by indigenous peoples in CA. Others refer to it as "Thankskilling" or "Thankstaking".

    On top of its problematic and harmful colonialist roots, Thanksgiving can be a tough holiday for folks who find themselves away from friends and family.

    We invite all folks of all backgrounds to come join us at Marrow for a night of eating, conversing, storytelling, games, art-making, and honoring the stolen land we operate on and the people it was taken from.

    If you have requests for activities or would like to speak, please reach out and let us know!

    If you can, please bring a dish or drink that's meaningful to you or that you enjoy! No pressure if you're not able though - all are welcome to come and eat. We do ask if you bring food that it be nut free and that you save and/or write down any ingredient info, so that folks with food sensitivities, restrictions, or allergies can make informed decisions about what to eat.

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    Accessibility info: Marrow is on the 1st floor, there are no stairs leading into our space. Our main doorway is 31.5", and our accessible restroom doorway is 30.5". We have two gender neutral restrooms. Marrow is a drug and alcohol-free, nut-free and scent-free space (which means please don't go ham with your perfume or deodorant before coming in). We are a safe(r) space and won't tolerate any hateful nonsense.

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  • Friday
    Nov 24 2017
    Black Friday Market
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    The ReBuilding Center

    Black Artists! Black Makers! Black Creatives!

    Right2Root and the ReBuilding Center are excited to bring our next Pop-Up Black Market to the Mississippi community November 24th and 25th - Black Friday!!

    If you are a small Black-owned business looking for a Marketplace to showcase your holiday merchandise, we'd love for you to submit the short vendor application form below so we can help get the word out about your awesome products while helping Community shop our local small businesses for the holidays!!

    Space is limited, so apply early to save your spot!!

    Early bird Vendor Application deadline: November 15, 2017 * Please note Vendor spaces could be reserved before this date.

    Once your Application is received and approved, you’ll be sent a confirmation securing your vendor space. Registered and confirmed vendors will also get an email with additional setup instructions by Nov 20th.

    For questions, please contact Shalonda Menefee at 503.542.5059 or by email at shalonda@rebuildingcenter.org.

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  • Black Lives Matter #NotBlackFriday Not One Dime

    LOCATION NOT YET POSTED.

    Every year we connect with community through protest and community service to provide hundreds of meals to families who are living in poverty and forced systemic discrimination and oppression. This year join us as we use this holiday season to remind Americans that the holidays and shopping don't matter when families are suffering. Black Friday should not be a time to support capitalism it should be a time to BUILD COMMUNITIES

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  • Free Groceries - Mobile Market Distribution

    Free Groceries!

    No qualifications or requirements (No ID or address verification). Open to all families and individuals.

    Please dress for the weather - we are located outside - and bring grocery bags with you!

    Learn more about Food For Families at http://www.food4families.net/


    Centennial School Based Health Center
    Region · Gresham, Oregon
    At the Centennial School Based Health Center, we're dedicated to making sure that all students have access to the health care they need.

    Rockwood Community Development Corporation
    Nonprofit Organization · Gresham, Oregon
    We work to make Rockwood a place where everyone can learn, earn, and belong.

    Impact NW
    Charity Organization · Portland, Oregon
    Impact NW's mission is to help people prosper through a community of support. Visit us at www.impactnw.org.

    Centennial Education Association
    Education · Portland, Oregon
    We represent the educators of the Centennial School District in Portland, Oregon. We have over 6,000 students under our care.

    Centennial School District
    Public School · Portland, Oregon
    All students think, achieve and make a difference in the world.

    Website
  • Curious Comedy Showdown: Urban League of Portland Young Professionals Fundraiser

    25% of the gate from this event will go the the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals.

    Purchase tickets: https://www.curiouscomedy.org/events/2017/11/24/1054-curious-comedy-showdown . Use the ticket code "URBAN"

    $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

    Six players enter the stage. Only one will survive. Often referred to as "The Hunger Games of Comedy" the Curious Comedy Showdown pits Curious Comedy's finest players against one another in competitive improv matches that will make you laugh until you cry. Armed only with audience suggestions and razor-sharp wit, the players must create fast-paced hilarious scenes on the spot to win audience votes - round after round - in hopes of living to see another day. You decide which player is left standing. If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway, you'll love this show!

    Doors open at 7:00 pm. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

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  • Saturday
    Nov 25 2017
    2017 PDX Black Holiday Bazaar

    Support local and Black-owned businesses at the 2nd Annual Portland Black Holiday Bazaar hosted by Portland Alumnae Chapter!

    Vendors will be selling a variety of gift & food items, including holiday quilts, knit hats & scarves, African + ethnic clothing and art, natural hair care products & much more

    Guests are also invited to bring a toy donation for local elementary school children. Toys will be distributed at a Black Santa event in early December.

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  • Stuff The Subie For The Homeless

    From now till Nov 25th help spread the word an collect as much as you can. Remember it's getting cold out there so Clothing, socks, hoodies, jackets, shoes, blankets, gloves, pants, shirts, sack lunch, water, canned food, extra Halloween candy,

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  • Mojada Post-Show Discussions

    Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by "Mojada", filtered through the perspectives of activists, scholars, social workers and immigration experts. Featuring Guests from Catholic Charities. Free!

    • Sun Nov 12 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 18 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 19 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 25 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 26 3:30 PM
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  • Sunday
    Nov 26 2017
    Town Hall for Progressive Democracy

    Learn about opportunities to participate in Democracy. Listen to guest speakers Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution, and Gayle McLaughlin, former Mayor of Richmond, California talk about people based government

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  • Tents-Giving!

    URGENT event for SHELTER& WARMTH for our street friends.

    We need volunteers

    We are collecting

    • tents,
    • tarps,
    • sleeping bags,
    • blankets,
    • socks,
    • shoes,
    • hand sanitizer,
    • duct tape,
    • rope and
    • hand warmers.

    For donation drop off locations or questions please email us at HHVanWA@gmail.Com

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  • Mojada Post-Show Discussions

    Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by "Mojada", filtered through the perspectives of activists, scholars, social workers and immigration experts. Featuring Guests from Catholic Charities. Free!

    • Sun Nov 12 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 18 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 19 3:30 PM
    • Sat Nov 25 3:30 PM
    • Sun Nov 26 3:30 PM
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  • IPA presents: Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock

    Announcing the fourth film in independents for Progressive Action's Progressive Film Series at the Lake Theater!

    Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock.

    The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota captures world attention through their peaceful resistance against the U.S. government's plan to construct an oil pipeline through their land.

    This monthly series focuses on films which address Social, Racial, Economic, and Environmental Justice.

    Following the film we will host a panel discussion and provide opportunities for audience members to get involved.

    Our series screens monthly, on the fourth Sunday at 6:00 p.m., followed by a panel discussion. Please arrive early so you can order food and beverages for a 6 p.m. movie start time!

    Cost: As with all iPA events, admission is sliding scale - $0-27 with no one turned away for lack of funds. Funds will be used first to support the following month's film with the remainder to be shared equally between a local non-profit organizations

    Trailer for Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6691862/

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  • Monday
    Nov 27 2017
    Revolution Comedy Presents: Stand Up for Don't Shoot PDX

    Revolution Comedy is a monthly fundraiser series fueled by the power of stand up comedy and hosted by Portland's funniest rabble rouser, Andie Main!

    One year ago, during a more rational era in November of 2016, Revolution Comedy moved homes to Curious Comedy Theater. We held a show to celebrate which ended up taking place on the worst ever day to ever see comedy: 11/9/17, but we made you laugh on the day after Trump ruined America, and all year since, and we will never stop!

    Join us in supporting the activists at Don't Shoot PDX, who connect the community through grassroots events have helped many to shape tools for accessing a voice in community outreach with political power and influence, these including non-violent direct action and protest.

    We also appreciate you bringing tips to support the artists who are donating their time to perform for you and oh my god do we have a dynamic line up for you laugh with! We've got Adam Pasi, Katie Nguyen, Marcus Coleman and Daniel Martin Austin plus more surprises to come! Feel free to share the show with your friends to help the cause!

    Curious Comedy Theater is located at 5225 NE MLK

    Doors at 6:00, show starts at 7:00, and ends by 8:30pm

    All ages! Wheelchair accessible! Gender neutral bathrooms!

    Subject matter may be offensive to certain people, but we never tolerate hate speech.

    Sponsored by Lagunitas Brewery!

    www.andiemaincomedy.com www.facebook.com/revolutioncomedyPDX

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  • Clinton Street Resistance presents Brazil, benefitting Books for Prisoners
    free

    Terry Gilliam's 1985 film is a surrealist nightmare of a low-level bureaucrat in a dismal world of the near future.

    Brazil is this unique amalgamation of ideas straight out of Terry Gilliam's head that results in something so strange and so unique that it's just genius with a conclusion that is undeniably haunting. -- Chris Sawin, Examiner.com

    Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Books for Prisoners, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a love of reading behind bars, encourage the pursuit of knowledge and self-empowerment, and break the cycle of recidivism. As one of the largest and oldest prison book projects in the country, Books to Prisoners works in partnership with other groups that support prisoner literacy and promote social justice. Though our headquarters are in Seattle, we have two associate organizations – Portland Books To Prisoners and Books To Prisoners Olympia – who offer opportunities for volunteers and donors outside of Seattle.

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  • Tuesday
    Nov 28 2017
    Resist Trump Tuesday at Sen. Merkley’s In Portland

    World Trade Center

    Please join us and speak out to Senate staff to stop the Trump agenda. Each week we set a topic and a request to our Senator, based on current events.

    In the courtyard of Sen Merkley's office: 121 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97204

    11:30 a.m: Connect, plan, and hear news from the Resistance

    12:15 p.m.: Speak with staffer

    Indivisible Oregon - We are dedicated to resisting the Trump agenda through grassroots advocacy, working through our own Members of US Congress. We are part of a national movement that is implementing the strategy outlined at IndivisibleGuide.com.

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  • Latinx Voter Registration Drive | Registrate y Vota

    Come and register to vote every Tuesday at Portland Mercado (Locations can vary) from 2pm to 6pm. Energize yourself and others. At this times more than ever is important to get out the vote in our vulnerable communities in order to impact our local elections. #Getoutthevote

    More locations will be announced soon.

    Ven y registrate para votar los dias martes en el Portland Mercado (Locacion pueden variar) desde las 2pm hasta las 6pm. Energizate a ti mismo y a otros. En estos tiempos es mas importante que nunca que salgamos a votar y decidamos en nuestras elecciones locales. Mas locaciones seran anunciadas proximamente.

    We still looking for volunteers to execute our goals and plans for the Latinx voter registration drive. talk to people about why voting is important and what issues are at stake in the upcoming elections. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

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  • Give Back to the Gorge

    Join 1% for the Planet at Patagonia Portland in Portland, Oregon to give back to nonprofit partner Friends of the Columbia Gorge by shopping for stocking stuffers by local business members including Alima Pure, bambu, Earthwell, Goodwell + Co., Mountain Mel's Essential Goods, Portland Design Works, Rumpl, Toast, Trail Butter & VAVA Lingerie!

    Meet the people behind the brands, hear updates on Columbia Gorge fire restoration efforts, and recharge with delicious bites and beverages from local business members Brew Dr. Kombucha, Hopworks Urban Brewery, Moberi & Patagonia Provisions.

    Bring your friends and stop by to #purchasefortheplanet this holiday season and give back on Giving Tuesday, while meeting local members of the 1% for the Planet movement and learning more about how #PDXgivesback: bit.ly/PDXgivesback

    Photo by 1% for the Planet member Scott Kranz Photography

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  • Resist Trump Happy Hour

    Join the staff and supporters of the Working Families Party for a once-a-month community happy hour where we can come together to talk about the issues that matter. We want to hear how you are engaging with the #Resist movement!

    This time we will be in SE Portland at Suki's Bar and Grill on November 28th from 5-8pm!

    There will be happy hour food and drink available, featured speakers, and a great opportunity to get to meet other Working Families Party supporters to decompress, plan, and organize. Come have a drink with us!

    ->We welcome presentations from members and friends of the Party on campaigns, organizations and projects that relate to our core values and the Resistance movement. If you are working on something you would like to present at this event, please email Hannah at: Oregon@workingfamilies.org

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  • Celebrate Defeating Nestle and Meet Bark's New Director

    What a breath of fresh air to have something to celebrate! Have you taken a moment to savor the victory of our concerted grassroots effort to stop one of the most powerful corporations in the world?

    Join the Bark community on Tuesday, November 28th from 5-8pm for an evening of celebration, storytelling and community joyfulness!

    That night at Cider Riot we will toast to the many volunteers who succeeded in protecting our public water from Nestle, and we will welcome in Bark’s new Executive Director Rob Sadowsky.

    We’d love to see you. It’s a dark time for many, so come bask in some good ‘ol community power. Since we got the Nestle news, I have heard many people's stories of their part of the grand nine-year effort – whether it was through writing a comment, having a conversation with a friend, showing up at a protest, going on a hike to see Oxbow Spring for yourself, or donating to support the cause – it all added up and we WON.

    It’s important to take time to share stories, look into each other’s eyes and realize that we truly hold the power of barkers –the ones who cry out time and again until things are right.

    Event Details:

    What: Celebration for defeating Nestle, welcoming Rob and toasting to our awesome community

    When: Giving Tuesday, November 28th, 5-8pm

    Where: Cider Riot, 807 NE Couch St

    Food and drink: The cider bar is no-host and 10% of the night’s profit will go to Bark. The taco truck outside will be available for delicious Mexican food. Cider Riot and No Q'No! are great supporters of unions and community efforts so let’s support them, too!

    Who: You, your kids (all ages), your friends.

    What, reprise: an informal evening with games on the tables, Bark trivia, stories from the Nestle Campaign, Barker friends new and old, and the opportunity for making a year-end #GivingTuesday donation to Bark!

    https://bark.salsalabs.org/givingtuesday2017/index.html

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  • Black History Month 2018 - VPS Board Meeting

    Help Black Lives Matter Vancouver, WA tell Vancouver Public School that we want all schools to support accurate history in our schools by celebrating Black History Month in 2018. Come early to give public comments!

    If you can't make it, please email your support of Black History Month 2018 to:

    Bessie Coleman on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Coleman

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  • Transgender Justice 101 Training

    With the Trump administration's current assault on transgender Americans, it's now more important than ever to understand the barriers and oppression faced by the trans community.

    But what if you aren't familiar with the unique issues and hurdles that many transgender people face every day? Or if you find yourself struggling to explain these topics to others?

    Here’s your chance to learn more about transgender issues and how you can help advance transgender equality in your own community.

    This free training is perfect for anyone in Washington County who wants to learn how to become a more effective transgender ally, from concerned individuals and nonprofit employees to affirming churches and other groups.

    Register for the training here: http://equalityfederation.salsalabs.com/o/35028/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=3988

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  • Doing Tuesday at the Oregon Food Bank, Portland - RSVP

    Volunteer with the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland as part of #DoingTuesday, our opportunity to give back at the Oregon Food Bank BOTH NE PDX & Beaverton locations.

    Update:
    BEAVERTON FULL!
    PORTLAND has spots available, please sign up to reserve your spot
    6:00 - 8:30 pm

    Repack food for local families in need at the Oregon Food Bank. Your help provides a vital resource in alleviating food insecurity. Open to volunteers age 6 years and older.

    PRE-REGISTRATION required.

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  • Wednesday
    Nov 29 2017
    Give!Guide Media Access Team Happy Hour

    There are many ways you can be the media in Portland, and Friends of Noise is a proud partner with other organizations who increase opportunities for our community to share their stories and creativity - KBOO Community Radio, Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center, and XRAY.FM. Come see us at Give!Guide's happy hour at White Owl Social Club. Enjoy performances by Reva DeVito and local DJs, and celebrate spaces where we can share our own stories in our own words — with the Give!Guide Media Access Team!

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  • Personal Safety and De-escalation

    Class description

    Topics will include laying a foundation for safety, using internal and external safety strategies to assess a dangerous situation, various strategies for preventing and ending attacks and discussion about escape option and exploration of de-escalation. Discussion is designed to help people identify their risks, evaluate their strengths, and to explore their options for dealing with the threat of violence. Emphasis is placed on options, not rigid safety rules. No physical self-defense skills will be taught in this workshop.

    Learning objectives. Participants will:

    • Understand why intuition is the first line of personal safety
    • Connect the importance of assertiveness to personal safety
    • Learn skills to de-escalate someone
    • Identify non-physical options for escape
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  • Oregon Fair Trade Campaign Happy Hour for Giving

    NOTE: This event is at a house! Overlook neighborhood. It's a block and a half away from the N Prescott St MAX stop, so, very convenient.

    Oregon Fair Trade Campaign — with board member Madelyn Elder as host — wants to have a party. The party will have food and drink, and celebration of our work. No ticketing or admission price, but bring a checkbook, as we’d like to raise funds, to set ourselves up well for our upcoming year, our upcoming fights.

    This means a fundraising effort…that you can be a part of, by having fun with us 11/29 — or, by mailing us your donation or giving over the Web (https://www.citizenstrade.org/ctc/oregon/about-orftc/donate/).

    To a certain point — and generously — our amount raised this November will be matched by the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW). So we thank them, and can offer that your gift will have extra impact. Thank you for joining with us in struggle — for all you do in support of working people + healthy environments + a livable planet.


    Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
    Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
    A statewide coalition of labor, environmental and human rights organizations working together to stop the expansion of NAFTA-style trade agreements and to promote a positive vision for international trade.

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  • Thursday
    Nov 30 2017
    Drink, drank, think tank

    Have a drink and talk policy and politics with the Center’s wonky staff! You’ll leave with more than a buzz...from everything you learn.

    A $10 contribution to our Willamette Week Give!Guide campaign (https://giveguide.org/#oregoncenterforpublicpolicy) will get you entered to win a fabulous VIP package for the sold out Portugal the Man show on December 17th at the Crystal Ballroom!

    Hope to see you there.

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  • Dis/Representation: Immigrants & Refugees with Disabilities

    Portland Community College Cascade Campus Cascade Hall Room 209 Note this is a different room than our October event

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Portland Immigrant and Refugees with disabilities Saara Hirsi and Abdi Mohamed will lead our November discussion. They will address systemic issues of Isolation, Employment, and Education faced by refugees with disabilities.

    Can't make it in person? Join us online! https://dacphome.org/programs/disrepresentation/remote-participation/

    For more information about online participation, accommodations, transportation and parking, visit the Dis/Representation website: https://dacphome.org/programs/disrepresentation/.

    Dis/Representation is made possible through a grant from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and our partnership with Portland Community College Disability Services.

    Event photo by Abdi Mohamed. [Image description: A group of fourteen pose smiling for a photo. Some stand in a row in the back, and some sit in a row in the front. They are in a conference room with a brick wall in the back.]

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  • Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) People’s Plan Press & Community Launch - RSVP

    Please register to attend our PAALF People’s Plan release.

    The PAALF People’s Plan serves as a powerful tool for research, organizing, and implementation. By viewing the community as the drivers of change, this project engaged over 400 African Americans on their experience living in Portland. Empowering the Black community to assert their right to actively shape the city we live in. While traditional planning engagement models often intimidate community members through complex, technical language and processes; the PAALF People’s Plan engaged the community on our terms, ensuring that the solutions are informed by the people they affect.

    Register Now!

    Event details:
    Thursday | November 30, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

    Download a free copy here: http://paalf.org/paalf-peoples-plan/

    For more information please contact Joy Alise at joy@paalf.org

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  • A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon

    At the most basic level, a home is a place that gives you shelter, protecting you from the weather and unsafe situations. It’s also where you live your life, eat your meals, and raise your family. If housing is a basic human right, why do so many people struggle to find or keep housing? How do we as individuals and as a society make decisions that undermine the idea that we all have a right to a home?

    This is the focus of A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon, a free conversation with Cristina Palacios on Thursday, November 30th at 6:30 pm at Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, 4815 NE 7th Ave. Portland, OR 97211. This program is hosted by NECN and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.

    Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state’s future. For more information about this free community discussion, please contact Laura Becker at laura@necoalition.org or 503.388.6088

    About the Facilitator: Cristina Palacios was born in Tolimán, Jalisco, México, and started organizing at age fourteen. Most recently, Christina worked with Community Alliance of Tenants as a senior organizer. She is driven by a passion for housing and social justice and the belief that everyone—regardless, their income, disability, race or immigration status—deserves a safe and healthy place to call home.

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  • 2017 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    Join us as we host the 2017 Wild & Scenic Film Festival! Enjoy 7 environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. Through these films, Wild & Scenic both informs people about the state of the world and inspires them to take action.

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  • Benefit for Red Lodge Transition Services

    Red Lodge Transition Services is a Native American led organization that provides culturally focused programs for women releasing from jail, prison or treatment. Join While Rome Burns and amazing Native American artists Cedar Rose and Fish Martinez in support of this wonderful group. 100% of your $10 cover goes directly to Red Lodge and will be put towards the purchase of a van.

    Sponsored by While Rome Burns and KBOO Community Radio (https://www.facebook.com/kbooradio/).

    For more info visit https://www.whileromeburnspdx.org/.

    Red Lodge Transition Services: http://redlodgetransition.org/

    Cedar Rose: https://www.cedarrosepdx.com/

    Fish Martinez: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009027729157

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  • Friday
    Dec 1 2017
    Empowering Women in the Workplace

    Empowering Women in the Workplace: Negotiating Salary and Empowering Yourself.

    This workshop shares best practices for negotiating competitive compensation packages and effectively advocating for yourself in the workplace. Facilitated by Sherri Bennett and Stephanie Egbers.

    Date: Friday, December 1st, 9:00-11:00am
    Price: $20, need-based scholarships available

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  • Screening of The Story Of Skinhead By Don Letts (With DJs After)
    through
    Cider Riot, 807 NE Couch

    RASH NW and the Red and Black Subculture Club present: The Story Of Skinhead by Don Letts

    Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture - skinhead. He explores how skinhead has become associated with street fighting, trouble on thefootball terraces and violent racism in the public consciousness in Britain and around the world, but reveals that its origins lie in a cultural coming together that could not be further from its tarnished image.

    Don shows in fascinating detail how the roots of skinhead are in a brilliant cultural collision between the young white working-class kids and their Jamaican counterparts in British inner cities, a moment of multicultural harmony. He traces the history of skinhead from the late 60s to the present, looking at the music and styles of skinhead from the reggae-influenced ska to the punk-influenced Oi. Throughout Don meets people who were committed members of various skinhead scenes, and he considers the conflicts and the contradictions that skinhead has attracted over five decades.

    Afterwards DJ Dispissed and Soul Survivor will play the best of Boss Reggae, Two Tone, and Antifascist Oi!

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  • We the Dreamers: An Art Show to Defend DACA
    through
    Ecotrust, 721 NW 9th

    On September 5th, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program, affecting 800,000 people and making them vulnerable to deportation.

    We the Dreamers will feature:

    10 ILLUSTRATED PORTRAITS
    of DACA recipients and their stories by Heldáy de la Cruz

    SILENT AUCTION
    artwork by: Strange Dreams Art Collective
    goodies from: local organizations + businesses

    LETTERPRESS PRINTING
    with Letra Chueca Press

    MUSIC:
    DJ Suavecito
    + Special Guest

    MORE:
    Drinks, tasty food, posters for sale, and a really good time

    *Proceeds will go to organizations leading the fight to defend DACA / Immigrant Rights

    Love you all, Heldáy

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