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Tuesday
Feb 7
Hillsboro March and Rally for Sanctuary
Shute Park, Hillsboro

Tuesday, February 7 Time: 5: pm Gathering place: SHUTE Park 900 SE Maple St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. We will march from Shute park to the Hillsboro Civic Center. We will urge the City of Hillsboro to pass a Sanctuary declartion. It's time for the City of HIllsboro to protect and defend immigrants and refugees.

Martes 7 de febrero MARCHA Y RALLY EN CONTRA DEL RACISMO Y EN CONTRA DE LAS DEPORTACIONES en Hillsboro a las 5:00 pm. El lugar de partida es el parque SHUTE localizado en el 900 SE Maple St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. Saldremos en marcha hasta el Centro Cívico de Hillsboro y exigiremos que El Alcalde y el Concilio Municipal declaren Santuario a la Ciudad de Hillsboro. Para más información llámenos a los teléfonos: (503)884-2679 o (503)269-5694. Nuestro correo electrónico en vozhispana.woregon@gmail.com

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Saturday
Jun 17
Portland Trans March 2017
North Park Blocks

Transgender and nonbinary people of all ages face appallingly high rates of violence and discrimination, and these rates are highest for trans women and femmes of color. Organized by Greater Portland Trans Unity and the 2017 Trans March Planning Committee, the fourth annual Portland Trans March will bring much-needed visibility to the issues our communities are facing, while also highlighting the strength of our networks and the power in our collective resistance, resilience, and solidarity.

Watch this page for upcoming announcements about speakers, performers, and more!


We rally at 2pm at NW Park and W Burnside. Kickoff is 3:30pm!

The rally will be ASL interpreted, and the march includes mobility vehicles for people who need them.

Want to be part of the march? Questions to: greaterportlandtransunity@gmail.com.

Please donate to the 2017 Portland Trans March!

https://pridenw.org/product/portland-trans-march-donation/

Donations support the cost of permits, accessibility vehicles, ASL interpretation, flyer art and printing, stipends for keynote speakers and performers, and A/V setup for the rally in the park.


Greater Portland Trans Unity is the all-volunteer planning committee that has organized the annual Portland Trans Pride March during Pride Weekend since June 2014. Find us on Facebook and email us to get involved!

https://www.facebook.com/PortlandTransUnity greaterportlandtransunity@gmail.com

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Portland Dyke March
SW Naito Parkway & SW Pine

Dyke March PDX! Enjoying Twenty years of Dyke love!

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Saturday
Jul 29
Dying for Health Care Rally / March --lives are on the line
Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler's Office, Vancouver

Join the Women's March call to action!

We’re hitting the streets to protect health care. We'll start at the office of Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler with a brief rally, then march to the Vancouver Farmer's Market. If clearance is obtained, we will stage a die-in along the designated free speech area of the market.

Congress is working to take away health coverage from 22 million Americans by repealing Obamacare. It will hurt everyone by stealing insurance, but women, transgender people, and marginalized communities will be hit the hardest. Republicans will soon vote on dropping coverage for mothers, people with disabilities, working families, and anyone who is vulnerable.

Although our protests scared them away from voting this week, Senate Republicans have been vowing to destroy Obamacare for years and they will be back!

On Saturday, July 29th, all across the country, hundreds of thousands of people will tell Senators NO to this attack on women, our families and our communities.


SWWAshingtonCAN - Born of the Women’s March and the Huddles that followed, we seek to promote change in our community through Education, Inspiration and Empowerment.

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Sunday
Jul 30
Medicare Birthday Celebration
North Park Blocks

Medicare is a hugely successful system that provides healthcare acess for over 55 million Americans. It is also a government run system that provides a model for how we can implement single payer healthcare in the United States.

Join us to celebrate the birthday of Medicare and to build a movement for Medicare for All!

Meet at North Park Blocks (corner of W Burnside and Park Ave) at 11am, march to Skidmore Fountain at 11:30.

There will be birthday cake!

Sponsored by Portland Jobs with Justice Healthcare Committee and Healthcare for All Oregon.


Health Care for All Oregon for All Oregon is a non-profit organization dedicated to single-payer health care reform in both Oregon and the greater United States.

Portland Jobs with Justice - Kicking Ass for the Working Class!

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Sunday
Aug 6
March for Freedom, Solidarity and Justice
Battleship Oregon Memorial Marine Park, 250 SW Naito

[endorsing organizations below]

On June 4th, Portland Stands United Against Hate, with the endorsement of 70+ community, faith, labor, and student organizations, peacefully rallied at City Hall with over 1,500 concerned residents to send a message to far right bigots, who were staging a “Trump Free Speech” rally across the street.

Although we successfully confronted their hatred on June 4th, the same group subsequently provoked violence at Portland’s June 17 Trans Pride march and staged a violent “Freedom March” on June 30th. This is not an isolated group. Rather, they represent an emboldening of the right-wing across this country, whose rhetoric and actions have been supported by an openly racist, misogynist, bigoted administration in the White House.

On Sunday, August 6th, these same extremists are staging a “Freedom March” on the waterfront at the Salmon Street fountain. Though they have softened their rhetoric, make no mistake, their plan is to instill fear and attack Portland’s Immigrant, Muslim, Jewish, Indigenous, Black and LGBTQ+ communities.

We are gathering in solidarity with communities who are under attack and calling on activists and concerned residents to join a peaceful mass mobilization on the Portland waterfront, in front of the Battleship Oregon Memorial (SW Pine) on Sunday, August 6th at 1:30 pm. We must continue to show up to prove that Portland stands united and will not tolerate white nationalism in any of its guises.

  • Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance
  • Portland Jobs with Justice
  • Portland International Socialist Organization
  • Portland Peaceful Response Coalition
  • YWCA of Greater Portland
  • Veterans for Peace 72
  • Jewish Voice for Peace
  • Council on American Islamic Relations - Oregon
  • March for Truth PDX
  • Portland's UnShul
  • Congregation Shir Tikvah

{TO ENDORSE, message this page or pdxstandsagainsthate@gmail.com}

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Saturday
Aug 26
Clark County Democratic Women's Equity Day March
Terminal One - Port of Vancouver

Join us to commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment by participating in a March on the waterfront. All are welcome, feel free to walk, jog, or stroll along with the kids in tow.

More exciting details yet to come!

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Monday
Aug 28
Clergy and People of Faith March for Justice
Terry Schrunk Plaza

On Monday, August 28th, 2017, one thousand ministers of all denominations will convene in Washington, D.C. to reaffirm their commitment to the social justice movement and stand in solidarity with the spirit and legacy of Dr. King, on the anniversary of the March for Jobs & Justice. Our event in Portland will bring together Clergy and People of Faith of all traditions to recommit to being at the forefront of justice and civil rights, to call into accountability President Trump, Attorney General Sessions and all public officials, and to return to its rightful place in the words of Dr. King as the "headlight" in the struggle for justice. We are calling on religious leaders from ALL religions and community leaders to join us!

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Sunday
Sep 10
Rally/March Against White Nationalism
Terry Schrunk Plaza

Portland Stands United Against Hate will be mobilizing again to confront a white nationalist gathering in our town. We intend to draw out thousands to discourage these racists and haters.

Joey Gibson’s “Patriot Prayer” is mobilizing on September 10th a “Portland Freedom March — Entire Nation” featuring Billy Sessions, a Confederate monument defender, who has been active in violent clashes with those trying to remove these symbols of slavery and racism.

The merging of the “old South” rebellion with “alt-right” white nationalism is an ominous development. Their plan is to instill fear and attack Portland’s Immigrant, Muslim, Jewish, Indigenous, Black and LGBTQ+ communities.

After the rally we will be marching to the Salmon St. Fountain. We will be collaborating with Portland's Resistance and are in communication with Rose City Antifa. We are committed to community safety and protecting marginalized communities. Ours will be a disciplined and secure event.

October Conference: Confronting the Far Right

“Patriot” rallies are not an isolated phenomenon. Rather, they represent an emboldening of the right-wing across this country, whose rhetoric and actions have been supported by an openly racist, misogynist, bigoted administration in the White House.

PSUAH plans to host a day long conference to include expert education on the white nationalist movement with extensive time for local groups and activists to integrate that learning into coherent strategies for building the Portland left as well as fighting the Right.

Stay tuned for further details.

INITIAL ENDORSERS:

  • Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance Council on American Islamic Relations - Oregon VOZ Workers Rights Education Project Portland's Resistance Muslim Community Center of Portland IndivisiblePDX Jewish Voice for Peace - Portland PCUN - Oregon's Farmworkers Union YWCA of Greater Portland International Socialist Organization Portland Democratic Socialists of America Portland's UnShul Emily Georges Gottfried Fund Portland Socialist Alternative Vancouver Democratic Socialists of America Portland Peaceful Response JVP Network Against Racism & Islamophobia Congregation Shir Tikvah War Resisters League - Portland Oregon Badass Teachers First Congregational United Church of Christ Augustana Lutheran Church

Community leaders: Arun Gupta, independent journalist

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Families for Peaceful Protest: Answering the Call of Love
First Unitarian Church

ANSWERING THE CALL OF LOVE:

JOIN FAMILIES FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST and FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF PORTLAND

Sunday, Sept 10th from 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Gather to affirm our shared values of social justice and peace. - Lift our voices against white supremacy and white nationalism. - Celebrate our shared humanity. - Sing and chant in support of LOVE and JUSTICE.

We align ourselves with the powerful message of Portland Stands United Against Hate as they rally and march against white nationalism at the Portland waterfront Sunday afternoon. We understand that many families are hesitant to join the larger crowd. We offer a family-focused alternative. This is a call for ALL community members.

We will provide a PEACEFUL and POWERFUL space for children and families to affirm our vision for justice, peace, and unity. We will lead by example. We will use our voices and join together as one community. We invite you to gather with us to oppose white supremacy and celebrate in the practice of love, justice, and collective strength.

JOIN US! It will be empowering.

LOCATION: SW Main between SW 12th & 13th ave. in front of First Unitarian Church (1211 SW Main St, Portland, OR 97205)

BRING: your signs, banners, balloons, bubbles, voices and love. We can make a change when we are united in vision and love!

CO-SPONSORS:

~ Families For Peaceful Protest engages families in social justice through activism and awareness.

~ First Unitarian Church of Portland affirms the worth and dignity of every person and works to build a just and peaceful society.

  • A big thank you to First Unitarian Church of Portland for hosting and sponsoring this event. When communities collaborate, wonderful things are accomplished!

Please share with your family and friends!

~Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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CHAP Concerned Humans Against Poverty Unity March: Solidarity Day
Marshall Park, Vancouver

A chance for Family and Friends to relax, have fun, meet & engage with community organizations. There will a Solidarity March, Music and Live Bands, Food, and PLENTY of Kid-Friendly games!


CHAP Concerned Humans Against Poverty - Welcome to Concerned Humans Against Poverty (CHAP). Our goals are to combat the poverty that plagues our Homeless and Low-Income neighbors.

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Saturday
Oct 14
CANCELLED: Solidarity March for Peace
Jamison Square

CANCELLED 10/13/2017 7:55AM

Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace will be a day for people to come together to share their love and compassion to call out the hatred and violence that is taking place in our society. This is a day for people of all political and religious affiliations, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, disabilities, ages and every other aspect of a human being.

This will be a day for everyone with a compassionate heart and open mind to come together and celebrate love and unity! This will be a non-violent march. Our hope is to give everyone a day to celebrate our differences all while uniting together. We encourage peace, no violence, and above all else: Love for one another.

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Sunday
Oct 15
March to Support our DREAMers
Western Oregon University, Monmouth

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Come join us as we march in support of the DREAMers in our community! Our goal is to pressure Congress to extend DACA and pass the DREAM Act, and to let the DREAMers among us know that we stand in solidarity with them. Documented and undocument members of our community deserve a chance to succeed, so come to the WOU Stadium at 1:30 on Sunday the 15th to show your support for the DREAMers of Monmouth-Independence and the surrounding area. We will march at 2:00 to Riverview Park where there will be speeches by the mayors of Monmouth and Independence as well as a representative of Congressman Kurt Schrader. Sign on to a letter from our community that we'll send out to our neighboring communities asking them to do the same. By organizing this march, we hope to inspire others to do the same and defend the DREAMers of our country.

¡Vengan con nosotros a la Marcha en apoyo de los DREAMers de nuestra comunidad! Nuestro objetivo es presionar al Congreso para que extienda DACA y pase la ley DREAM, y también demostrar nuestra solidaridad a los DREAMers. Todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad, documentados o indocumentados, merecen una oportunidad para tener éxito. Vengan al estadio de WOU a la 1:30 de la tarde el domingo 15 de octubre para mostrar su apoyo a los DREAMers de Monmouth-Independence y áreas vecinas. Emprenderemos la marcha a las 2:00 hacia Riverview Park donde tomarán la palabra los alcaldes de Monmouth y de Independence, así como un representante del congresista Kurt Schrader. Firme una carta de nuestra comunidad que enviaremos a las comunidades vecinas pidiéndoles que hagan lo mismo. Al organizar esta marcha, esperamos inspirar a otros para que hagan lo mismo y defiendan a los DREAMers de nuestro país.

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Friday
Oct 27
CANCELLED: Youth Event: Dignity in Schools Campaign Week of Action
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church of Portland

CANCELLED 10/24

Resolutions Northwest's Restorative Justice Youth and PPU Parents March together in solidarity against pushout. Students will run their own program against pushout. AGENDA 5:00PM-5:30PM – March from Dawson Park to Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church (3138 N Vancouver Ave 97227) 5:30PM-6:00PM – Housekeeping, Intros, Food, Video 6:00PM- 6:30PM – Entertainment 6:30 – 7:30 – Youth Panel/Questions around School pushout 7:30PM-8:00PM – Raffle, Gift cards, Closing For more about DiSC week of action in Portland: https://simplysheilas.wixsite.com/2017weekofaction For more info about the Dignity in Schools Campaign: http://www.dignityinschools.org/our-work/week-of-action

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Sunday
Nov 19
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.

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