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First Unitarian Church

1121 SW Main St
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 28 2017
    Mass Incarceration and the Oregon Legislature

    First Unitarian Church

    We will review the legislative agendas of the organizations in our community leading efforts to reform our justice system. Learn how these issues affect the lives of real people and how you can become engaged in the reform effort.

  • Saturday
    Feb 25 2017
    Stand Together: A Day of Action Workshops

    First Unitarian Church

    Join us on February 25 for a day of workshops for people new to social and political action and for those upgrading their skills. We'll have a full day of sessions in Non-Violent Direct Action, Legal Basics/Know Your Rights, Digital Security, Peacekeeping, Non-Violent Communication, Positive Energy for Resistance, Photography for Actions, Strategic Planning, and more.

    Concurrent skills sessions will be available all day. Gain practical ideas for effective dissent and target messaging within a non-violent framework. Support and implementation of the workshops comes from a variety of Portland-area communities and issue advocacy groups promoting Immigrant and racial justice, gender rights, fair housing, healthcare-for-all, and climate action.

    9:00am Doors 9:30am Panel: "Beliefs In Action-Our Own Stories--Personal Tales of Resistance" 11:00 am-5:15 pm Workshops

    Organizations will be tabling throughout the day. Please bring a sack lunch and your own beverage container.

    Childcare provided, but limited. Please make your childcare reservation(s) to tfitzgerald@firstunitarianportland.org by Thursday, February 19th@NOON.

    Please RSVP so we know how many people to expect: https://actionnetwork.org/events/stand-together-a-day-of-action-workshops

    This event is free and open to the public. Contact goto350pdx@gmail.com or 503-705-1943 with questions.

    Sponsored by the Climate Action Coalition and the Social Justice Council of First Unitarian Church. Co-Sponsors include 350PDX, Alliance For Democracy, Bernie PDX, Beyond Fossil Fuels, Center for a Sustainable Economy, Climate Jobs PDX, HCAO, HOPE, KBOO, Milenio, OPSR, Portland Assembly, Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Portland Raging Grannies, Portland Rising Tide, WILPF.

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