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Social Justice Action Center

400 Southeast 12th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 12 2018
    Film Screening - There Goes The Neighborhood: Gentrification as Class Warfare

    Join us for a screening and discussion of sub.Media's Trouble episodes #12 and #13 exploring global resistance to gentrification.

    In cities across the world, urban environments are being transformed according to the dictates of capital. Gentrification is destroying the social fabric of neighborhoods and displacing residents in order to make way for a new class of upwardly-mobile professionals – who often view the rich local histories of the spaces they move into as nothing more than kitschy branding appeal. The illusion that gentrification is natural, or even inevitable fact of life, is shattered when people decide to take a stand and fight back. In this two-part documentary, Sub.media looks at the process of gentrification and the fierce resistance that has arisen in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, New Orleans, Istanbul, Berlin, and the Bay Area.

    FREE, all-ages, and snacks provided!

    Follow us at PDX Rad Movie Night to keep up with future film screenings on radical struggles for social change and liberation!

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  • Thursday
    Apr 26 2018
    Film Screening: Destroying Domination - Revolutionary Feminism in an Age of Misogynist Reaction

    Join us for a screening and discussion of sub.Media's Trouble episode #11 exploring revolutionary feminism around the world.

    Destroying Domination: Revolutionary Feminism in an Age of Misogynist Reaction exposes patriarchy as an enduring system of social, economic and political control, and shares stories from frontline struggles being waged by women around the world – from indigenous communities fighting against the colonial dispossession of their lands, to the challenges faced by migrants forced from their homes by economic inequality, climate change, and war.

    FREE, all-ages, and snacks provided!

    Social Justice Action Center is located at 400 SE 12th Avenue and is wheelchair accessible.

    Follow us at PDX Rad Movie Night to keep up with future film screenings on radical struggles for social change and liberation!

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 13 2018
    Screening of Submedia's Trouble: Learning to Resist

    PDX Rad Movie Night is kicking off with a screening of Submedia's Trouble: Learning to Resist. Come join us for this short film and discussion exploring radical student movements around the world!

    With the 50th anniversary of the global uprisings of 1968, subMedia pays homage to the insurgent youth who helped kick things off a half-century ago by taking a look at some contemporary student-led movements that are still tearing things up around the world. This month’s episode of Trouble features current and former student organizers from Puerto Rico, Quebec and Chile as they share their experiences from the high-points of past struggles and provide hard-fought lessons that can help prepare a new generation for the battles to come.

    FREE, all-ages, and snacks provided!

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  • Sunday
    Nov 26 2017
    Emergency Winter Clothing, Food drive and Pot luck.

    This will be a community event helping bring together resources and provide a warm meal for houseless folks in inner SE Portland. With the ever cold winter approaching we want to provide a space to bring supplies and food to help combat the growing housing crisis in Portland.

    For volunteer info (we need people to cook) please contact Michael via FB or 971-804-8272 Drop off donations day of event at location or arrange pick up with Michael. Some supplies needed: Socks,gloves,warm hats,jackets,water proof gear, boots, sweatshirts, jeans, tarps, tents, sleeping bags, blankets, towels, candels, hand warmers, winter gear ect. all non perishable food please or items for pot luck

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  • Saturday
    Jul 22 2017
    Strike Debt's Social, meeting and potluck!

    Join Strike Debt Portland for our monthly general meeting, plus hang out and share a meal together. We invite everyone to come to our social, meeting and potluck at the Social Justice Action Center!

    Agenda:

    3-4 pm Social: Please bring a current news or opinion article about debt to discuss.

    4-5 pm: Meeting: We'll be reporting back on our efforts of Street Theater this summer, updating on fundraising efforts for the Daniel Hong Strike Debt Portland Scholarship, looking at outreach opportunities, and hopefully welcoming lots of new and returning members.

    5-6 pm Potluck: Feel free to bring a dish to pass. This will be Daniel's last meeting and we'll get to celebrate him and all his contributions to Strike Debt, so bittersweet!

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