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28 June 2017 - 27 July 2017
Jun 28 Wed
Call to Safety and Stroll PDX are partnering with Critical Resistance Portland for a joint solidarity letter & postcard writing night.

Call to Safety/ Stroll PDX & CR PDX believe that the Prison Industrial Complex is a source of immense harm in our communities and we want to bring awareness to the many ways in which our loved ones and community members are criminalized and caged for simply surviving. We'll be highlighting sex workers at this event as one the groups highly targeted and criminalized by policing and the prison industrial complex.

Please join us for a night of solidarity post card & letter writing to both Stroll PDX/Call to Safety's list of nationally imprisoned sex workers & CR PDX's list of folks in Oregon and Washington prisons. We'll have letters to respond to and postcards and message templates for folks to use as well as more information on how to get involved in supporting our shared work of supporting those most impacted by the prison industrial complex and working towards PIC abolition.

Transportation:
On street parking is available near event site. There is no off street parking or nearby dedicated disability parking spot unfortunately. The #4, #44, #72, and #6 all run nearby the event location.

There are no stairs and the floor is mostly level hardwood with a slight rise/ramp up in to the main event space.

About CR:
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe that basic necessities such as food, shelter, and freedom are what really make our communities secure. As such, our work is part of global struggles against inequality and powerlessness. The success of the movement requires that it reflect communities most affected by the PIC. Because we seek to abolish the PIC, we cannot support any work that extends its life or scope.

About Call to Safety:
Working to fulfill our mission of ending domestic and sexual violence by providing confidential support services and education to empower our community, Call to Safety provides a comprehensive 24/7 crisis line, follow-up advocacy for survivors, support groups, community outreach and education, and sexual assault medical advocacy. We can support crisis line callers in any language through our international language bank, and connect survivors to local culturally-specific resources or co-advocacy. Call to Safety advocates provide every caller with a needs assessment, peer support, safety planning, crisis intervention, and information and referrals to community resources. Our advocates work with specific populations to provide culturally relevant and specialized services for survivors experiencing homelessness, survivors with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and sex workers. Sexual assault advocacy provides specialized services to survivors of sexual assault.

About Stroll PDX:

Stroll PDX is a volunteer based organization that emphasizes harm reduction, intersectional feminism, and grass root community outreach. We focus on empowering sex workers of all forms through lobbying, organizing support groups, fundraising for legal resources, and offering clothing and food to houseless women, transgender individuals, and low income sex workers. We also publish Working it Portland, a Sex Worker run and written zine. While all individuals are welcome to volunteer we are determined to give leadership roles to Sex Workers and put the rights of POC Trans Sex workers at the forefront of our fight for sex workers rights.
Want to know how you can keep your money where you live? Interested in creating prosperous communities in Oregon, and supporting small business?

Come along to your local InvestOR meetup to learn how to make it happen. Oregon’s new securities crowdfunding rules were published in early 2015, making it legal to invest in local businesses. but where do you start? What’s a security? How do you know if you should invest? What’s due diligence? Come along and engage in this practical discussion using a toolkit developed by Hatch Innovation, the nonprofit that led the way for local investing in Oregon.

www.meetup.com/HATCH-Workshops-Events/events/mpsjllywcbhc/
Join Living Stages, Ignorant/Reflections and Laquida Landford for an interactive community dialogue about community displacement. Through interactive performance, conversation, and theatrical games we'll build community and explore questions of place, home, and possibility within a framework of ongoing community displacement in Portland.

This event is made possible by a grant from APANO Jade/Midway Placemaking Initiative, with much appreciation to APANO for support in this project.

**Living Stages** -
Theatre of the Oppressed
TV Show
David Delk 503.232.5495
9:00 PM
Weekly cable access program sponsored by the Alliance for Democracy. We use a 1/2 hour interview format, talking with people involved in ending corporate domination and establishing true democracy.

Portland Metro (Portland Community Media)
Wednesday 9:00 pm Ch 23 Saturday 3:00 pm Ch 22 Tuesday 9:00 am Ch 11
Washington County (Tualatin Valley Cable Television): All are Ch 23
Sunday 4:00 pm Tuesday 4:30 am Thursday 8:30 am Friday 7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am
Jun 30 Fri
The Civil Liberties Defense Center is a nonprofit law firm specializing in defending grassroots climate/environmental justice and social change activists. Their projects educate people about their rights, defend front-line activists from corporate/state aggression, and expose and confront the persistent erosion of our civil liberties.
 
The CLDC is currently representing dozens of Standing Rock Water Protectors, the valve turners who shut down the 5 pipelines bringing Canadian tar sands into the US, the 52 Break Free defendants from the Break free action in 2016, and many other front-line defenders. With the current administration, attacks on the environment, threats to at-risk communities, and direct action is more important than ever and this summer is likely to be full of direct actions in the north. Come support their work defending front-line activists in the northwest & across the country!
 
The organization’s Executive Director, Lauren Regan, will be giving an update on the cases & projects they are working on and introducing their newest staff member, Erin Grady.
 
Join us for a night of comedy, music, and fun at CLDC’s Summer of Resistance! The night will be hosted by Portland comedian Bonesaw featuring comedy from: Chris Johnson, Wendy Weiss, Christian Ricketts, & Jay Shingle and live music by Tom Dandelion & the Fresh Fruits.
 
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Ticket includes one free drink token additional drink tokens are $4. There will be beer, wine, pizza, and more food!

Tickets: cldc.org/product/summer-of-resistance-tickets/.
 
Jul 1 Sat
Jul 5 Wed
Welcome to the meeting.
TV Show
David Delk 503.232.5495
9:00 PM
Weekly cable access program sponsored by the Alliance for Democracy. We use a 1/2 hour interview format, talking with people involved in ending corporate domination and establishing true democracy.

Portland Metro (Portland Community Media)
Wednesday 9:00 pm Ch 23 Saturday 3:00 pm Ch 22 Tuesday 9:00 am Ch 11
Washington County (Tualatin Valley Cable Television): All are Ch 23
Sunday 4:00 pm Tuesday 4:30 am Thursday 8:30 am Friday 7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am
Jul 6 Thu
Come join Senator Ron Wyden, Senator Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici.

We (Family Forward and other social service organizations) want to send a strong message to Senators in DC, they are trying to make massive changes to the ACA by passing a bill that would take health care away from millions of people all to give the very wealthy a tax break. Many people affected are the most vulnerable in our country: elders, children, pregnant women, and people with disabilities.
ALL ARE WELCOME AT OUR MEETINGS! Come join us to further the human rights work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC).

Through a combination of advocacy, education, and partnerships with grassroots organizations, UUSC promotes economic justice, advances environmental justice, defends civil liberties, and preserves the rights of people in times of humanitarian crisis.
Jul 8 Sat
We are laser focused on working for the passage of Carbon Fee and Dividend, the climate change solution economists and climate scientists alike say is the “best first-step” to preventing the worst impacts of a warming world.

We have a solid and growing chapter with 20-30 core members who are committed to our approach. We meet twice a month, on 2nd Saturdays (national conference call) and 4th Wednesdays (Social Action Night). We'd love to meet you. Come join us for a brew or some good solid action that makes a difference.

Call Tamara if you need to be let in to the church building: 503 703 7058.
Jul 9 Sun
Hello and Welcome!

What is the Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp?

The Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp (NGCJAC) is a 6-day summer camp to empower youth around the state of Oregon by providing age-appropriate training and mentoring. The workshops, trainings, and activities will provide a group of young activists between the ages of 14 and 18 with the tools and information that they need in order to engage in climate justice or social justice organizing. Teens will come together to form alliances, learn from experienced mentors and frontline organizers, gain skills and have fun in an old growth forest setting.

Who should attend?

This camp is for teens ages 14-18 who are interested in social and environmental issues and want to gain hands on skills. The camp will provide information on social movement history, climate justice campaigns, how to plan and run a campaign, non-violent protest planning, media and outreach skills, protest art making, cultural sensitivity trainings, as well as know-your-rights trainings. The camp will also provide outdoor fun, such as swimming, time for sports, hiking through an old growth forest, games, team building and so much more! Camp Latgawa has volleyball courts, basketball courts, swimming holes, and natural waterfall and nearby lakes. There are cabins to sleep in and an industrial kitchen facility. Full scholarships available to anyone who can't pay tuition.

Why is this important?

The quickening climate disaster is intensifying the need for unified action and diverse partnerships more than ever before. Our present generation must be ready to confront these issues that connect the environment, economy, energy and social justice. Youth aren't learning about these issues in schools, and they are not being trained on how to stand up for what they believe in. Without these lessons, our young generation is missing an important foundation on which to base their participation in society. Throughout the week of camp, the youth will be planning a public event on a campaign of their choosing, and carrying out their plan at the end of the week. It is a great opportunity for them to practice using their skills and to build a community of activists their own age.

What skills and workshops will be offered?

Right now we will be offering trainings on campaign organizing, cultural sensitivity, media skills, demonstration planning, know your rights trainings, art for activism, drumming for demonstrations and more! We are still working on content, if you have of specific trainings you would like to see, or if you have any skills to share, let us know!

Camp in the Woods, hike in nature, sit around campfires, listen to frontline organizers speak on their lives in activism and enjoy a full week of wholesome activist education and summer camp fun.

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***
Register Here: cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/
(Register even if you are applying for a scholarship)

541-687-9180
www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
Benefit Screening of Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, OR

Proceeds will benefit the Portland chapter of the NAACP.

The Portland NAACP is focusing its efforts on economic equity, police accountability, and leadership development. We believe that when everyone is treated well and justly, all people benefit. Your NAACP leadership in Portland includes the following committees:

Criminal Justice
Legal Redress
The Freedom Fund
Economic Development
Youth Council and Youth Leadership

Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon documents the history of conflict between the Portland police and community members throughout the past fifty years. The film features personal stories of resistance told by victims of police misconduct, the families of people who were killed by police, and members of Portland’s reform and abolition movements.

Utilizing meditative footage taken at sites of police violence, experimental filmmaking techniques, and archival newsreel, Arresting Power creates a space for understanding the impacts of police violence and imagining a world without police.
Jul 10 Mon
According to the Oregon Constitution, the even-year session must end on this date.
*Under certain circumstances the legislature may vote to extend session.
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
Jul 11 Tue
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
Food banks and food pantries have proliferated in response to an economic emergency. The loss of manufacturing jobs combined with the recession of the early 1980s and Reagan administration cutbacks in federal programs led to an explosion in the growth of food charity. This was meant to be a stopgap measure, but the jobs never came back, and the "emergency food system" became an industry. In Big Hunger (MIT Press), Andrew Fisher takes a critical look at the business of hunger and offers a new vision for the anti-hunger movement. From one perspective, anti-hunger leaders have been extraordinarily effective. Food charity is embedded in American civil society, and federal food programs have remained intact while other anti-poverty programs have been eliminated or slashed. But anti-hunger advocates are missing an essential element of the problem: economic inequality driven by low wages. Reliant on corporate donations of food and money, anti-hunger organizations have failed to hold business accountable for offshoring jobs, cutting benefits, exploiting workers and rural communities, and resisting wage increases. They have become part of a "hunger industrial complex" that seems as self-perpetuating as the more famous military-industrial complex. Fisher lays out a vision that encompasses a broader definition of hunger characterized by a focus on public health, economic justice, and economic democracy. He points to the work of numerous grassroots organizations that are leading the way in these fields as models for the rest of the anti-hunger sector. It is only through approaches like these that we can hope to end hunger, not just manage it.
Jul 12 Wed
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
In Sick Around the World, FRONTLINE teams up with veteran Washington Post foreign correspondent T.R. Reid to find out how five other capitalist democracies -- the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland -- deliver health care, and what the United States might learn from their successes and their failures.

Film from 12- 1pm plus discussion 1pm to 1:30 pm facilitated by Ken Rosenberg

film website: www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundtheworld/etc/synopsis.html
TV Show
David Delk 503.232.5495
9:00 PM
Weekly cable access program sponsored by the Alliance for Democracy. We use a 1/2 hour interview format, talking with people involved in ending corporate domination and establishing true democracy.

Portland Metro (Portland Community Media)
Wednesday 9:00 pm Ch 23 Saturday 3:00 pm Ch 22 Tuesday 9:00 am Ch 11
Washington County (Tualatin Valley Cable Television): All are Ch 23
Sunday 4:00 pm Tuesday 4:30 am Thursday 8:30 am Friday 7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am
Jul 13 Thu
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
TODAY, we sometimes feel powerless in front of the various crises of our times.

TODAY, we know that answers lie in a wide mobilization of the human race. Over the course of a century, our dream of progress commonly called “the American Dream”, fundamentally changed the way we live and continues to inspire many developing countries. We are now aware of the setbacks and limits of such development policies. We urgently need to focus our efforts on changing our dreams before something irreversible happens to our planet.


TODAY, we need a new direction, objective... A new dream! The documentary Tomorrow sets out to showcase alternative and creative ways of viewing agriculture, economics, energy and education. It offers constructive solutions to act on a local level to make a difference on a global level. So far, no other documentary has gone down such an optimistic road...

TOMORROW is not just a film, it is the beginning of a movement seeking to encourage local communities around the world to change the way they live for the sake of our planet.

Tomorrow is also a book: www.chelseagreen.com/tomorrow
The "Great Recession" financial crisis of 2007/8 brought forth the need for Americans to examine the financial institutions which came to negatively impact Americans, increasing the inequities of American society as well as the divide based on race. That examination begun with a critical look at the role of the too-big-to-fail banks and a desire to develop financial institutions which support the needs for local financing of local needs, separated from the profit seeking activities of the too-big-too-fail banks.

Thus a movement to form public banks was reborn. The movement today focuses on the formation of municipal banks. Movement grows coast to coast with active efforts from Seattle, San Francisco, and Santa Fe and going east to Washington DC and Philadelphia. And now the effort starts in Portland.
Jul 14 Fri
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
"ALEX Exposed - The Workshop" tells the story of the American Legislative Exchange Council, founded to present corporate-favored, corporate written legislation to conservative business backed state legislators who take that legislation back to their state governments as if they had written it themselves. ALEC presented itself as a public interest gathering of legislators working for the public good while, in fact, they were writing and voting on legislation that would then get submitted in legislatures throughout the nation without disclosing the source.

This workshop was designed for people who knew enough to be alarmed, people who knew nothing, and people who understood what was happening and how serious this assault had been.

The assault continues.

After the screening, attendees will have an opportunity to submit questions to our panel:
* David Delk - President of Alliance for Democracy and advocate for election reform and an end to corporate domination, he has been a chief petitioner for statewide limits on campaign contributions, advocated for fair trade agreements in place of corporate agreements like NAFTA and TPP, and currently heads an effort to create a public bank for the City of Portland.
* Mayor Mark Gamba - Mayor of Milwaukie OR, founded a small environmental group to try and cause local change. Mark has served two years as a planning commissioner and was involved in code re-writes to make Milwaukie more sustainable. As Mayor, he works to make Milwaukie entirely equitable, delightfully livable, and completely sustainable.
* Deb Mayer - spokesperson for Parents Across America, a non-partisan grassroots organization that connects parents and activists from across the US to share ideas, work together on improving our nation's public schools. PAA is committed to bringing the voice of public school parents - and common sense - to local, state and national educational debates.

Admission: Donation requested; no one turned away for lack of funds.
Jul 15 Sat
For details, see this event on July 9 or click: HERE

More information with photos: www.cldc.org/camp

***YOU MUST REGISTER TO COME TO CAMP***

Register Here: http://cldc.org/ngcjac-registration-form/ (Register even if you are applying for a scholarship) 541-687-9180 https://www.facebook.com/events/186975598489077/
Jul 17 Mon
(712) 775-7031 209-508-222#
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The public is invited to this monthly meeting of the Oregon Progressive Party. All are welcome, but only members get to vote on decisions.

Conference call info: (712) 775-7031 209-508-222#

For this meeting only, we will have representative from Wolf-Pac in attendance to make presentation.
The story of Portland, Oregon, like much of history, has usually been told with a focus on male leaders. Tracy J. Prince and Zadie Schaffer’s Notable Women of Portland (Arcadia) offers a reframing of Portland's history. Many women made their mark and radically changed the Oregon frontier, including Native Americans Polly Johnson and Josette Nouette; pioneers Minerva Carter and Charlotte Terwilliger; doctors Marie Equi, Mary Priscilla Avery Sawtelle, and Bethina Owens-Adair; artists Eliza Barchus and Lily E. White; suffragists Abigail Scott Duniway, Hattie Redmond, and Eva Emery Dye; lawyer Mary Gysin Leonard; Air Force pilot Hazel Ying Lee; politicians Barbara Roberts and Margaret Carter; and authors Frances Fuller Victor, Beverly Cleary, Beatrice Morrow Cannady, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Jean Auel. These women, along with groups of women such as "Wendy the Welders," made Portland what it is today.
Jul 18 Tue
FREE for Hatch members (learn more about Hatch membership!) $15 for non-members We will discuss types of legal entities available for social enterpreneurs.

www.meetup.com/HATCH-Workshops-Events/events/gzzpslywcbwb/
Jul 19 Wed
join us for a morning cup-o-joe on your way to work from 7:30-9am. We will rotate locations each month so watch out for a Coffee Club along your commute route.

Coffee Clubs are a place for women to come together, share biking experiences and get to know one another. All are welcome to stay for as long or little as you like on you way to the office. Non-commuters also welcome.

This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).

Join the Women Bike group and RSVP (not required) at www.facebook.com/groups/womenbikebta
No Revolution Without Organization is another speech by another one of our ideological teachers, Kwame Ture, speaking to the importance of an organized united front, as well as cultural and political education in the struggle for African liberation all over the world.
A Community Forum on Keeping Public Lands in Public Hands

Public lands are under attack! On July 19, the Oregon Public Lands Alliance (OPLA) is organizing a community forum about the war on public lands and efforts underway to keep them in public ownership.

Our program will feature detailed presentations from Oregon Wild, the Audubon Society of Portland, the Oregon Natural Desert Association, and Bark on the many values of public lands and the current proposals to take them away. Panelists will also discuss the successful campaign
to keep the Elliott State Forest public and the role Oregon’s public lands play in fighting global climate change.

This event is part of a series of community forums taking place across the entire state thissummer to help build greater awareness of public lands, their many values, and their current political threats.

For more information, visit: oregonwild.org
Enter the church down the brick pathway midway between SW Salmon and Main St, using the right hand door at the end of the pathway. Remember that sometimes the church may be locked up at 7:15, after which access may not be possible. If you are locked out, you can try calling 503.373.4222.

Welcome to the meeting.
TV Show
David Delk 503.232.5495
9:00 PM
Weekly cable access program sponsored by the Alliance for Democracy. We use a 1/2 hour interview format, talking with people involved in ending corporate domination and establishing true democracy.

Portland Metro (Portland Community Media)
Wednesday 9:00 pm Ch 23 Saturday 3:00 pm Ch 22 Tuesday 9:00 am Ch 11
Washington County (Tualatin Valley Cable Television): All are Ch 23
Sunday 4:00 pm Tuesday 4:30 am Thursday 8:30 am Friday 7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am
Jul 20 Thu
Forum
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Connect with and learn from people other altruistic Portlanders. Listen to speakers from completely different backgrounds speak about their shared mission to make the world a better place.

Helpers United is a monthly showcase of local projects to make a positive impact and a networking event for those interested in such things. Each month we have five speaker give a five minute presentation about what they are doing to help, followed by five minutes of Q&A with the audience.

Contact: dominickukla@gmail.com
Jul 21 Fri
DEMOCRATIC SOCIABLES PDX DINNER/HAPPY HR Liberal Friends45up
Friday, July 21 at 5:45 PM

Democratic Sociables Meetup 2nd Fridays at Cerulean Winery Bistro for Friends fun food or Happy Hour prices (if you arrive and order by 6)also FOLLLOW...

www.meetup.com/DEMOCRATIC-SOCIABLES-PORTLAND-Fun-Food-Democratic-Friends/events/xcqrtlywkbcc/
Jul 22 Sat
Jul 25 Tue
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 SW Portland at Suki's Bar -2401 SW 4th Ave from 5-7pm!

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 hope to see you there!

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The **Oregon Working Families Party** is a grassroots, independent political party that fights for good jobs, good schools, and affordable health care for all. Join us!
Join us for a free film screening and discussion of "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs," which tells the inspiring story of a Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement. This film of interracial solidarity will be followed by a panel discussion featuring members of Black Lives Matter Portland, All-African People's Revolutionary Party and other Black-led organizations.

This event is part of MicCheck!, a summer cultural event series organized by the Arts & Media Project (AMP) at the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO). MicCheck! utilizes the arts to illuminate pressing issues affecting Asians and Pacific Islanders and other communities of color.

Web page: multcolib.org/events/american-revolutionary-film-screening-and-panel-conversation/77021
Come to our monthly meeting to find out what's new in our efforts toward 100% clean energy. Pizza at 6 pm and meeting runs from 6:30 - 8 pm. Contact Laura Stevens for more information: laura.stevens@sierraclub.org 503-238-0442 x305.
Kathryn Scotten
503.284.5009 home
503.234.1297 mobile

Join us as we review the legislative agendas of the organizations in our community that are leading efforts to reform our justice system. Learn how these issues affect the lives of real people, and learn how you can become engaged in the reform effort.
Support The International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners with Rose City Antifa!

Here is more information about #J25antifa :
itsgoingdown.org/call-third-annual-international-day-solidarity-antifascist-prisoners-july-25-2017/

We will be showing the new Swedish documentary, The Antifascists! There will be a discussion after this.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd4Wd56q6Ag

This will be followed by listening the finest antifa tunes with DJ Dark Entries, and writing post cards to antifascist prisoners. This will be RCA's third year doing #postcardstoprisoners in support of our POWs!

There is a suggested donation on $3-$5 at the door which will go towards prisoner support!

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**Red and Black Subculture Club** -

We are a group of people in Portland and who throw parties and show films about Antifascism, Left-wing politics and Subculture.

**Rose City Antifa**

Tags: Rose City Antifa, RASH NW, The International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners, film screening, letter writing, antifascist
Jul 26 Wed
As tensions flare and incidents of public hate skyrocket, join us as we explore what inhibits us from interrupting hate. Learn how to overcome those inhibitions and practice skills for becoming a strong ally for all those targeted in today’s hostile climate. Using tools and methodologies proven over decades of use from the foundational text: Training Active Bystanders, we will learn how to build a culture of peace by engaging in active nonviolence.

Be sure to register at www.ywcapdx.org/interrupting-hate-public-spaces/

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The **YWCA of Greater Portland**'s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
- Celebrate Postal Heritage Day (Happy 242nd birthday, US Post)
- Protest Massive Job Cuts (15,000+) of Clerks and Mail Handlers
- Protest Long Lines at the Post Office!
- Protest Mail Delays !
- Rally to Save Our Jobs, Save Our Service!
- Defend Door Delivery!
- Save Our Downtown Postal Service !
- Hear from Ben Franklin, the first Postmaster General in 1775
- Eat birthday cake, rally, picket, chant and sing ...

Sponsored by Communities and Postal Workers United
Want to know how you can keep your money where you live? Interested in creating prosperous communities in Oregon, and supporting small business?

Come along to your local InvestOR meetup to learn how to make it happen. Oregon’s new securities crowdfunding rules were published in early 2015, making it legal to invest in local businesses. but where do you start? What’s a security? How do you know if you should invest? What’s due diligence? Come along and engage in this practical discussion using a toolkit developed by Hatch Innovation, the nonprofit that led the way for local investing in Oregon.

www.meetup.com/HATCH-Workshops-Events/events/mpsjllywcbhc/
In our quest to live the values we stand for, the Multnomah County Democrats will convene a Social Justice Committee to have a race-informed conversation about the challenges of People of Color (POC) in our county.

If you are a person of color, a person in allyship with a person of color, or simply a Democrat that would like to see more equity and fairness in our community as it relates to race, please come to this, our first organizing meeting.
One marked accessible parking spot is available behind the office. Street parking is also available.

Please be prepared to have a respectful conversation that is challenging and will help us bring meaningful actions to support the various communities of color in our fold. All are welcome.

Please RSVP to: ViceChair1@multdems.org

Sincerely,
Rachelle Dixon, Vice Chair 1, Democratic Party of Multnomah County
Zaher Wahab, a native of Afghanistan, will present a critical analysis of the political, military, economic and cultural situation in that war-torn country. Zaher, formerly a professor at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, is director of Graduate Studies and the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Afghanistan. He has been traveling to Afghanistan every year since 2002 to help rebuild the Afghan Higher education system.

This event is free but donations are accepted to help pay for Zaher’s travel costs and the use of the venue.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Doors open 6:30 pm, Zaher at 7:00 pm.

Co-sponsored by Occupy Portland Elder Caucus, Peace and Justice Works - Iraq Affinity Group, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and KBOO
TV Show
David Delk 503.232.5495
9:00 PM
Weekly cable access program sponsored by the Alliance for Democracy. We use a 1/2 hour interview format, talking with people involved in ending corporate domination and establishing true democracy.

Portland Metro (Portland Community Media)
Wednesday 9:00 pm Ch 23 Saturday 3:00 pm Ch 22 Tuesday 9:00 am Ch 11
Washington County (Tualatin Valley Cable Television): All are Ch 23
Sunday 4:00 pm Tuesday 4:30 am Thursday 8:30 am Friday 7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am
Jul 27 Thu
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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**Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice** -
A Portland, OR interfaith coalition called by faith and conscience to respond to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters living in the U.S.
Immigrant wood framers have been victims of rampant wage theft and exploitation in the midst of Portland’s construction boom. Over the past five years BOLI has received 148 prevailing-wage complaints and claims worth $1.12 million in Multnomah County alone. But workers are fighting back. They are organizing and demanding a raise to $27/hr on the principle that everyone deserves equal pay for equal work.

At the hearing we will hear testimony from:

- Local construction workers about why they organizing, current treatment and exploitation by contractors, and why they believe equity policies within the construction industry are so important,
- Wage theft experts who can place the rampant exploitation in the Portland-area within a broader context, and
- Immigrant rights advocates on the importance of protect immigrant workers.

At Portland Jobs with Justice, we truly believe that an injury to one is an injury to all, and that showing up in solidarity and supporting each other’s struggles is vital to building a successful labor movement. In that spirit, we hope that you will be able to attend this important hearing!

Music by Bajo Salario. Free food, Spanish interpretation, and childcare will be available at the hearing. Email justin@jwjpdx.org if you will need translation or childcare.

Dinner starts at 6pm. Program starts at 6:30pm.
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Freimeros de madera inmigrantes han sido victimas de desenfrenados robos salariales y explotación en medio del crecimiento de la construcción en Portland. Durante los últimos cinco años BOLI ha recibido 148 reclamos de salarios prevalecientes y reclamos con un valor de $1.2 millones en el condado de Multnomah solamente. Pero los trabajadores ya están peleando. Se están organizando y están exigiendo un aumento de $27 por hora con el argumento que todos merecen salarios iguales por el mismo trabajo.

En la audiencia escucharemos testimonios de:

-Trabajadores de construcción locales acerca de por qué se están organizando, como son tratados actualmente y explotados por parte de los contratistas,
-Expertos en robo salarial los cuales pueden ubicar la explotación desenfrenada en el área de Portland con un contexto más amplio, y
-Defensores de derechos de los inmigrantes acerca de la importancia que tiene el proteger a trabajadores inmigrantes.

En Portland Trabajos con Justicia (Jobs with Justice), realmente creemos que una lesión a uno es una lesión a todos, y que mostrarse solidario y apoyarse mutuamente es vital para construir un movimiento laboral exitoso. Con ese espíritu, esperamos que usted pueda asistir a esta importante audiencia.

Música por pare de Bajo Salario. Comida gratuita, interpretación en Español, y cuidados para niños será disponible en esta audiencia. Favor de mandar un correo electrónico a justin@jwjpdx.org si necesitara servicios de traducción o cuidados para niños.

La cena comenzara a las 6pm. El programa comenzara a las 6:30pm.
Join us and learn more about the Jewish community in Portland. Representatives from many Jewish organizations will be present and will be serving Jewish food, from the traditional to the surprising!


** Q Center** -
provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization which offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy.

**Jewish Federation of Greater Portland** -
The strength of a people. The power of community.
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