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1 August 2018 - 31 August 2018
Aug 1 Wed

The War on Drugs has been a decades-long, $1 trillion policy failure that has disproportionately affected low-income communities and people of color. This federal mandate has given rise to a brand of law enforcement that criminalizes homelessness, mental illness, and the disease of addiction. 

As a member of Congress, I’ve supported initiatives to reduce the disastrous impacts of the War on Drugs. Whether it’s marijuana legalization or criminal justice reform, we have taken some positive steps forward, but much more should be done. As I gather information about comprehensive solutions, I want to hear from you.

I'm hosting a public forum to discuss what we can do about this issue. After brief remarks on my part, we will have an interactive panel discussion with experts in the fields of mental health and criminal justice. There will also be time for you to ask questions and offer your ideas and suggestions about actions we can take to end the War on Drugs.

Program starts at 6PM; doors open at 5:30 PM

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Liftoff! Join us as we formally launch a multi-year mission to create the most advanced, affordable & equitable publicly owned and operated fiber optic to the premises (FTTP) network and internet utility on the planet.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1838074373162256/
Aug 6 Mon
The Oregon Sierra Club Beyond Gas and Oil Team (BG&O) is moving Oregon and the Pacific Northwest in the right direction -— away from dirty fossil fuel extraction, transport, and export. Here is A Summary of Ongoing Work on gas infrastructure and oil trains. Contact Gregory Monahan, BG&O Chair, for more information or to volunteer: gregory.monahan@oregon.sierraclub.org.
Aug 7 Tue
LIKE us on FACEBOOK and then Invite your friends. Click www.facebook.com/events/958379144270088/

Eastside democratic Club is a member organization Annual Membership fee is only $5.00 and can be paid to Steve Elder at the meeting.

Public is always welcome at our meetings.
Aug 9 Thu
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.
Aug 11 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.
Aug 15 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
Aug 16 Thu
A casual get together of folks, usually with a conservation program of some sort. For more information contact the club at oregon.chapter@sierraclub.org.

Please join us at The Armory on August 16 for the last film in the Peace of the City summer series: The Devil We Know.

An exposé of the DuPont corporation's decades-long efforts to deny the adverse effects of chemicals used in Teflon kitchenware, The Devil We Know unravels one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time.

Probing and eye-opening, the film focuses its lens on a courageous group of citizens in West Virginia, following along as they take on DuPont after discovering it has knowingly been dumping the toxic chemical behind Teflon—now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans—into the local drinking water supply. 

This Portland premiere screening will be followed by a Q&A with the Oregon Environmental Council and other special guests.

Aug 18 Sat
19th Amendment ratified
 
Aug 19 Sun
A walk to inspire a more compassionate, generous, and welcoming Portland!

Parks for New Portlanders, in partnership with Portland Sunday Parkways, nonprofits, and refugee and immigrant organizations, invites you to Walk with Refugees and Immigrants.

Join community members and elected leaders as they gather at Gateway Discovery Park for in a one-mile walk to Knott Park, alongside our refugee and immigrant neighbors in a show of support. This event recognizes the unique experiences of new Portlanders, of all ages and backgrounds.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/325176198023284/
Aug 20 Mon
The Oregon Sierra Club Beyond Gas and Oil Team (BG&O) is moving Oregon and the Pacific Northwest in the right direction -— away from dirty fossil fuel extraction, transport, and export. Here is A Summary of Ongoing Work on gas infrastructure and oil trains. Contact Gregory Monahan, BG&O Chair, for more information or to volunteer: gregory.monahan@oregon.sierraclub.org.
(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, we have Sherry Healy, running for Clackamas County Elections Officer.  also, Ben Lavine, running as Dem against Earl Bluemenauer. 
Aug 28 Tue
Come to our monthly meeting to find out what's new in the fight against coal.
Contact Laura Stevens for more information: laura.stevens@sierraclub.org 503-238-0442 x305.
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