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Every Wednesday at Portland City Hall we will gather to fight for and demand a $15 per hour minimum wage!
This Wednesday we will meet at 2 p.m. for a short rally before heading out into the city
to talk to people and hand out informational fliers on

why we should raise the minimum wage to $15 in Portland


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Peace Vigil - Salem -First Wednesday of every month. 

"Polly's Corner" - Liberty St. @ Chemeketa,
noon-1 p.m.
This is an ongoing vigil sponsored by several local organizations, including Salem Fellowship of Reconciliation. It takes place every month, rain or shine. Signs provided, or bring your own. During the hot summer days, they meet on the southeast side in the shade.  Sponsored by the Friends Meeting and the Salem Area Fellowship of Reconciliation. For information: Bruce Stock, 503-371-6109

Checkout MayDay 2016

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Justice Jubilee
25th Anniversary and Annual Dinner

Friday, June 3, 6:00 p.m.
Hilton Hotel
Downtown Portland in the Pavilion Ballroom

 

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DJ Wicked presents the "Devil's Pie" dance party!

                         Saturday, June 11th at Valentines. 232 SW Ankeny 
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Portland State University will convene a meeting of the Board of Trustees as follows: Thursday, June 16, 2016 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm     University Board Conference Room, Room 515 Academic & Student Recreation Center   The meeting agenda will be available at:   www.pdx.edu/board/board-meetings To sign up for open comment, please visit our website:   www.pdx.edu/board/sign-up-for-open-comment The Academic & Student Recreation Center is located at 1800 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201.  If special accommodations are required, please contact Shelley Winn at (503) 725‐ 8050 at least 72 hours in advance.

Beaverton & Portland Rallies * Bad Trade Kills Good JobsIMG_4188.JPG

We need your help in telling Congress not to let the TPP put more people in the unemployment line!

The corporate push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is going full force — and we need to push back!  Join us at either of the upcoming Bad Trade Kills Good Jobs tour stops and rallies in Oregon:

Beaverton Rally * Bad Trade Kills Good Jobs

Monday, June 27  *  10:30am * Outside Rep. Bonamici’s office 12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton

Portland Rally * Bad Trade Kills Good Jobs

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 * 12 noon * 
Outside Rep. Blumenauer’s office 911 NE 11th Ave St, Portland

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Paying the Price for Peace is here!  Premiere of this very important documentary in SWFL!


Saturday, July 2, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers. An invitation will go out today. Here is what Cynthia McKinney has to say about this film:


"Every person in the U.S. needs to see this film. Every person who is in favor of U.S. wars needs to see this. Every person worried about their bank account being frozen if they stand up for what they believe in needs to watch Paying The Price For Peace."

Cynthia McKinney, PhD, Former US Congresswoman


The film is narrated by Peter Coyote. Alice Walker, Martin Sheen, Phil Donahue, Cindy Sheen, Daniel Ellsberg, Chelsea Manning, Col. Ann Wright, Medea Benjamin, Pres Daniel Ortega and little ole me are some of the people interviewed in it.

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2016 Urban League of Portland

Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:00PM

WHERE: Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Portland, Oregon 97232
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