Corinne Ginter: “The Vulnerable Are Not Being Protected”

March 9, 2014
Corinne Ginter: “The Vulnerable Are Not Being Protected”

Corinne Ginter reached out to one of us, desperate to come forward and speak on behalf of Sylvia Reeve. The 88-year old mother and activist is in a vicious cycle of abuse, neglect and embezzlement by Adult Protection Services (APS), stripping her from her family and freedoms — all without her daughter’s knowledge. In this...
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Joseph M. “Hayseed” Devers (1949-2014)

March 6, 2014
Joseph M. “Hayseed” Devers (1949-2014)

I love you, and there’s nothing you can do about it. ~Joseph M. “Hayseed” Devers Joe “Hayseed” Devers (born June 24, 1949) may have been another “typical homeless man” by most downtown Portlanders, but to the houseless community and their advocates, he was an asset. An original Occupier during Chapman and Lownsdale, he joined...
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Eric Froshnider: “Home Forward Terrorized me When I Spoke the Truth”

February 25, 2014
Eric Froshnider: “Home Forward Terrorized me When I Spoke the Truth”

For years, Eric Froshnider made a living at his apartment owned by Home Forward (formerly the Housing Authority of Portland). But when he found out that Steven L. Stanley, who lived one floor above him, was a wanted fugitive from Ohio who somehow passed a background check, he thought that his tip would be taken...
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99 Unite Civic Forum: “Inequality for All” film screening

February 24, 2014
99 Unite Civic Forum: “Inequality for All” film screening

(Correction: the Thursday film showing at Tigard First is independent from 99 Unite Civic Forum’s film showing. Our apologies for any confusion.) 99 Unite Civic Forum presents its first film screening of Robert Reich’s Inequality for All! WHEN: THU., Feb. 27 // 05:30 PM WHERE: Lake Oswego, OR ONLINE RSVP REQUIRED FACEBOOK RSVP HERE DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT: We’re in...
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One Billion Rising PDX F/14

February 13, 2014
One Billion Rising PDX F/14

Portland’s 2nd Annual One Billion Rising! WHEN: FRI., Feb. 14 // 12:00 PM ~ 07:00 PM WHERE: Holladay Park, near Lloyd Center MAX FACEBOOK RSVP HERE
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The Schools Portland Students Deserve

February 1, 2014
The Schools Portland Students Deserve

Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) is currently in a contract fight with Portland Public Schools (PPS). While PAT is advocating for smaller class sizes, richer resources and more academic freedom, PPS decided at its last Board meeting to add limited teacher and bank millions “for a rainy day.” PAT has drafted a proposal to use...
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SAT. & TUE. — 99 Unite Community Listening Post

January 22, 2014
SAT. & TUE. — 99 Unite Community Listening Post

What matters to you? What are your biggest concerns now? What are your wildest dreams if nothing is in your way? The 99 Unite Civic Forum wants to listen to ordinary citizens like you! We just actively listen. It helps us identify the common themes of community interest. Please reserve your 30-minute session online (scroll down the left...
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Sisters of the Road: Friday’s Homeless Bill of Rights Day of Action!

January 16, 2014
Sisters of the Road: Friday’s Homeless Bill of Rights Day of Action!

WHEN: Friday, Jan 17th // 10:00 AM ~ 05:00 PM WHERE: Sisters of the Road; Right 2 Dream Too FACEBOOK RSVP HERE Sisters of the Road’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action celebration will be part of a West Coast wide weekend of action and resistance by the Western Regional Advocacy (WRAP)...
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Are you a speaker, worker, thinker, professor, whistleblower, journalist, artist, musician, performer, film director, networker, innovator or visionary? Present @ our Community Assembly!

January 10, 2014

We want people who attend our monthly Community Assembly (CA) to come out more knowledgable and compelled than before. That’s why CA is always actively seeking members in our community to host presentations that enlighten and empower our attendees. Whether it’s a traditional seminar, a workshop, a music/film/art showing, or something new, we want...
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TRIAL PROCESS BEGINS for Jamison Sq./Shemanski Park Arrestees

January 7, 2014
TRIAL PROCESS BEGINS for Jamison Sq./Shemanski Park Arrestees

WHEN: THU., Jan. 9th // 09:00 AM WHERE: Multnomah County Courthouse, RM 312   It may be early, but our fellow protesters need our help! Occupiers arrested during the Oct. 2011′s attempted occupation of Jamison Square and Dec. 2011′s attempted relaunch occupation of Shemanski Park will be setting their trial dates this month. Attend in solidarity and to send...
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