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  1. Video: Portland human rights Commission Meeting 3.4.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | IndyMedia

    The monthly meeting of the Portland Human Rights Commision This was the March meeting held in their office in downtown Portland {video 2. hr 35. min} 3 4 15 Meeting Portland Human Rights Commission Open to the public - held on the first Wednesday of the month Welcoming and Gathering Approval of Agenda and Minutes Executive Committee and Staff Report Actions Taken: JTTF Open Letter HRC and the COAB.

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  2. Why Can't One of the US's Most 'Progressive' Cities (Portland?) Reform Its Police Force?Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | IndyMedia

    Beneath the gloss of white Portland's self-conscious progressivism are grievances related to this skewed use of force; to the rapid gentrification of historically black neighborhoods; the decline of black-owned businesses and public schools in those areas; and a deep history of state-sanctioned racism. It was just after midnight on a September Sunday when several police officers, responding to reports of property damage, approached a small group of young black men walking down a street in north Portland, Oregon.

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  3. Panel on the San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights 3-25-15 in PDXRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | IndyMedia

    Portland Rising invites you to a panel on the San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights - Expanding what is possible to transform our low wage economy. 25 March at 17:30-20:00 in Portland Oregon San Francisco Jobs with Justice and the San Francisco Labor Council played leading roles in securing this victory.

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  4. Portland, Oregon, get ready for Mama Charlotte OA'NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | IndyMedia

    "We are our own liberators" ~Jalil Muntaqim​ Long time freedom fighter and co-founder of the African Alliance Community Center in Tanzania, East Africa, Mama Charlotte will be speaking at 7PM in Portland Oregon on March 21st. Portland welcomes long time freedom fighter and co-founder of the African Alliance Community Center in Tanzania, East Africa, Mama Charlotte.

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  5. Solidarity with Trans Women: Picket Portland 'Mini-Michfest' TERF Festival April 18Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | IndyMedia

    TERFs in Portland area are holding a "mini-Michfest" event on April 18 to raise money for Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, the annual weeklong orgy of TERF Lesbian Separatist hate rallies against Trans Women and Gender Non Conforming CAMAB folks. TERF's believe Trans Women and Gender Non Conforming/Genderqueer CAMAB folks do not deserve human rights.

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  6. Confronting Climate Change Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 - 6:00pm -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Growth-oriented capitalism has ceased to function rationally. [We need] To ward off our own self-destruction.

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  7. Portland's First Renters Assembl;yRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Ani and Lyn talk w/ Tori Abernathy and Nick Caleb about the upcoming Portland Renters Assembly We are pleased to have The First Portland Renters' Assembly organizer, art worker and activist Tori Abernathy, plus Nick Caleb, former city council candidate, professor of government and speaker at this event. Check details of this event out at FB [Tiny URL link to FB page] Listen and join the discussion on KBOO, Friday morning 8-9 AM The Portland Renters' Assembly is a gathering of people united by the burden of rent.

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  8. Rent Control Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Although 40% of Portland area residents live in rented housing, the political class continually indicates that their focus can only be the profitability of well-connected developers and the protection of higher-wage home owners. The needs of lower-income working people, especially those in service-economy jobs who badly need housing near those jobs, have been consistently left out of consideration.

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  9. Global Divestment Day Action! - Friday, February 13th, 12-1pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Start the Valentine weekend off right and show our mayor how much we "heart" him. Let's ask our mayor Charlie Hales to return the love by honoring his pledge of a fossil free future for Portland.

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  10. Watch Arresting Power on Monday, February 23 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon This documentary explores Portland's unique history of policing, race relations and community resistance from the 1960s to present. Arresting Power has been in production for over two years, born out of frustration from witnessing decades of police misconduct, demands for change, and hollow responses from the city government.

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  11. February Community Discussions on Race and PolicingRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | IndyMedia

    A series of free, facilitated conversations on race and policing will be happening in Portland in the month of February at Multnomah County Libraries. Portland has a long history of antagonism between police and communities of color, including the deaths of unarmed black men and women -- Kendra James, Aaron Campbell, James Jahar Perez and Lloyd D. Stevenson, among others -- at the hands of the police.

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  12. February 8 Youth and Young Adult CALL2ACTION Against Police Brutality and RacismRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Due to the recent events in our country of police brutality and racism, the Multnomah Youth Commission is hosting a Call to Action event on Sunday, February 8, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Rosewood Initiative .

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  13. February Community Discussions on Race and PolicingRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | IndyMedia

    A series of free, facilitated conversations on race and policing will be happening in Portland in the month of February at Multnomah County Libraries. Portland has a long history of antagonism between police and communities of color, including the deaths of unarmed black men and women -- Kendra James, Aaron Campbell, James Jahar Perez and Lloyd D. Stevenson, among others -- at the hands of the police.

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  14. Martin Luther King Celebrations in Portland 2015Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Wednesday, January 21st Homeless Bill of Rights & MLK Action 8.00am Gather at the MLK Worker Center and march to Right 2 Dream Too 8.30am March from Right 2 Dream Too to City Hall 9.00am Short rally at City Hall Speakers from Voz, Right 2 Dream Too, Right 2 Survive and Sisters of the Road 9.30 - 10.30am Pack the Council Chambers In support of public testimony bringing awareness to the 'Right To Rest' Act and the unjust criminalization of people based on their housing status. After testimony - March together to Sisters of the Road For a celebration of Martin Luther King, and the Homeless Bill of Rights Campaign in CA, OR and further! Includes food, entertainment, an open mic, and a documentary.

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  15. Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, OregonRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon This documentary explores Portland's unique history of policing, race relations and community resistance from the 1960s to present. Arresting Power has been in production for over two years, born out of frustration from witnessing decades of police misconduct, demands for change, and hollow responses from the city government.

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  16. Kickoff Rally for Campaign to Rescind City's Appeal of Judge's Order on 1-7-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | IndyMedia

    The City of Portland has decided to appeal Judge Michael Simon's court order to appear annually for a hearing assessing its implementation of the US Department of Justice Settlement Agreement. Kickoff Rally for Campaign to Rescind City's Appeal of Judge's Order When: Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 12:00 Noon Where: Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Welcome to 2015 folks! Below is an announcement from the AMA Coalition that they will kick off a campaign for City Council to rescind their appeal of the Judge's order in the DOJ Settlement Agreement with a news conference/picket line at noon on Wednesday.

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  17. An Open Letter To Mayor Charlie HalesRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | IndyMedia

    An Open Letter To Portland Mayor Charlie Hales: Charlie, Last week you released a statement addressing the Ferguson protests in Portland. Of the several concerns you have for future demonstrations you seem fixated on demonstrators blocking streets, intersections and highways.

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  18. Project Viewfinder Screening - 12/10/14 - Wednesday 5pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | IndyMedia

    "Project Viewfinder gives youth a chance to draw out their individual talents. They are motivated to believe in themselves after so many others have given up on them."

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  19. Video: Portland Human Rights Commission Meeting 12.3.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | IndyMedia

    This is the monthly meeting of the Portland Human Rights Commission, filmed on 12.3.14. The meeting is around 2 and half hours long and is open to the public.

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  20. OIR Group - Report 2 PM [officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths]Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | IndyMedia

    The City Auditor's Independent Police Review invites the public to a community meeting with representatives from OIR Group regarding their latest report on Portland Police Bureau's officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths. The City Auditor's Independent Police Review invites the public to a community meeting with representatives from OIR Group regarding their latest report on Portland Police Bureau's officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths.

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