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  1. Justice for Janitors and the Fight for $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | IndyMedia

    Fight for $15! Wednesday, June 17th 11:00am - City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave marching to 12:45pm - 921 SW Washington Street Justice for Janitors and the Fight for $15! Wednesday, June 17th 11:00am - City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave marching to 12:45pm - 921 SW Washington Street Fight for $15 rally - Sign up and share on *Facebook [ ] {*Facebook is Evil!} On Justice for Janitors Day 2015, Janitors will join Portland City Workers, striking workers at Instafab and the fight for $15 in an exciting day of action. The day begins with a rally for $15 at Portland City Hall and will march to other locations from there, finishing with the Justice for Janitors rally at 921 SW Washington Street at 12:45pm.

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  2. 'Independent' Police Review Division community outreach forumRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | IndyMedia

    The City Auditor's Independent Police Review IPR) is facilitating a series of police accountability discussions on the last Wednesday of every month in community centers around the city for the next four months. These sessions are open to everyone.

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  3. Resolving Iraq and Syria Through Diplomacy, not War this EveningRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | IndyMedia

    On Monday, May 18, Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies will conduct a video forum in Portland, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., including a question and answer period. The event is being held at Multnomah Friends Meeting House, 4312 S.E. Stark.

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  4. Portland Cops Shoot Man in SE PortlandRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | IndyMedia

    An officer-involved shooting occurred on the 1500 block of SE Boise Street Sunday afternoon, officials said. Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a man cutting himself with a knife around 2:15 p.m., Portland Police Bureau said.

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  5. May Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Come out this May Day and stand united for social & economic justice. Together we can build a movement to take back our communities .

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  6. Board, staff, and internship opportunities with Portland Fruit Tree ProjectRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | IndyMedia

    An announcement by local non-profit, Portland Fruit Tree Project, about current opportunities . Portland Fruit Tree Project has some exciting leadership opportunities to share! We're currently accepting applications for our Board of Directors, a part-time staff position as Community Involvement & Harvest Coordinator, and three exciting internships! [...] Join PFTP's Board of Directors! Board Members play an important and rewarding role in PFTP's efforts to make healthy food available to all, strengthen communities, and ensure equity in access to our programs.

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  7. 'Boiler Room' ReviewRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | IndyMedia

    The following is my written and detailed experience of what it means for one to enjoy themselves.....at a REALLY happening spot......BOILER ROOM! ""I've seen countless regulars come and go. I've seen proposals, breakups, great dates, failed dates, hookups, hookers, rockstars, and crooners.

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  8. March on University of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | IndyMedia

    No New Animal Lab: March on the University of Washington! When: Saturday, April 25, 2pm Where: Meet in Red Square, University of Washington - Seattle campus *CARPOOLS WILL BE ORGANIZED FROM PORTLAND No New Animal Lab: March on the University of Washington! The University of Washington and construction company Skanska are planning to build a new underground Animal Research and Care Facility. As they attempt to move forward with plans to bury the torture of thousands of animals underground, the No New Animal Lab campaign is organizing international opposition and calling on our movement to make sure this lab is never built.

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  9. Shut Down The TERF Rally Next WeekRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Portland's most militant Trans* and GenderQueer Liberation group, PATSAT, in solidarity also with PDX Trans* Pride organization, protests and pledges an end to upcoming TERF anti-Trans*feminine, anti-CAMAB, cis "rights" rally sponsored by Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, a known anti-Trans* defamation and hate group. Attention all CAMAB Trans*feminine and GenderQueer folks, CAFAB allies, and Cis Male allies! Next Saturday, April 18 is the Day of Reckoning for TERF/SWERF group Michigan Womyn's Music Festival Portland Chapter.

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

    Mar 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Why Can't One of the US's Most 'Progressive' Cities (Portland?) Reform Its Police Force?Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  12. Panel on the San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights 3-25-15 in PDXRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  13. Portland, Oregon, get ready for Mama Charlotte OA'NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | 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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  14. Solidarity with Trans Women: Picket Portland 'Mini-Michfest' TERF Festival April 18Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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