April 13, 2018

Over the past couple of years, Oregon has taken great strides to assure that its residents have easy access to voter registration. In 2016, Oregon implemented the Motor Voter Act, which automatically registers anyone who is eligible to vote when they visit the DMV to a...

April 9, 2018

The Reigning Roses Walk is Rose Haven’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Each Mother’s Day, more than 500 participants are treated to a reception with live music, food, mimosas and a photobooth before setting off for a 5K stroll through NW Portland’s Alphabet District....

April 4, 2018

Having my taxes support endless war is bad enough, but now #45 wants to use military dollars and personnel to fortify the border and to build his wall. 

I cringe when bills are passed (by one tie breaking vote of the VP) that allow tax money be removed from Planned Pare...

Under cloudy skies, Nasty Women Get Shit Done (NWGSD) and Persisters PDX and joined thousands of other concerned young people and citizens to protest gun violence and demand solutions from Congress at Portland’s March for Our Lives.

The student-led protest, conceived of...

March 18, 2018

Nasty Women Get Shit Done + Persisters PDX will be making a big splash at Saturday, March 24th's Portland March for Our Lives to rally for sensible gun reform.If you value students' lives over guns, march with us! 

It we want to change the direction of this co...

NWGSDPDX was thrilled to be a sponsor of this year's OWCS that was held Jan 20-21 in Portland. For thirty years, the school has offered a weekend workshop every election year. 

"The Oregon Women’s Campaign School is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization...

February 25, 2018

Every year, Representative Earl Blumenauer hosts a Women’s Leadership Luncheon. This year’s event took place at the Portland downtown Hilton on Thursday (February 21) and, despite snow that shut down all PPS schools, was well-attended by an largely female crowd.

Rep. Bl...

February 20, 2018

Nasty Women, more of us should be on Twitter sharing ideas, actions, resources, and support! Twitter is a great networking and discussion platform, both for new content and for links to other articles and websites. You can find discussions at times that suit you (Tuesd...

January 21, 2018

Multiple marches and rallies were scheduled in Portland to mark the one-year anniversary of the Women's March and the current administration's inauguration.

While we encouraged our members to show their support at any of the marches, we set up a meeting place and time f...

On the dark, cold evening of November 13th, thirty-five shell shocked women gathered in my living room to brainstorm ways to help our community. The unimaginable had happened and now, as women, we felt the need to carry the load. To spring into action. To make it all o...