March 31, 2017

As a result of my “social action” brainstorming, I have just set up a new consignment account at Village Merchants on behalf of the ACLU, which anyone can contribute to.

March 26, 2017

Quanice Hayes was a black teenage boy killed by police in early February in Portland, Oregon. Last Friday, the community gathered to remember him.

March 24, 2017

Portland neighbors gathered for “Fierce Love: Standing Up Against Hate in SE Portland” to stand up against anti-semitism.

March 19, 2017

You know the quote from Gandhi: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world?"

Since the 2016 election, I have been craving an action group to be formed, one that might offer support and ideas for engagement and resistance, meet each other for marches, one...

March 8, 2017

Daily Action

The 2017 Oregon Legislature is facing a large budget shortfall: about $1.8 billion dollars over the next two years. The shortfall, which comes despite a growing Oregon economy, is due in large part to a reduction in federal funds for Medicaid and long-stand...

At our last NWGSDPDX meeting on Sunday 2/12, we had the honor of listening to Dana Buhl, an advocate for racial justice and an educator on white privilege. As a white anti-racism educator, she explores white identity and the patterns of privilege we hold. She aims to i...

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