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Health Care For All Oregon Update: HCAO Annual Membership Meeting

Health Care For All Oregon Update:  HCAO Annual Membership Meeting This past Saturday in Corvallis, Health Care for All Oregon held its Annual Meeting & Conference. This year's theme, "Celebrating Our Success, Building for the Future," resonated strongly with participants celebrating 23 years of working for an equitably financed healthcare [...]

June 14th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Housing Affordability: An American Crisis

Housing Affordability: An American Crisis by George Hough, WashCo Dems Communications Committee Member Regarding the deep impact of ignored social ills, the Greek philosopher Aristotle once said, “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime” (1). In our society, the scarcity of affordable housing is high on the list [...]

June 7th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

East WashCo Dems–Summary of June 6 Meeting

The East WashCo Dems Meeting--Summary of June 6th Meeting Thanks to all who joined us last Thursday for our zoom meeting.  I am enclosing a brief summary of the meeting and links to announcements shared with us.   We heard from Dylan Simpson, the DCCC organizing director for the [...]

June 5th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Perspectives On Housing: What’s Stopping Us?

Perspectives On Housing:  What's Stopping Us?   by John Maelan, WashCo Dems Communications Committee Member In my lifetime the discussion about folks living in the urban outdoors has evolved quite a bit. But have things improved on that front at all? First off, let’s face it, even Republicans acknowledge [...]

May 28th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Memorial Day: For Us The Living

Memorial Day:  For Us The Living by Clayton Callahan, WashCo Dems Communications Committee Member Happy Memorial Day, everybody. Now, what does that even mean? After all, we live at a time when military service is an increasingly rare phenomenon. My mother, born in 1939, had two husbands in her [...]

May 23rd, 2024|Tags: , , |
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