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Understanding Historical and Modern Antisemitism

Understanding Historical and Modern Antisemitism In this brief talk, Robert Horenstein will cover topics around historical and modern antisemitism, as well as other challenges marginalized communities face. Robert has worked at the Jewish Federation for 27 years and serves as our Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council. This [...]

June 30th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Running for Office as a Woman of Color

Down in the trenches. Running for local office as a Woman of Color In this brief talk, Beaverton City Councilor Nadia Hasan and Cornelius City Councilor Angeles Godinez-Valencia will share about their experiences when they made the decision to run for office, and all of the things they experienced [...]

Learn about CRT with Dr. Lynn

Critical Race Theory, it’s Use, Misuse and Potential Application to Progressive Politics In this brief talk, Marvin Lynn, a leading scholar in the area of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and Education, provided an overview of CRT, addressed the way it is currently being misused by the Conservative Right, and [...]

Health Care For All Oregon: What’s The Latest?

Health Care For All Oregon:  What's The Latest? by Janice Karpenick Annual Meeting HCAO held their annual membership meeting via zoom on June 11, 2022.  Elections for members and officers took place at the meeting. Right to Health Care Campaign HCAO is working to pass the Hope Amendment. The Right [...]

June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

“Freedom” Remembering the First Juneteenth

“Freedom” Remembering the First Juneteenth By Rosa Colquitt, PhD, Democratic Party of Oregon Vice Chair, DPO Black Caucus Chair On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden said these words on the occasion of signing legislation into law establishing June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day:  "I have to say to [...]

OP-ED: Where is Our Spine?

OP-ED: Where is Our Spine? by Frank Lorr Even Tombstone, AZ knew that gun control would reduce gun violence. "In late 1880, as regional violence ratcheted up, Tombstone strengthened its existing ban on concealed weapons to outlaw the carrying of any deadly weapons within the town limits." The difference being [...]

May 27th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Lynn Peterson, Metro Council President – Candidate Interview

Lynn Peterson, Metro Council President – Candidate Interview WCD: How do your values and those of the Democratic party align? Oh my goodness…You know, the Metro Council has set itself up to reflect the values of the region and of the Democrats, by using two lenses to view everything: one [...]

OP-ED: Good Luck, Valiant Voter

OP-ED: Good Luck, Valiant Voter by Anonymous, verified PCP The candidate-slamming virus has infected the Washington County Democrats, and a particularly nasty variant that has been recently detected in the Washington County Commissioner Chair race between Democrat incumbent Chair Kathryn Harrington and Hillsboro City Councilor Beach Pace who is a [...]

Kathryn Harrington, Washington County Chair – Candidate Interview

Kathryn Harrington, Washington County Chair – Candidate Interview WCD:  How do your values and those of the Democratic party align? Well, I was really careful to reacquaint myself with the Democratic party and policies, as part of completing the endorsement process.  What I fundamentally believe in is a set of [...]

OP-ED: Support Your Local Jedi For District Attorney!

OP-ED: Support Your Local Jedi For District Attorney! That’s right! It’s time to take up your lightsaber, hop into your X-Wing, and tell your furry co-pilot to “punch it!” Because the last movie ended with the Evil Empire on top, and now, our whole galaxy is at stake. “What galaxy,” [...]

April 27th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |
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