Tag: Oregon

Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday!

May 9, 2016

The 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive will take place on Saturday, May 14. This massive food drive, organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, takes place in 10,000 cities and provides food to communities across the country. Last year I spoke with Willie Groshell,… Read More»

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Portland divests from a socially irresponsible company

May 20, 2014

This is awesome: The city of Portland is beginning its “rollback” of its investments in Walmart. Said a city commissioner: “I’m hopeful other cities and states take note and adopt similar investment principles to hold companies accountable and align our investment policies with our values.” Learn more: http://bit.ly/1oTWRNu

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Triumph for Immigrant Rights and Civil Liberties in Oregon

In early April, a federal judge ruled that law enforcement in Clackamas County, Oregon, had violated the U.S. Constitution by enforcing the request from federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold an individual in jail without probable cause. Following the ruling, dozens of sheriff’s offices across the state announced… Read More»

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