Tag: Portland

We Shall Overcome

July 28, 2020

A message from leaders of Portland Jobs With Justice By Rev. Cecil Charles Prescod and Will Layng Every day and night over the last two months, Portland, Oregon– our city and home–has seen mass protests against police brutality in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna… Read More»

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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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