Wed Mar 2, 4:30-6:00pm, location varies (see @youthvsodot on Twitter or Instagram for updates)
Join Sunrise PDX every other Wednesday to demand an end to ODOT’s freeway widening projects, including the $800 million expansion into the backyard of Harriet Tubman Middle School. This is a recurring strike until demands are met. Masks and social distancing required. LOCATION VARIES see @youthvsodot on Twitter or Instagram for updates.
Mon Mar 14, 4:00pm, virtual
Join journalist Vikki Law for a class on the myths of mass incarceration, as she discussed in her book Prisons Make Us Safer. “[The book] is an essential resource for clearing away master narratives about imprisonment in our society. [Law] not only takes on the distortions of the right, but challenges progressives to think more deeply about the root causes and outcomes of mass incarceration.” – Rethinking Schools editor Jesse Hagopian. Learn more and sign up for the class here.
Sat Mar 19, 10:00am-12:00pm, Audubon Center (5151 NW Cornell Rd, Portland, OR 97210)
Join the Forest Defense team for a ~2 mile hike in Forest Park. We’ll meet at 10am on March 19 at the Audubon Center. A good time to get to meet some nice people, to get more involved in the team, or to come and just stretch your legs in good company! Feel free to call or text Felice, one of the team co-leads, if you’re late or lost – 202-494-2852.
Thurs Apr 7, 4:00-5:00pm, virtual
Join POWHR for a virtual rally to #StopMVP. Hear from Indigenous water protectors, Black leaders, climate activists, and landowners April 7, 4-5pm PT. Stopping pipelines like MVP or LNG is about protecting Indigenous sovereignty, the climate, the water, and the land. Learn how a BIPOC-led movement has delivered massive blows to the Mountain Valley Pipeline project and the fracked gas industry as a whole. Register here.
Throughout the week @ across the city – details here