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Launching the 2021 Art Sale!

Today we are launching our annual end of year art sale fundraiser!  All pieces in this sale have been generously donated by staff, volunteers, or supporters of 350PDX, and 100% of the proceeds go towards helping us hit our end of year fundraising target of $80,000. The sale starts today and goes until December 18th, so we can make sure […]

Art and artists wanted! For end of year art sale

I’m excited to announce we’ll be doing our end of year art sale fundraiser for the second year running! We’ll be selling donated pieces of art with all proceeds going to 350PDX to help us hit our much needed end of year fundraising target of $80,000. Are you an artist? Do you have artist friends or family? We are […]

350PDX Weekly Update – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Oct 6 2021

Hi everyone, Monday October 11 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and this is the first year the day is recognized by the State of Oregon after the legislature passed a bill in the spring. Indigenous peoples have long led the fight to protect Mother Earth, and a key path forward for the climate movement is to center Indigenous knowledge and […]

Tell Wyden – No Fossil Fuel Subsidies

On Sept 13 the House Ways and Means Committee released an outline of proposed revenue-raising legislation for the Build Back Better Act. The draft text contains various tax reforms to fund President Joe Biden’s priorities and would end key international tax breaks for fossil fuel companies. But it fails to eliminate domestic fossil fuel subsidies. This is a […]

350PDX Weekly Update – Community and care – Sept 9 2021

Hi everyone, Community and care is just as important to a movement as action and protest. In a warming and increasingly unstable world we need to be able to stick together and stay true to our values, so that we can keep fighting for a life-sustaining world, but also adapt in the most compassionate ways when […]

350PDX August Team & Campaign Update

Happy August! Here’s this month’s team & campaign update newsletter. We hope you’re on a high from yesterday’s Zenith Energy permit denial. It’s massive news and is testament to the years of incredible work of our Fossil Fuel Resistance team, our volunteers, our staff (especially Dineen!) and our coalition partners. 350PDX August General Meeting Join for our […]

WE DID IT! City of Portland denies permit for Zenith Energy!

Today, after over three years of dedicated grassroots organizing, the City of Portland has listened to thousands of us and denied the land use permit for Zenith Energy’s crude oil facility. WE DID IT! In an unambiguous statement this morning, the City declared that Zenith’s oil-by-rail storage and transfer facility is inconsistent with the City’s land use rules, and […]