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September 2018

Music for Immigrant Justice

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Congregational UCC Church, 1126 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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$20 – $25

Enjoy an evening of energizing music while supporting Project Voice, the immigrant rights program of the American Friends Service Committee. This program helps communities in Oregon and Washington create Rapid Response Teams and provides Know Your Rights trainings that empower immigrants and their allies to advocate for just immigration policies. Four performers will entertain and inspire you in this benefit concert. Mark Babson is a violinist, teacher and peace activist. Anna Fritz, a cello-wielding activist folksinger and founding member of…

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Faith and Why Unions Matter

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 NE Hancock
Portland, OR 97212
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This free event is a forum exploring the relationship between our faith and the protection of worker rights, and the effect of declining labor unions on income inequality. Dr. Martin Hart-Landsberg, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Lewis and Clark University, is the keynote speaker. The agenda includes workers telling their stories about how people of faith have effectively advocated for worker rights in labor disputes, a faith response by Fr. Jack Mosbrucker, and a Q&A panel. Information and resources about how…

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Lift Every Voice Oregon Rally Day

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oregon State Capitol Steps, 900 Court St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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At this rally, we are crying out for common-sense gun safety measures to make our communities safer. Lift Every Voice Oregon calls on the Oregon State Legislature to pass legislation to ban the future sale of assault weapons and large-capacity gun magazines. Students are back in class, but our work is just beginning. During this short week of Legislative Days, we call on our state leaders to help make Oregon a safer place to live, learn, grow, and graduate without…

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Film Screening & Discussion, “Rikers: An American Jail”

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Church, 1211 SW Main St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration with over 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start. Of the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day, almost 80% have not yet been found guilty or innocent of the charges they face. All are at risk in the pervasive culture of violence that forces people to…

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October 2018

Human Rights in the Holy Land – The Rest of the Story: A Palestinian Film Festival

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 7 @ 7:00 pm
Fifth Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$5 – $10

Film festival includes: >> Friday, October 5, 7 pm: Israel & Palestine 101 (6 min), Steadfast Hope—The Big Picture (17 min). Feature: The Stones Cry Out, (58 min). Panel Q&A. >> Saturday, October 6, 3 pm: Steadfast Hope—A Tale of Two Peoples (11 min). Feature: The Wanted 18 (75 min). Steadfast Hope—Response: Theirs and Ours (15 min). >> Saturday, October 6, 7 pm: Steadfast Hope—Telling the Story (15 min). Feature: Imprisoning a Generation (50 min) (images may be disturbing for…

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Portland Out of the Darkness Walk

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Outdoor Plaza of Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Walk to Fight Suicide. When you walk in the Portland Out of the Darkness Walk, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Online registration will close at noon on Friday October 5. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the…

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A Call to Action: Cultivating Peace

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church, 3138 N. Vancouver Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
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Keynote speaker Arun Gandhi will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi. Arun teaches the philosophy of nonviolence to move our world in the direction of peace. This is free community event; donations welcome for Arun Gandhi's Schools in India.

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November 2018

2018 Collins Summit “Human Migration: Claiming roots in an uprooted world”

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Concordia University, 2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
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Registration is now open for EMO's 2018 Collins Summit exploring the causes, challenges and opportunities of human migration in an increasingly global society. Join a diverse group of refugees, immigrants, advocates and scholars to develop an informed and compassionate approach to human migration both within and across borders. The event will include an afternoon seminar with a plenary and workshop sessions followed by an evening lecture by The Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy, President of the Pacific School of Religion, and…

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