The League of Women Voters of Portland’s kick-off Civic Education Program for 2017-18 was a panel discussion on how Oregon will move forward in the current fiscal environment. Panelists were Senator Michael Dembrow from the Oregon Legislature and Jeremy Rogers, Vice President of the Oregon Business Council. The original event was held on Tuesday, September 12, 7 – 9 pm, at the Multnomah County Boardroom, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
MetroEast Community Media will rebroadcast this event and it will be available for online streaming at www.lwvpdx.org.
Watch a Replay of this Forum
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Mon 9/25/17 2:00 p.m. 21 32
Fri 9/29/17 6:30 p.m. 21 32
Sun 10/1/17 3:00 p.m. 29 37
On August 24, LWVPDX Action Chair Debbie Aiona testified before the Portland City Council on the proposed Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing (PCCEP). She expressed appreciation for the steps being taken to involve the public in the selection of PCCEP members, while also strongly recommending that all PCCEP meetings be open to the public. Read all of her testimony here.
The League of Women Voters of Portland extends its sympathies to the families and victims of the acts of domestic terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, VA on August 12. The League denounces these violent acts of white supremacy and works with others to advance racial justice. We reaffirm the League’s belief in equal rights for all and support those who speak out against hate and violence.
Below is part of a statement from Chris Carson, president of the LWV of the U.S. The entire statement may be viewed at http://lwv.org/press-releases/lwv-statement-charlottesville
“…while the freedom of speech and the freedom of assembly are some of our most cherished rights and must be protected, those rights do not extend to what we witnessed yesterday. The League of Women Voters stands in solidarity with the victims of violence in Charlottesville and against white supremacism.”
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Our LWV Directory of Elected Officials has just been updated with contact information and links for the new school board members and special district officials elected in May 2017. View the complete updated DEO HERE!