Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM · 3 rsvps
Oregon State Capitol in Salem, OR

Small Donor Elections Lobby Day

Join the Voice For All Oregon coalition members for a special lobby day focusing on the new Small Donor Elections bill.

This is the time to tell your legislators that you want to limit the influence of Big Money in Oregon politics through Small Donor Elections. We want to establish a $6 to $1 super match for campaign contributions from state residents to state candidates.

Small Donor Elections create an incentive for state candidates to engage with regular Oregonians like us, rather than wealthy, out-of-state lobbyists and special interests. Small Donor Elections also remove financial barriers for women, people of color and young people to run for office and win -- thanks to the support of a diverse donor pool, not just because they have a personal fortune or wealthy friends.

You do not need prior lobbying experience to be an effective lobby day participant! Participants will receive training on how to talk to lawmakers professionally before gathering with small groups that will meet with Oregon's legislators and their staff.

Logistics --

Time: Exact timing will vary by participant, based on the availability of each state legislator to meet with their constituents. We will be in touch to confirm specific times with you, once meetings are scheduled. You can expect to spend several hours at the capitol. This will involve an initial prep session, just prior to meeting with your legislators, and a short debrief afterward. Meetings with legislators generally last 15 minutes each. If there is extra time between meeting with your representative and senator, you can use this to learn more at our info tables, share experiences with other participants, tour the Capitol, sit in on any of the committee meetings or hearings happening that day, or grab a bite to eat at the cafeteria.

Transportation: We are setting up carpools. Let us know if you need a ride or have extra seats.

Parking: Metered parking is available all around the Capitol area, costing $1.50 an hour. Free parking can be found within about 8 blocks from the Capitol at the parking structure at 538 Liberty St NE.

Food: We will provide snacks and beverages. There is a cafeteria at the Capitol.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 10 rsvps
East County Rising office in Portland, OR

Metro Community Discussion Group

Help Shape the Future of our Region!

Metro, the regional government for the Portland area, helps plan for how to create livable communities today and into the future as the region grows - and we all know it's growing faster every day. Metro's job is to look at the big picture and make sure everyone's needs are met, and to do that, Metro needs to hear from US about what we want and need to thrive. Let's raise our voices and make this region a better place for us and our children!

Join us for a community discussion group with FREE childcare and Spanish interpretation! This event is open to all, and the first 15 people who register and attend will receive $25 gift cards!

Topics will include:

  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Parks and Green Spaces



Anyone who lives, works, plays, or prays in the Portland metro area


When and Where?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

5:30 - 7:30pm


East County Rising

18210 E Burnside St., Suite E., Portland, OR

Accessible by TriMet MAX Blue Line, bus lines 25 and 87

¡Ayude a Planificar el Futuro de Nuestra Región!

Metro, el gobierno de la región metropolitana de Portland, ayuda a planificar cómo crear comunidades habitables hoy y en el futuro, mientras la región crezca (y todos sabemos que crece cada día más rápidamente). Metro busca mirar el panorama general para asegurarse de que se cumplan las necesidades de todos los residentes, y para hacerlo, quieren escucharnos a nuestra comunidad. ¡Levantemos nuestras voces y hagamos esta región un lugar mejor para nosotros y nuestros hijos!

¡Únase a nosotros para un grupo de discusión comunitaria con cuidado de niños GRATIS e interpretación en español! ¡Este evento está abierto a todos, y las primeras 15 personas que se registren y asistan recibirán tarjetas de regalo de $25!

Los temas incluirán:

  • Vivienda
  • Transporte
  • Parques y espacios naturales


¿Quien puede asistir?

Cualquier persona que viva, trabaje, juegue, u ore en el área metropolitana de Portland


¿Cuando y donde?

Jueves 25 de abril de 2019.

5:30 - 7:30 pm


East County Rising

18210 E Burnside St., Suite E., Portland, OR

Accesible por la Línea Azul de TriMet MAX, y líneas de autobús 25 y 87

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Unite Oregon in Portland, OR

PILOT Arts Event


Put together by our Pan-Immigrant Leadership & Organizing Training Arts & Events Team, the Senior Celebration Night and Potluck is to congratulate Immigrant and refugee students that have worked hard: studying for their exams, working on projects, and helping out their families while also learning a new language and a new culture. They persevere through everyday challenges and obstacles. Immigrant and refugee seniors have gone through this process and are now close to reaching a milestone. As they get ready to complete their high school journey, we should take time to celebrate their successes and applaud their accomplishments.

The event will be held on April 25th at:
Unite Oregon office on 700 N. Killingsworth St.
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

We ask you to notify all of your immigrant and refugee graduating seniors about this opportunity. Flyers for the event are attached down below. Feel free to pass them out to students.

You can reach out to us if you have any questions or comments. We look forward to seeing your students at our event.

Contact: Seemab Hussaini
Phone: (503) 287-4117 x4


Unite Oregon is a community-based organization that works for justice through uniting people of color, immigrant, refugee, and rural communities.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:30 AM · 21 rsvps
Markham Elementary School in Portland, OR

West Portland Town Center Plan Kick-off Community Event

Would you like to see the neighborhoods in the West Portland Town Center become safer and healthier for people of all ages and abilities? More housing for people of all incomes? More businesses and resources that meet the needs of an increasingly diverse community? With easier and safer ways to get around the area?

Join us for a fun, family-friendly event with FREE childcare, food and entertainment. This event is open to all!

Coming on public transit? Take TriMet Line 44, which stops just a few blocks away!

¿Le gustaría que los vecindarios del West Portland Town Center sean más seguros y saludables para personas de todas las edades y capacidades? ¿Más viviendas para personas de todos los ingresos? ¿Más empresas y recursos que satisfagan las necesidades de una comunidad cada día más diversa? ¿Con formas más fáciles y seguras de moverse por el área?

Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido para toda la familia, con cuidado de niños, comida, y entretenimiento, y rifa GRATIS. ¡Este evento está abierto para todos!

¿Viene en transporte público? ¡Tome la línea 44 de TriMet!

Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 4 rsvps
Tigard Public Library in Tigard, OR

Tigard Community Listening Session

Your Community, Your Voice!

Join us for a community conversation about the new Tigard Triangle development and directly contribute to the prioritization of urban renewal projects in our neighborhood.

Free child care, dinner, and interpretation will be provided.


 Tu Comunidad, Tu Voz! Conversación comunitaria sobre equidad

¡Queremos escuchar sus opiniones acerca de la equidad y el desarrollo en Tigard! Lo invitamos a participar en una conversación que contribuirá directamente al desarrollo de la comunidad y a las prioridades de los proyectos de renovación urbana en el área Triangulo de Tigard.