February Social Justice Events

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updated Monday, February 12.

Full disclosure: I'm having to cut way back until I'm fully recovered from an injury. I'm updating but very slowly - not in the obsessive manner that I used to be able to do.  

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BOILERPLATE:

Portland Resistance Calendar is a collection of social justice events in the Portland area (and sometimes, within driving distance). This post is specifically for events that are in the month of February 2018 and later. 

 Links here go to pdxactivist.org, "a collaborative community calendar ... to move information about activism and resistance in Portland out of corporate silos like Facebook. This is a place to share ... events ... open to public participation."

KBOO is doing a kickstarter. More info is available here.

Thanks, KBOO members & contributors, for your support. And thanks to Ismoon for research, and Joe Frazier for photos. 

Ongoing

Monday January 15 to Thursday June 28

Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years
Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park

Friday January 19 to 

50 Years of KBOO: OHS Exhibition
Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park

Thursday February 1 to 

Elements of Reclamation - Exhibition
Ori Gallery, 4038 N Mississippi

Wednesday February 7 to 

Me, Myself & It Exhibitions
 PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

Thursday February 22 to Saturday March 3

The Christians, a play benefitting Water1st International 
First Congregational UCC, 1126 SW Park

Thursday February 1

An Afternoon with Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, Marshall Islands poet and climate change activist 
 Madison High School, 2735 NE 82nd

In the Wake: Blackness and Being: PSU Black Futures Reading Group - RSVP
 through  PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

Elements of Reclamation - Opening Reception
 Ori Gallery, 4038 N Mississippi

RESCHEDULED Black Lives Matter Opening Night at the Woodlawn MIC
 Woodlawn Methodist Church, 1425 NE Dekum

Civics Toolbox (Right2BHeard)
 Cascade Park Community Library, Vancouver

Free Screening of Priced Out
 Portsmouth Union Church, 4775 N Lombard

North Portland Legislative Session Preview
 PCC Cascade, 705 N Killingsworth

Crop Diversity: Change Your Palate, Change the Future (PUGS)
 through  SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main

February Meeting with Candidates for Commissioner Position No. 3
 Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, 7211 SE 62nd

So I get to vote for DA - What should I know?
 King City Civic Center Clubhouse

Celebrating jazz singer & activist Mary Elizabeth Lockridge - the Million Dollar Grandma
 Clark County Historical Museum

Friday February 2

Vancouver: Electing Democratic Women Meet and Greet
 Java House, Vancouver

Connecting with Communities of Voters (City Club of Portland)
 Sentinel Hotel, 614 SW 11th

Black History Month Empowerment in Unity Social
 Evergreen High School, Vancouver

Sen. Ron Wyden Town Hall
 David Douglas High School, 1001 SE 135th

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

What Matters: Songs of Social Justice (Friday night show)
 Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st

Saturday February 3

Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation with Dr. Christena Cleveland
 First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson

How to Apologize (PUGS)
 Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour
 Little Big Burger, 3747 N Mississippi

PROTEST Greg Walden and shills for the NRA and Russia
 Airport Holiday Inn, 8439 NE Columbia

NRA WTF OMG honors Komrades for installation of Kommander Trump
 Airport Holiday Inn, 8439 NE Columbia

Paying It Forward Store Free Clothing Event
 Living Hope Baptist Church, 3130 SE 148th

Buffalo Soldiers in Vancouver and Portland
 Fort Vancouver Visitor Center

U.S. Saudi Coalition: bringing peace or war?
 PSU Lincoln Hall, 1620 SW Park

Tender Table: Haya Bashir, Maya Vivas, Shayla Lawson
 In Other Words, 14 NE Killingsworth

Budrus screening (Jewish Voice for Peace)
 Bilal Masjid, Beaverton

What Matters: Songs of Social Justice (Saturday night show)
 Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st

Portland's Resistance Resistance Ball
 p:ear, 338 NW 6th

Sunday February 4

Washington County Town Hall: Senator Ron Wyden
 Century High School, Hillsboro

Gresham United Methodist Church Peace and Justice Team Event
 Gresham United Methodist Church

Postcard Party - We Heart Democracy
 Oregon City Brewing Company

Revolutionary Reading: How Europe Underveloped Africa
 Southeast Grind, 1223 SE Powell

Municipal Broadband PDX Weekly Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

Monday February 5

African American Read In
 Garden Home Community Library, 7475 SW Oleson

Brainstorm: Social Event for Portland Assembly & Folks Curious about PA
 Cider Riot, 807 NE Couch

Resistance & Resilience (Public Theology and Christ Church: Portland)
 Century, 930 SE Sandy

Malcolm X, benefitting for Resolutions NW
 Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Tuesday February 6

Resist Trump Tuesday at Senator Wyden's
 911 Federal Building, 911 NE 11th

Ship Books to Prisoners! Volunteer with us!
 In Other Words, 14 NE Killingsworth

CHAT: Cully Housing Action Team Meeting
 Living Cully Plaza, 6723 NE Killingsworth

Not Broken Screening & Community Listening Session on Mental Health
 Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne

Resistance Forums: State Senate District 24
 David Douglas High School, 1001 SE 135th

Workshop with Penny Arcade: "Speak Truth to Power: Cultural & Political Activism"
 PICA, 15 NE Hancock

Portland's African American Boys: How to Be an Ally (Portland Underground Grad School)
 through  Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont

Wednesday February 7

Me, Myself & It Exhibitions
 through  PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

Issa Vibe, It's a Black Feminist Cypher: PSU Black Futures Reading Group - RSVP
 through  PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

No Methanol! No Pipelines! Comment writing workshop
 St. Luke's Episcopal Church / Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas, Vancouver

Different Strokes: A Panel of Black Creatives and Entrepreneurs
 PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

Oregon CareWorks East Portland Chapter Meeting
 SEIU Local 503, 6401 SE Foster at Holgate

A discussion on Timothy Snyder’s 2017 book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
 PNCA - Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway

Heart Event: Improving access to mental health care for all women
 The Evergreen, 618 SE Alder

Harm Reduction in Portland
 Lucky Labrador Brew Pub on N Killingsworth, 1700 N Killingsworth

The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
 The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy

Thursday February 8

Thawing ICE: Mindful Walk for Immigrant Justice
 Portland ICE Detention Center, 4310 SW Macadam

Understanding Oppression (YWCA of Greater Portland)
 YWCA of Greater Portland, 4610 SE Belmont

Portland ABC Meet n' Greet/ Letter Writing Night
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

Willamette Women Democrats February Program
 Home Builders of Association, Lake Oswego

The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why It Matters Today
 PSU Lincoln Hall, 1620 SW Park

Leadership Clark County Informational Open House
 Warehouse '23, Vancouver

Native Professionals & Friends Night at Froelick Gallery
 Froelick Gallery, 714 NW Davis

YW ACT February Meeting: Resolve to Resist; A Civic Engagement Panel
 YWCA of Greater Portland, 4610 SE Belmont

White Supremacy in Oregon: History and Current Issues - 6 wk course
 Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont

SOLD OUT: Claudia Rankine: Portland Arts & Lectures
 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway

Friday February 9

Safe Communities Task Force Public Community Meeting
 YWCA Clark County

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

Indivisible Greater Vancouver February Meeting
 ILWU Local 4, Vancouver

Pinkwashing Exposed screening
 5th Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall

Saturday February 10

49th Legislative District WA Democrats February General Meeting
 ILWU Local 4, Vancouver

Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) Study Circle
 Kailash Ecovillage, 4311 SE 37th

Dia de Accion del Inmigrante l Immigrant Action Day
 Chemeketa Community College, Salem

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour
 Little Big Burger, 3747 N Mississippi

Let's Talk: Active Consent
 Cascade Park Community Library, Vancouver

2018 Efryting cold weather survival gear Drive
 Eagles Lodge (F.O.E.#3256), 4904 SE Hawthorne

Love Letters to Net Neutral Municipal Broadband
 Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th

Quanice Hayes Angelversary 2 - Peaceful Protest
 Portland Police Bureau East Precinct, 737 SE 106th

Resistencia, PCASC Film Night
 IWW Hall, 2249 E Burnside

That's What She Said: Heart Eyes! A benefit for SAGE.
 The Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis

Sunday February 11

Civil Rights, Then and Now: 1960s/1970s Civil Rights leaders
 Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park

Municipal Broadband PDX Weekly Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

Monday February 12

Clean Energy Jobs Day Of Action
 Oregon State Capitol, Salem

Social Justice Through Art (LC Inclusion Multicultural Engagement)
 Lewis & Clark College

Keaton Otis Vigil
 NE 6th & NE Halsey

When Harry Met Sally benefitting the Sunshine Division
 Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Tuesday February 13

Resist Trump Tuesday at Senator Merkley's
 World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon

Pre-Valentine's Day Happy Hour with Color PAC!
 Tryst, 19 SW 2nd

LOCATION CHANGE - Resistance Forums: Multnomah County Commissioner District 2
 Portsmouth Union Church, 4775 N Lombard

Voices of the Homeless - Panel discussion
 Barn Nonprofit Center, 618 NW Glisan

Meeting the Challenge of American Immigration
 Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders

Silvia Federici: #MeToo and New Forms of Capital Accumulation
 SEIU Local 503, 6401 SE Foster at Holgate

Wednesday February 14

Valentines for Clean Air Lobby Day
 Oregon State Capitol, Salem

White Supremacy on Trial in Oregon - Justice for Larnell Bruce
 Multnomah County Courthouse, 1021 SW 4th

CANCELLED -  Free Groceries - Mobile Market Distribution
 Centennial High School, 3505 SE 182nd

Humanity Teeters on the Brink of World War
 PSU Urban Center, 506 SW Mill

Thursday February 15

Activating Cultural Empathy (YWCA of Greater Portland)
 YWCA of Greater Portland, 4610 SE Belmont

Show Opening — Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics
 PNCA - Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway

Intercultural Experience: Love Potluck (Center for Intercultural Wellness)
 NW Natural, 220 NW Second

Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon
 Marylhurst University

2nd Annual NW Black Comedy Festival
 through  Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook

Friday February 16

SOLD OUT:Interrupting Hate in Public Spaces

2nd Annual NW Black Comedy Festival
 through  Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

Whitenoise project 9: Remembering Quanice Hayes
 Milepost 5, 850 NE 81st

Blackout Black Panther Movie Night
 Regal Cinemas Division Street, 16603 SE Division

Saturday February 17

White Ally Toolkit 101
 Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver

WashCo Dems Rapid Response Team
 Democratic Party of Washington County, Hillsboro

Vancouver WA NAACP Monthly Meeting and Potluck
 Vancouver Housing Authority

Community Service and Feed In
 Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church, 111 NE Failing

Lunar New Year Dragon Parade
 The Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour
 Little Big Burger, 3747 N Mississippi

Portland DSA Feminist Branch Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

White Ally Toolkit 201: Deepening your ally skills
 Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver

Power, Privilege and Racial Diversity in Oregon
 West Linn Library

This is What Diversity Looks Like! Rally at PSU
 PSU South Park Blocks, 1600-1900 SW Park

Bellies Do Good! Supporting a Safe Space for Womxn
 First Congregational UCC, 1126 SW Park

Sunday February 18

White Ally Toolkit--free event
 Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver

African American Read-In
 North Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth

Black History & Culture Trivia Night (Urban League of Portland Young Professionals)
 Urban League of Portland, 10 N Russell

Municipal Broadband PDX Weekly Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

Film Screening: Big Pharma
 Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Monday February 19

Your Fault for Listening LIVE! (podcast)
 Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 NE MLK Jr

Tuesday February 20

16th Annual Faith Labor Breakfast!
 St. Andrew Catholic Church / Iglesia Catolica San Andres, 806 NE Alberta

Restorative Justice Circle Training
 Northwest Health Foundation, 221 NW 2nd

Resist Trump Tuesday at Senator Wyden's
 911 Federal Building, 911 NE 11th

Resistance Forums: Portland City Council Position 3
 IRCO, 10301 NE Glisan

White Ally Toolkit
 First Unitarian, 1211 SW Main

SW Portland ACLU People Power Meeting
 Hillsdale Library, 1525 SW Sunset Blvd

Wednesday February 21

Portland NAACP Political Action Committee Meeting
 Cerulean Wine, 1439 NW Marshall

Metro Candidate Endorsement w/BerniePDX
 The Watershed, 5040 SE Milwaukie

Thursday February 22

Free Renters' Rights Workshop
 Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd

Friday February 23

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

Saturday February 24

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour
 Little Big Burger, 3747 N Mississippi

Chemawa Birthday Pow Wow
 Chemawa Indian School, Salem

The House on Coco Road - All African Peoples Revolutionary Party Film Series
 SEIU Local 503, 6401 SE Foster at Holgate

Sunday February 25

Mel Gurtov on Engaging North Korea
 Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th

Portland DSA General Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

A4BL PDX - Lunar New Year Gathering - RSVP by 2/23
 Yale Union, 800 SE 10th

Municipal Broadband PDX Weekly Meeting
 Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th

Monday February 26

ACLU Benefit: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
 The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy

Tuesday February 27

Resist Trump Tuesday at Senator Merkley's
 World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon

Friends of the Multnomah County Library's Friends & Family Night Benefit
 Market Street Pub, 1526 SW 10th

Resistance Forums: Portland City Council Position 2
 First Unitarian, 1211 SW Main

Wednesday February 28

Task Force Monthly Meeting (Human Trafficking Task Force of Clark County)
 YWCA Clark County

Every 28 days: a feminine products drive (Share of Vancouver WA)
 Mill Creek Pub, Battle Ground

City Council votes on Mandatory Relocation Assistance ordinance
 Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th

Dr. David R. Williams on Getting to Health Equity, Unthank Lecture
 Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th

Benefit to Build a System of Social Change (Don't Shoot Portland)
 Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 SW Morrison

Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed
 Old Liberty Theater, Ridgefield WA

Thursday March 1

Me, Myself & It [closing reception]
 PSU Smith Center, 1825 SW Broadway

Workers Demand Healthcare! Fix It screening
 Fort Vancouver High School

Friday March 2

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

Saturday March 3

The Native American Parent Association of SW Washington Annual Traditional Pow Wow
 Heritage High School, Vancouver

Sunday March 4

Radiance of Resistance Documentary Screening
 MET (Muslim Educational Trust), Tigard

Tuesday March 6

Understanding Trauma and Building Resiliency - RSVP
 through  Resolutions Northwest, 2538 NE Broadway

Wednesday March 7

Oregon CareWorks East Portland Chapter Meeting
 SEIU Local 503, 6401 SE Foster at Holgate

Thursday March 8

Thawing ICE: Mindful Walk for Immigrant Justice
 Portland ICE Detention Center, 4310 SW Macadam

International Women’s Strike
 Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th

Multnomah County Dems Central Committee Meeting
 Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th

Friday March 9

Food Not Bombs PDX Friday Serving
 Brooklyn Action Corps, 3925 SE Milwaukie

Gentleman Bank Robber film at Hollywood Theatre
 The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy

Saturday March 10

Social Change for Social Justice Saturdays
 Woodlawn Methodist Church, 1425 NE Dekum

Homeward: Transition Projects Impact Gala
 Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park

Monday March 12

Keaton Otis Vigil
 NE 6th & NE Halsey

 

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