September 17, 2018 AAA

THE MIDTERMS ARE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018, 50 DAYS FROM TODAY. September 17, 2018 Dear OSTPDX, We have been busy! We have been researching our races. (See our new flyers summarizing OSTPDX’s election positions and talking points for the Kate Brown campaign at https://bit.ly/2D3rpy0 https://bit.ly/2xkDkChhttps://bit.ly/2QCY6os https://bit.ly/2PFjKau). We have been canvassing, yardsigning,  fundraising, postcarding, and phonebanking. We had an amazing fall midterms kick-off meeting, that is summarized below. But right now we need to focus on opposing the Brett Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court. If Kavanaugh joins SCOTUS, we are looking at the…

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September 10, 2018 Events & Actions

Dear OSTPDX, After last week’s confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh proved to be a complete disaster, with the entire GOP rallying behind him, we’ve got to not only stay focused on fighting this administration nationally but continue to fully support our local candidates to push them over the finish line successfully this November. The countdown to the Midterm Elections is on and we need to get to work. There’s plenty of ideas to stay engaged in this week’s list of events and actions. Here’s a list of upcoming events and actions:  OSTPDX’s…

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September 3, 2018 Events & Actions

Dear OSTPDX, With only 63 days left until the 2018 Midterm Elections, there’s plenty of work to be done to not only take back the House but the Senate too! Together, we are the Blue Wave! I hope you will find something that piques your interest in this week’s list of events and actions and you are inspired to try something new. Here’s a list of upcoming events and actions: OSTPDX’s Next Meeting: Please join us September 11, 6:45 PM AT THE HOLLYWOOD SENIOR CENTER, 1820 NE 40th Ave, Portland, OR…

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Activism In Your Pajamas! OSTPDX Call For Writers Of LTEs

WRITE LETTERS-TO-THE-EDITOR FOR KATE BROWN Please join One Small Thing PDX (OSTPDX) in the important and relatively easy work of writing letters-to-the-editor in support of Kate Brown! Letters-to-the-editor (LTEs) are very short and easy to write. And you don’t even have to sign your own name, if you’d rather not. You can be a ghostwriter. If you’re a subject-matter expert, you might want to write a longer op-ed piece. The LTE campaign will show you how. Participants will simply have to check a few Oregon newspapers regularly for stories or…

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August 27, 2018 Events & Actions

Dear OSTPDX,With the Midterm Elections rapidly approaching, this list of events and actions is continuing to grow each week with a flurry of activities to build a massive blue wave. In collaboration with other local grassroots organizations, we have been busy fundraising, writing postcards, phone banking and canvassing and would be happy to see some new faces come out to join us. Together, we can make the 2018 Midterms a huge success!Here’s a list of upcoming events and actions: OSTPDX’s Next Meeting: Please join us September 11, 6:45 PM AT THE HOLLYWOOD…

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August 20, 2018 AAA

THE MIDTERMS ARE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018, 77 DAYS FROM TODAY. August 20, 2018 Dear OSTPDX, As we ramp up for the midterms, OSTPDX owes a huge debt of gratitude to our social media coordinator and Leadership Team member extraordinaire, Sara McKinney, who is sending out 3 weekly email blasts a month. Having weekly emails makes it possible for us to stay more current on the multitude of events and activities supporting the 19 campaigns we’ve identified Thank you, Sara!! Now is the time for everyone to pick a campaign…

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August 13, 2018 Events & Actions

Dear OSTPDX, There are 84 days left until the November 6 Midterm Elections-let’s make every one of these days count. Take a look at our list of upcoming actions and events to stay engaged and help build the Blue Wave. THE OSTPDX BBQ is tomorrow, Tuesday, August 14 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Jacque Abel jacque.abel@comcast.net if you haven’t done so already. All Task Force members are especially encouraged to come! Please note that the start time has changed from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Here’s a list of upcoming events and actions: …

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August 6, 2018 AAA

Dear OSTPDX, As the midterm elections approach, local campaigns and activist groups are kicking into high-gear, presenting all types of opportunities to stay engaged and active in building the blue wave. Take a look at all of the various activities going on in the area and consider doing something new! Mark your calendars for the OSTPDX BBQ Tuesday, August 14 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Jacque Abel jacque.abel@comcast.net. All Task Force members are especially encouraged to come! Please note that the start time has changed from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Here’s a list of upcoming events…

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July 23, 2018 AAA

THE MIDTERMS ARE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018, 108 DAYS FROM TODAY. July 23, 2018 Dear OSTPDX, During these past two weeks: ·        Children are still in cages ·        A dozen more Russians are charged with conspiracy to subvert the 2016 elections ·        A Russian agent who worked with the NRA is arrested ·        Trump rips NATO and cozies up to Putin, shocking his intelligence advisors ·        Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS nomination is teed up In the unexpected wins category: ·        The FCC’s decision to send the Sinclair-Tribune merger (which would greatly…

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July 9, 2018 AAA

THE MIDTERMS ARE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018, 121 DAYS FROM TODAY. July 9, 2018 Dear OSTPDX, The news has been bad. The Trump administration is committing human rights abuses in the name of the American people. The Kennedy resignation gives Trump an opportunity to shift SCOTUS sharply to the right at a time when it may be called upon to make decisions affecting his presidency. It will also likely review Roe v. Wade, the Affordable Care Act, and other important human and civil rights laws and precedents and may well overturn…

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