Basic Rights


Impact on the community and recent examples or accomplishments:

Our group has written resolutions calling for support of the Compassionate Change District (which later became Hygiene 4 All), respecting the sovereignty of Venezuela, finding funding for homeless services in Portland, and supporting a $2000 monthly UBI as an emergency Covid response. Additionally, we’ve begun laying the groundwork to launch a public pressure campaign to get our legislators to support an emergency Covid UBI: http://multdems.org/2000now/ Our full platform article can be read here: https://multdems.org/resources/platform-of-the-party/basic-rights/

What skills this committee or volunteer position is looking for:

Researching, coding, writing, campaigning, facilitating, project management, networking, and strong interpersonal skills for coalition building and speaking with legislators.

What other roles and/or positions are in the committee:

Roles are defined by your skill-set and the amount of time you can commit.


For more info, email Mark Nerys at marknerys@gmail.com