Member Spotlight: Paul Choi

In this Member Spotlight, we asked a new Multnomah County Democrat to tell us his story. Paul was an integral part of the Communications Group effort to overhaul the MultDems website. Paul was able to take the design work done by the team and previous volunteers and single-handedly deliver the streamlined site which just launched…

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Member Spotlight: Deian Salazar

Editor’s Note: Deian is the MultDems Youth Committee Chair, a District Leader and a Precinct Committee Person for House District 47. He ran for David Douglas School Board in 2021. A young activist working on progressive causes, including disability rights, he shares the reasons why he is proud to be a Multnomah County Democrat. How…

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Tribal Sovereignty Legislative Action Study Group:

Making Lives Better for Indigenous People in Multnomah County and Beyond by Elisha Big Back (Northern Cheyenne) and Ruth Jensen (Tlingit) The purpose of the Tribal Sovereignty Legislative Action Study Group is to advance Indigenous priorities and connect with Indigenous cultures. The Group takes collective action monthly to advocate for Indigenous issues. All Democrats and non-affiliated voters…

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Climate Action Team Update

by Tracy Farwell and Britton Taylor The climate crisis is top of mind as the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) comes to a close in Glasgow. A coalition of local environmental and climate groups put together their own programming to align with the UN Conference. On November 1st, the COP26 Coalition Portland called for the Oregon…

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How To Convince Reluctant Friends to Get Vaccinated

a conversation with Rep. Lisa Reynolds (HD 36) More than 80 percent of adults vaccinated in Oregon so far, and many children are now eligible to get their first doses. However, even some vaccinated parents are worried about getting shots for their kids, for fear of possible side effects. We asked Oregon state Rep. Lisa…

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An active PCP reflects on what redistricting means for his North Portland neighborhood, and what he’s doing now to prepare for the 2022 elections

As a result of the state’s growth in population over the past decade, Oregon recently earned a new Congressional seat. House Speaker Tina Kotek created a special committee to draw congressional district lines, and Governor Brown signed the measure hours after it passed the legislature. The new lines divide Portland into three districts, and the…

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