Help Get Sensible Gun Control on the November Ballot

by Scott Eliasof Another day, another mass shooting. The 10 people killed in Buffalo NY recently make this month’s racially motivated attack at a Buffalo, NY, supermarket the deadliest mass shooting of the year in the United States. More disturbingly, it is also the 198th mass shooting in 2022. Not even 20 weeks into the…

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People Power! Your Questions Answered about Volunteering

by Dannelle D. StevensElection Integrity Study Group We hope you are interested in volunteering for the Democrats! That IS how we win in the long run… People-power, your power is your activism, our power is our activism! Yet, you have to find the best way for you to contribute your energy, your time, and even…

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What’s what in our government…. Ranked Choice Voting Explored

Let’s get smarter about different voting methods like Ranked Choice by Dannelle D. Stevens – Election Integrity Study Group MultDems may have heard rumors that we need to change our voting methods. Other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan, San Francisco and 29 others RankedChoiceVotingCities2021 opted in for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV).  Why would any city…

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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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