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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2022 Platform Process

The Platform, Resolution and Legislation Committee (PRLC) has completed its work drafting the 2022 Multnomah County Democrats Platform for the Convention to be held on November 6, 2021. Here is the 2022  MCD Platform Final Draft of preamble and planks which will be sent to the Convention for approval. The PRLC has also drafted the…

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Multnomah Democrats 2021 Platform Convention

The Platform, Resolution and Legislation Committee is beginning the work of drafting the 2022 MCD Platform and would like your input over the next few months as we develop the Planks for the Articles that will form the Platform for the Convention to be held on November 6, 2021. The Platform is a compilation of statements of our basic beliefs and…

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Help write the Tribal Sovereignty article for the MultDems’ Platform

You are invited to help re-write the Tribal Sovereignty article of MultDems’ Platform on Monday, August 16 from noon to 1 p.m. The Zoom link is provided below. Here’s the link to the Tribal Sovereignty article of the current (2020) Platform. https://multdems.org/…/platform-of…/tribal-sovereignty/ How can the upcoming (2022) version be improved? What needs to stay? What,…

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2017 Platform Convention November 4th, 2017

MULTNOMAH COUNTY DEMOCRATS Platform Convention November 4, 2017 Davis Douglas High School South Building 1500 SE 130th Portland, OR 9AM to 4PM The purpose of the convention is to gather together as Democrats to discuss who we are, what we view as important in the everyday lives of people and identify legislative actions we think…

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2018 Platform of the Party

PREAMBLE TO THE 2018 PLATFORM We, the members of the Multnomah County Democratic Party, stand for equality, justice and opportunity for all. We believe in the strength of diversity and that it is important to treat each other with dignity and respect. We believe in a community of inclusiveness that demonstrates tolerance. We believe that…

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Drafting the 2016 MultDems Platform

The PRL Committee is in the process of drafting the Multnomah County Democratic Party 2016 Platform and is requesting your input on the contents. You can use the form attached to this post as a guide to organize your thoughts. Please insert your ideas in the outline on the form and return the form to platform@multdems.org. 

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