Join the fun and raise funds for the Multnomah County Democrats at the 2023 Comedy Night on Oct. 13, featuring host and headliner Carl Wolfson with hilarious sets by Susan Rice and David Seung.
Sixty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech at the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” Celebrated as one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century, and carried live by television across the nation, the speech continues to inspire Democrats. Democratic Party of Oregon Chair Rosa Colquitt, PhD, reflects on the meaning of the March and speech today.
Attention all Multnomah County Democrats: please join us at the 2023 State Platform Convention happening on August 18-20 at Western Oregon University by completing our handy signup form! The deadline for signing up is July 19th at 5pm. Thanks for your interest and we’ll look forward to seeing you there!
Over the many years of celebrating Juneteenth, widely known as “Freedom Day,” we can scarcely imagine the depths of the emotions and the fear of the unknown for the newly freed Black men, women and children of Texas. Today, as Oregon prepares to celebrate Juneteenth 2023, Dr. Rosa Colquitt PhD, State Party Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon, shares her amazement about June 17, 2021, the day President Joe Biden signed a bill into law establishing June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day.
Help raise funds for the Multnomah County Democrats and join the fun when Poison Waters and special performers present Drag Queen Bingo. on Sunday, May 21 at the Darcelle XV Showcase in Portland.
Michael Burleson, Chair of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County, applauds the moral courage of Justin Jones, Justin Pearson, and Gloria Johnson in standing up for the safety of Tennessee children. I condemn the expulsion of Justin Jones and Justin Pearson from the Tennessee legislature.
Contributed by Tracy Farwell, MultDems PRLC and Climate Action Committee Member The Oregon Seismic Resilience Planning is in disarray, while the geologic threat is inescapable. Our current 50-year plan ignores near term event trend data. Catastrophic costs to Portland, to Oregon, and to Federal Resources must be managed by immediate short term investment in…