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Opinion: Rene Gonzalez’s Tent Ban is Cruel

By Michael Burleson | March 12, 2023

In February, Portland City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez banned Portland Street Response from distributing tents to the houseless citing fire danger. Multnomah County Democrats Chair Michael Burleson urges Gonzales to reverse course on this response to the housing crisis in Portland.

Oregon Arts Caucus

New: Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus

By Multco Dems | March 2, 2023

Celebrating the launch of the Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus on February 27, at Salem’s Elsinore Theatre. Hundreds of arts organizations from around the state, along with dozens of state legislators, attended the event. MultDem state rep Rob Nosse is coordinating the bipartisan caucus.

Run for Something Candidate training

Run for Something: How about your local school board?

By Dannelle D. Stevens | February 12, 2023

Run for Something: Is this the year for you to step up and run for the school board? Yes! Sign up for the Candidate Training:
Saturday, March 4, 12 to 4 on Zoom.

Save the Date March 5: Multnomah Democrats Present DRAG QUEEN BINGO with host POISON WATERS

By Britton Taylor | February 8, 2023

The Multnomah Democrats are proud to announce a fun afternoon of drag, bingo and raffles on Sunday, March 5th, at the world-famous Darcelle XV Showplace at 208 NW 3rd Avenue in Portland.  This fabulous event will be hosted by Portland icon and one-of-a-kind personality Poison Waters, who has been entertaining audiences for over three decades.…

Dacia Grayber, Oregon House District 28

MultDems Member Spotlight: Dacia Grayber

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | February 7, 2023

Dacia Grayber is many things: a firefighter, paramedic, mom and activist. She’s been a PCP and Neighborhood Leader. She served as State Representative for Oregon House of Representatives District 35 during 2021-2023.

Oregon House District 52

MultDems Member Spotlight: Lori Hood

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | January 26, 2023

Lori has been a Precinct Committee Person (PCP) for Oregon House District 52 since 2020. (The state representative for this district is currently a Republican.) She’s been active with the Environmental Caucus including advocating for Rural Timber Tax Fairness, and volunteering on various election campaigns including phone banks, card and letter campaigns. We asked her a few questions about why she is a Democrat.

MultDems Community Action and Engagement

Community Action & Engagement (CA&E) Needs You!

By Guest Contributor | January 23, 2023

by Kelly McCurdy An Opportunity for PCPs and Volunteers to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.Please complete the attached survey and download these shareable resources. As we kick off the new year and new reorganization of our party, we are asking for your direct support in the relaunch of our Community Action & Engagement (CA&E) program. For anyone…

Ricci Susick

MultDems Member Spotlight: Ricci Susick

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | January 20, 2023

Ricci Susick is a newly elected Precinct Committee Person (PCP) in HD 38. She is a retired rehabilitation manager who also worked with the American Physical Therapy Association Government Affairs Committee to get bills sponsored and introduced that moved the profession forward, We asked her a few questions.

Ta'Neshia Renae'

MultDems Member Spotlight: Ta’ Neshia Renae`

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | January 20, 2023

Ta’ Neshia Renae’ is one of the newest Precinct Committee Persons (PCPs) with the Multnomah County Democrats. We asked her a few questions.

Greg Burrill

MultDems Member Spotlight: Greg Burrill

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | January 19, 2023

Greg is a Co-Chair of the Racial Inclusivity Work Group, and he is a PCP in HD-48. He has also been a Neighborhood Leader. Greg is a substitute teacher who is working “to create a world that works for all beings, human and other.” He is active in the teachers union at the local, state…

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