Scenes from the 2022 MultDems Picnic

MultDems Picnic 2022

Many dozens of MultDems, including lots of PCPs and electeds, enjoyed a sunny afternoon barbecue at Gresham’s Red Sunset Park on July 14th. The crowd was energized by lively speeches from U.S. Congress candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, Gresham City Council member Eddy Morales, Oregon State Senators Lew Frederick and Michael…

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“Freedom”: Remembering the First Juneteenth

by Rosa Colquitt, PhD, Democratic Party of Oregon Vice Chair, DPO Black Caucus Chair On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden said these words on the occasion of signing legislation into law establishing June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day:  “I have to say to you, I’ve only been president for several months, but I think…

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Thank you to Polaris Dance Theatre: 2022 Candidates Forum

For the first time since the pandemic, Multnomah County Democrats hosted a live forum with candidates for city and county positions on April 28 at Polaris Dance Theatre in NW Portland, We thank Polaris Dance Theatre for donating the space and facilities for our return to live candidates events. Multnomah County Democrats Chair Julio Castilleja stated, “On behalf of…

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National Day of Action for Abortion Rights May 14

Join Women’s March Foundation, Planned Parenthood, and partners for a national day of action. Planning is underway for the Bans Off Our Bodies Abortion Rally on Saturday, May 14th, from 2pm-5pm Stand up for your rights and support activists and the local, state and national legislators who are fighting for abortion rights. Learn more about…

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Join us Sunday August 27th for the Hawthorne Street Fair!

MultDems will have a booth at the very popular Hawthorne Street Fair on Sunday, Aug. 27. Let us know what you’re thinking and find out how you can get involved! If you would like to volunteer to staff our booth, we need enthusiastic Democrats to help out! Contact Carolanne Fry and Sally Joughin at 42Leader@MultDems.org.

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Thank you to all who joined us at the Community Care Festival!

A heartfelt thank you to all you wonderful people and organizations that filled the Sokhum Tauch Community Center and spilled out on to the IRCO plaza last Saturday for our third annual Community Care Festival! Between us, this is what Community Care looks like: Fun and Food! The children were well cared for with face-painting…

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Join us at the Community Care Festival Sat July 22nd!

The Community Care Festival is this Saturday, July 22nd from 11 AM to 3 PM! Sokhom Tauch Community Center (gym) Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) 10301 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97220 (Google Maps Link) Building Community through Arts, Food and Fun! FREE and family friendly! Arts and food from various cultures Social services…

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