Our latest short film documenting the March for One Oregon immigrant rights bus tour that took place March 5-9th of 2013. The tour was a partnership between the Rural Organizing Project, CAUSA, United Farm Workers, the PCUN migrant farm worker union, and other local organizations. The tour aimed at mobilizing Latino populations and their allies Read more about New Video: Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos[…]
On June 11th local labor activists showed up at the Right 2 Dream Too houseless camp to lend support as they have been facing increasing pressure from the city to vacate their site.
Ryan Gaughan, a ten year employee of New Seasons, was fired on February 6th, 2012, allegedly over taking an extra scoop of rice and tofu on his lunch break.
People in over 80 cities across the US participated in creative and direct actions against corporations that benefit from their relation to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a shadowy “non-profit” that buddies up state legislators with the biggest business interests in the world. In Portland over a thousand people braved the freezing sideways rain Read more about Smart ALEC: Portland F29 Day of Action[…]
The world is now smarter about ALEC. Thousands of people in 80+ in the US and many more abroad gathered to shed light on the shadowy American Legislative Exchange Council and their destructive involvement in communities around the world. #F29 marks the most coordinated global occupy action to date.
So you’ve heard about Seattle and the WTO but have you heard about ALEC?
Portland’s Fast Rattler brings you the bangin’ new cult classic Occupy anthem “Take It To The Streets”. Words were written in part by Utah Phillips and sung by Bodhi Busick.
Building Cultural Bridges is the culmination of a year-long community project to make a film about the experience of coming to America. Covering the cultural and spiritual realities of transition through community dialogues, interviews with immigration service stakeholders, teachers and volunteers, the film provides insight into the transition to life in Portland, OR. The film was made by youth from the Bhutanese refugee community, and edited in collaboration with members of B media Collective. While the film is made through the culturally specific lens of South Asian refugee immigrants, the issues raised and advice given is relevant to all newcomers to America.
Below is a video short from one of the media trainings conducted through the course of this project: […]
Here’s the Portland Shout OUT! People thinking for themselves?!? Acting autonomously!!! Things could get veeerrrry inteerrrresting.