The Politics of Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2014 By William Loren Katz (taken from: https://zinnedproject.org/2014/11/the-politics-of-thanksgiving-day/) With family excitement building with the approach of Thanksgiving, you would never know November was Native American History Month. We would do well to recognize Native American resistance to colonialism on Thanksgiving instead of the myths about Native American dinner with Pilgrims. Thanksgiving remains the most treasured holiday in …

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Delegations

DELEGATIONS ARE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF VOICES’ VISION OF ACCOMPANIMENT. Since the late 1980s, Voices has been hosting groups coming from the US. Delegations usually run from 7-9 days and offer participants the opportunity to learn about the country’s history and its current important social movements for justice, peace and development taking place. →   TYPES …

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Five Days of Opportunity! Saturday April 15th – Wednesday April 19th

We are very pleased to share that our community will be welcoming two guests in the coming week from Colombia and Cuba.  Please join in the learning and sharing!   SATURDAY, APRIL 15th, 6-9pm PSU Smith Memorial Student Union 338, Vanport Room. We are pleased to welcome Carmenza Tez-Juagibioy: Solidarity: “For the Earth, For Life, …

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January Calendar: PCASC Mtg 1/17, Immigrant Support: Sat 1/14, Sun 1/15, Tue 1/17, Sat 1/28, United Front Sat 1/21

When: Saturday, January 14th, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM What: United for Immigrant Rights March & Rally Who: Causa Oregon Where: Oregon State Capitol 900 Court St. NE, Salem When: Sunday January 15 at 3 PM – 5 PM What: Oregon Sanctuary Assembly: Faith Institutions & Members Who: Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice Where: 1314 …

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Fri Oct 21 Paying the Price for Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson, a Film

Friday, October 21, 7:00 PM $5 – $20 donation requested. No one turned away. The First Unitarian Church of Portland 1011 S.W. 12th Ave., Portland, OR Brian Willson will be present for Q&A following the film. Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace as he was run over and nearly killed by a military train during …

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Oct 23-24 Bolivarian Grassroots Organizing – LGBTQ Collective, Afro-Venezuelan organizer

Join us to engage with Venezuelan organizers Maria Gabriela Pilar del Blanco & Paola Martucci Gómez, of the Sex and Gender Diversity Revolutionary Alliance (ASGDRe).  ASGDRe is an organization focused on building consciousness about the LGBTQ struggle in Latin America and the Caribbean. Their organization recently celebrated 7 years since its founding and has worked …

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Join us Tuesday October 4th for Board Meeting!

There’s a lot going on in the next few weeks and PCASC wants YOU! WHO: The Core Team (board) and all interested WHAT: Planning for the next few weeks of visitors and events, and what comes next WHERE: PCASC office, 2249 E Burnside WHEN: Tuesday, October 4th, 7-9pm See you there!