Photo Credit: Ivan Radic We human beings are animals, like millions of other species who move about the earth, communicate vocally and visually, gather, harvest, and/or hunt other species for food, and manipulate pieces of … Read more
After spending hours waving signs on street corners around Portland over the past three years, I have noticed an uptick in interest in my Climate Action Now! awareness message. Drivers have communicated their approval with … Read more
“There has to be a way to protect infrastructure while also supporting citizens to express their voices. I urge you to include voices traditionally most vulnerable to all manner of injustices in the process of … Read more
Fares aren’t Fair! On April 26 at 8:45 am, in Room 206 at 1120 SW 5th Avenue, TriMet is proposing a 12% increase in fares! Testify in person at the meeting or submit written testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm … Read more
Long before COP27, I had plans to visit my mom where she was teaching in Egypt, for Christmas. During the COP, XRPDX brought to my, and many others’ attention, the human rights violations against political activists by Egypt’s regime. We rallied at Pioneer Courthouse Square in November in support of Alaa Abd El-Fattah and an estimated 60,000 people unjustly behind bars.
On January 5, 2023, a group of climate change activists who share a passion for art, creativity and resistance, gathered in a house to explore the possibility of forming a creativity-based affinity group. Something special happened … Read more
ANCE (Act Now for Climate Emergency) Report By Diane Meisenhelter During 2022, XRPDX’s ANCE work group monitored and protested the City of Portland’s inaction on reducing GHG emissions. Early in the year we pressured the City … Read more