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 A4D Monthly Meetings 
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A4D April Meeting - Hybrid

Finally, a map for personal climate action! On April 25, 2023, at 6:30pm we will learn how to have a healthier home, lower our utility bills, and reduce carbon emissions! Electrify PDX and Electrify Now will show us how to make our very own electrification plan. Attend in person or via Zoom by registering here.


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A4D November Meeting

Our November 22, meeting featured State Senator Michael Dembrow, who helped us deconstruct election results.

A4D July Meeting

On July 26,A4D had its annual summer celebration party.  The weather was warm, but there was plenty of food, drinks, and camaraderie. Speakers included Oregon’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Sen. Michael Dembrow, and Representatives Tawna Sanchez, Thuy Tran, and Travis Nelson.  

A4D June Meeting

   A candidate for Clackamas County Elections Clerk, Catherine McMullen, is running

   against Sherry Hall, the person who is responsible for the debacle of the recent vote

   count in Clackamas County.  She spoke at our monthly meeting.  Here is an overview

   of the meeting along with co-chair Mary Chaffin's remarksOther 

   meeting highlights included steps you can take following the Supreme Court’s devastating

   Roe vs Wade overthrow, an overview of the signature-gathering effort to put Initiative Petition

   17, a gun safety measure, on the November ballot, and A4D candidate endorsements. 

A4D May Meeting

   Brett Walter spoke at our monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 24,

   at 5:00pm.  Brett explained how you can use his Climate Action

   Now app in your climate advocacy. Here is a summary of the

   meeting, and here is a primary election update by Mary Chaffin.

A4D April Meeting

   U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici of District 1 spoke

   at our monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 26, at 5:00pm.  Here is a

   link to the recorded meeting; pw is #zY2yB*Q. 

A4D March Meeting

   was held on March 22, at 5:00pm.  Representative Lisa Reynolds 

   spoke about the short Legislative session:  "2022 Legislative Session

   Recap".  Here are links to her end-of-session newsletter, her talk 

   and a meeting summary.

A4D February Meeting

   was held on February 22, at 5:00 pm.  Portland City Commissioner

   Jo Ann Hardesty was our guest.  Here is a report on the meeting.

A4D January, 2022, Meeting

   was held on January 25, 2022.  Dan Ryan, Portland City
   Commissioner, was the speaker.  Here are the opening remarks and

   a recap of the meeting.

A4D November Meeting

   was on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 5:00pm.  Multnomah

   County Commissioners Sharon Meieran, Southwest District 1,

   and Susheela Jaypal, Northeast District 2, were our guest

   speakers.  Both commissioners are known for their work on

   houselessness as well as other timely issues facing our region today.

   Here is a link to the meeting summary, the slides used by
  Commissioner Jaypal, and a video recording of the Zoom meeting.

A4D October Meeting

   was on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 5:00pm. We learned about
Preparations to Receive Afghan Evacuees in Portland.  Here is the

   meeting summary.

A4D September Meeting 

   Our September meeting was on Tuesday, September 28,

   2021, at 5:00pm.  Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum was 

   the speaker.  Here are Opening Remarks, Recording (password

   act4democracy!), Agenda and Meeting Summary.  Here's a recent

   action by Attorney General Rosenblum regarding gun ordinances.

"Democracy Can't Wait" Stand on Every Corner event

   Encouraging Senators to pass the For the People Act.  We displayed

   signs on the I-405 overpass from 5 to 6pm, Tuesday, August 10

We Had a Party!  

   A celebration of the first six months of Act for

   Democracy!  Tuesday, July 27 from 5:00-

   7:00pm, with opening remarks.  See more

   photos of the event here.

A4D June Meeting and Agenda
   Tuesday, June 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm  
Norman Turrill and Chris Cobey of the League of  Women
on redistricting.

   A summary of this meeting can be found here.    Opening remarks are 

   here.  A handout on the topic is here.  The slides from the talk are here.

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