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Today! Text Bank for Jamie

Text bank for Jamie McLeod-Skinner with Indivisible National, Indivisible Sisters, and COIN today, Monday, September 19 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Register here.

Tomorrow Indivisible Tuesday

Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20, is Indivisible Tuesday with Senator Merkley’s staff from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Join virtually through this link.


Phone Bank for Jamie

Call voters for Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Wednesday, September 21, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Sign up here.

Thursday Senator Wyden on the Inflation Reduction Act

Attend a climate conversation with Senator Ron Wyden on Thursday, September 22, at 9:00am. The Senator will discuss key pieces of legislation in the Inflation Reduction Act that relate to climate, including consumer incentives to switch from gas to electric in their homes and cars. Please register here to join the conversation.


Canvass for Jamie

Knock on doors for Jamie McLeod-Skinner during Saturday’s canvass on September 17 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Sign up here.

Write Postcards & Letters

Join Jamie McLeod-Skinner’s postcard-writing team to make sure she’s elected to Congress. For all the information and material you need, please write to: Help is needed now with writing letters and postcards to Oregon voters. You can open an account on Vote Forward’s website and get going on your own. Or you can pick up letters and envelopes from Indivisible Oregon at Migration Brewery, 2828 NE Glisan, on Saturdays. For more detail, follow this link.

Weekend of Action with Voting Is Our Superpower Rally

COIN’s weekend of action kicks off on Saturday, October 1, with the Voting Is Our Superpower Rally at 11:30am at the Bonneville Power Administration Plaza, which is located in front of Senator Wyden’s and Representative Blumenauer’s offices near Lloyd Center. The address is 911 NE 11th Avenue. Cofounder of the Indivisible Project Leah Greenberg will be there along with Jamie McLeod-Skinner, candidate for US Congress District 5, Andrea Salinas, candidate for US Congress District 6, and other COIN-endorsed candidates as the countdown to Election Day 2022 gets underway. Sign up here for the rally with Indivisible groups from throughout Oregon.

Following the rally, the COINvention officially begins. A catered lunch with Leah takes place at 1:30pm and various workshops and break-out sessions go from 2:30-4:30pm. Register here to attend. A evening social event with no-host bar and appetizers starts at 6:30pm at McMenamins Kennedy School. A registration link will be available soon. On Sunday a non-affiliated canvass in Congressional District 5 will take place from noon to 3:00pm. Be sure to check out the COIN website for further details and registration links.

A4D Endorses Ballot Measure 26-228 Proposed New Portland City Charter

If voters approve the proposed new Portland City Charter in November, the following changes will take effect:

  • Voters will rank candidates in order of their preference using ranked choice voting

  • Four new geographic districts with three members elected to each district will expand the city council to 12 members

  • The city council will focus on setting policy and the mayor will be elected citywide to run the city’s day-to-day operations with the help of a city administrator

This video explains the changes. If you don’t have time to watch the entire video, the relevant section starts at 9:09 (9 minutes 9 seconds).

To dive deeper, visit Portland Coalition of Communities of Color for an excellent overview or the City of Portland’s Charter Commission page for a summary.

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