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You’re Invited! Indivisible 97201 Monthly Meeting Tomorrow
Our friends at Indivisible 97201 based in downtown Portland have extended an invitation to all OST members to join them tomorrow, Tuesday, November 24, at their monthly Zoom meeting.
John Horvick, the Director of Political Research at DHM Research, a local nonpartisan opinion research firm, will be the speaker. He’ll be giving an overview of the recent election and what lies ahead in his talk “Oregon 2020: A Review of the Election, What It Means, and What’s to Come.” A timely topic for all of us!
To join the call, which begins at 5:00pm and goes until 6:30, you need to register in advance at this link. Horvick will begin his remarks at 20 minutes past the hour.
Phone Bank for Georgia’s Runoff Races
Georgia’s two runoff races hold the key to who controls the Senate for the first two years of the Biden/Harris administration: Mitch McConnel or the Democrats!
For you those of you who want to make calls in support of the two Democratic challengers, Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock, Flip the West is hosting virtual phone banks that are easy to use, include training, take place daily, and are also conveniently available at a time you choose.
To sign up, visit their website.
Emergency Legislative Session under Consideration
Oregon lawmakers are considering an emergency session in face of the rising toll of coronavirus in the state, which would be dependent on Governor Brown declaring the situation a catastrophic disaster. To read about the prospects of this happening, read this Oregon Public Broadcasting article.
OSTPDX Leadership Team Taking Stock
In this time of transition, the leadership team of OSTPDX is continuing to take a look at what’s been achieved over the past four years and what challenges lie ahead. As the 2021 legislative agenda has not been released yet, it’s an opportunity to renew and reflect as we reconfirm our commitment to progressive activism.
Any thoughts, input, suggestions, or interest in getting more involved you may have are most welcomed. Please reach out individually or send an email to email@example.com.
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!