05 27 2016
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JoAnn Hardfesty at rally to fire Ron Frashour

Tues. Apr. 1st  , 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Race Talks 2  documentary "Local Color: A History of Racism in Portland."  Jefferson High School Cafeteria, 5210 N. Kerby Ave., between Killingsworth & Alberta

Thurs. Apr. 3rd , 5pm –Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform, General Meeting,.  Allen Temple, 4236 NE 8th (at Skidmore)

Tues. Apr. 8th  , 7- 9pm – Race Talks:   McMenamin’s Kennedy School, Gymnasium (5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.)

Wed. Apr. 9th, 6 – 9pm – Second Wednesday Parent Gathering- Portland Parent Union, in struggle against “school pushouts” and the school-to-prison-pipeline, sponsors a confidential parent gathering.  Location TBA.  Call 503-880-9145503-880-9145.

Sat. Apr. 12th, 6 -7 pm – Keaton Otis Vigil – Monthly vigil to demand justice for an unarmed Black man killed by Portland police.  NE Halsey/ NE 6th.  On facebook - Justice for Keaton Otis

The campaign says it is dedicated to building an inclusive grassroots movement to dismantle the New Jim Crow and its racist practices. These practices include mass incarceration, the school-to-prison pipeline, police brutality and the impoverishment of individuals and communities. This effort is led by a broad multi-racial, multi-cultural people and organizations including those most directly affected and their allies.

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(website – www.newjimcrowpdx.wordpress.com)

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(email – newjimcrowpdx@gmail.com)

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