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photos from June 4 anti-Trump demonstration in Portland
PDX Stands Against Hate
Published: 05 August 2017

On June 4, Portland Stands United Against Hate, with the endorsement of 70+ community, faith, labor, and student organizations, peacefully rallied at City Hall with over 1,500 concerned residents to send a message to far right bigots, who were staging a “Trump Free Speech” rally across the street.

On Sunday, Aug. 6, the same groups are staging a “Freedom March” on the waterfront at the Salmon Street fountain. 

Counter-demonstrators affiliated with the groups listed below are gathering in solidarity with communities who are under attack and calling on activists and concerned residents to join a peaceful mass mobilization on the Portland waterfront, in front of the Battleship Oregon Memorial (SW Pine) at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 6.

Initial endorsers for this event include:

  • Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance
  • VOZ Workers Rights Education Project
  • Council on American Islamic Relations - Oregon
  • Portland Jobs with Justice
  • Portland International Socialist Organization
  • Portland Peaceful Response Coalition
  • YWCA of Greater Portland
  • Veterans for Peace 72
  • Jewish Voice for Peace
  • March for Truth PDX
  • Portland's UnShul
  • Congregation Shir Tikvah
  • Freedom Socialist Party
  • SW Washington Coalition Action Network

 

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