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November 2020

Nominations Info Session for the GP NOW 2021 Board

November 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

To encourage clear information & engagement our GP NOW Communications Lead & Election Chair will be hosting an open Zoom to clarify these topics on Sunday, 11/22 at 5pm over Zoom. Here is the link for the info session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82106403195?pwd=RE92b2JLOUxNMTJ0V2FPYXd2cTcvZz09 This is primarily aimed at prospective candidates as well as voting members with questions. There are quite a few things to know, so let's promote clarity! As a follow up, key information will be shared here, as well as provided…

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December 2020

GP NOW Holiday Social & Dec. Meeting (2021 Board election postponed)

December 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

You are invited to the GP NOW Annual Meeting via Zoom on Sunday, Dec. 13th Our agenda No Longer includes election of the 2021 BP NOW Board. Members should receive the Zoom link via email, but if you'd like to ensure you have it, please email greaterportlandnow@gmail.com

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“Bridging the Divide” – Oregon NOW Virtual Event

December 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us!  RSVP via email to get the Zoom link! List to Jamie McLeod-Skinners talk on Bridging the Divide provides techniques on how we can rebuild our social fabric to work together to fix what’s broken and build healthier, more equitable communities and a stronger economy. Jamie McLeod-Skinner is an attorney, regional planner, civil engineer, and small business owner who has bridged divides from rural Oregon to war-torn Kosovo. You may recognize Jamie as a former congressional and Oregon Secretary…

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January 2021

GP NOW Meeting on Jan. 10th – Bylaws Update & More

January 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Save the date,  and review the proposed by-law changes!  

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Pdx Book Club: My Grandmother’s Hands

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This book club is a virtual gathering during your lunch hour ~3rd Tuesdays at Noon In Dec. & Jan. we will be reading & discussing My Grandmother's Hands; Racialized Trauma & the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts & Bodies by Resmaa Menakem   Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/95237742051?pwd=RVRDVDRxd3dqMjdkSTdBMzIwWE5tdz09&fbclid=IwAR3dJNmcFLg-8kMEj367C3-klpNb5zBJRgNXKLDSfc3v_hjVXVLvtoH0N7w#success password: readandact This PDX based book club is a great way to maintain your commitment to anti-racism work. So far we have blended fiction, race theory and non-fiction and it’s been amazing…

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February 2021

GP NOW Monthly Meeting Feb. 2021

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Our next monthly general meeting for GP NOW is Sun. Feb 7th at Noon via Zoom Topics will in Code of Collaboration, Board Elections on March 14th, and updates of teams, working groups & caucuses as well as upcoming programming & activities. The Zoom link is sent to our membership list or email: greaterportlandnow@gmail.com Subject; Feb 2021 Zoom Mtg RSVP  

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2021 OR Legislative Session; Basics of Engagement

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

GP NOW & the Oregon NOW Legislative Task Force are collaborating towards getting our members more engaged in lobbying, letter writing and testifying primarily at the state level. Join us to learn about the: - Process - Calendar/Timeline - Opportunities to engage, influence, lobby - Bills & concepts-  intro how to use the OLIS Bills on the OR NOW Legislative Task Force dashboard - Suggested Strategic Engagement - select among the options -Ways to connect & activate on a specific…

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Film Screening & Discussion: Standing On My Sisters’ Shoulders

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$10

Greater Portland Chapter, National Organization for Women (GP NOW) in collaboration with the Democratic Party of Oregon Black Caucus presents "STANDING ON MY SISTERS' SHOULDERS" virtually on Sat, Feb 13th. Join us on Sat. Feb 13th for a virtual film screening & discussion. CLICK HERE TO BUY $10 TIX - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/138670829183

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Challenging Men’s Demand for Prostitution & Pornography 101

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

This event is via Zoom, more details coming soon on that. RSVP to greaterportlandnow@gmail.com Writer Samantha Berg will lead a discussion on how a society soaked in imagery of women and girls being sexually brutalized affects a society already rife with sexism. Samantha will get us up to speed on what we need to know to reduce violence against women. Our culture regards prostitution and pornography as free speech, despite evidence that prostitution is most often literal slavery. Hear her…

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Pdx Book Club: My Grandmother’s Hands

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In Feb. we will be reading & discussing: My Grandmother’s Hands; Racialized Trauma & the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts & Bodies by Resmaa Menakem This PDX based book club is a great way to maintain your commitment to anti-racism work. So far we have blended fiction, race theory and non-fiction and it’s been amazing with a specific goal of white Portlander’s continuing their work and open to all. Work through a reading list that will supporting your journey of…

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