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August 2020

GP NOW Monthly Meeting: Aug. 9th at Noon

August 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for our online  Meeting via Zoom. Get the link by sending your RSVP to greaterportlandnow@gmail.com

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Pdx Book Club: How to be an ANTIRACIST by Ibram Kendi

August 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This book club meets on third Tuesdays of each month at Noon,  and we encourage you to bring your lunch and your curiosity. Our selection for Aug. 18th: How to be an ANTIRACIST by Ibram Kendi Yes! We chose to stick with this book for August. Try to read the book but if you can’t get to it, that is ok! Join us for discussion. You can also find quite a few Ibram Kendi on How to be an ANTIRACIST…

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Electing Equality: The Final Push for the Equal Rights Amendment

August 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Virtual Event at the Democratic National Convention organized by the ERA coalition FREE but registration required to get the link. Go to eventbrite for the link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electing-equality-the-final-push-for-the-equal-rights-amendment-registration-115922510349?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=2719698b-f827-461e-b166-43bd92c21a5c&fbclid=IwAR2uiwkxz-Y7Dsqib_RkfGjt22Ev36qtTQDoGEi4_J7qYfth0UabXxbEsGo Panelists as of 8/7/2020: Carol Jenkins - CEO and Co-President of the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality Eleanor Smeal - Co-Founder and President Feminist Majority Foundation Dolores Huerta - Activist and Co-Founder of United Farm Workers Gloria Steinem- Writer and Activist Senator Pat Spearman - Nevada State Senator Tina Tchen…

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September 2020

Pdx Book Club: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

September 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Our book club will meet on the third Tuesday of each month and we encourage you to bring your lunch and your curiosity. Try to read the book but if you can't get to it, Join us for discussion.  Our selection for Sept. 15th is Alice Walker's classic novel: The Color Purple. PDX 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…

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Ours to Tell: Online Film & Discussion about Reproductive Rights

September 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

GP NOW is hosting a short film about reproductive rights in honor of International Safe Abortion Day on Sept. 28th As COVID-19-related abortion restrictions increase, the conversation about reproductive justice has become increasingly critical. To kickstart the conversation, we’re hosting a virtual screening of OURS TO TELL, a new film from @ppfa and We_testify We will meet via Zoom, get started,  allow time to watch the video, and then return to discussion via Zoom. If desired, you can use this…

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October 2020

PDX Book Club: Mindful of Race by Ruth King 3rd Tues. at Noon

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This month read Mindful of Race by Ruth King and join us for discussion. Virtual gathering during your lunch hour. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/95237742051?pwd=RVRDVDRxd3dqMjdkSTdBMzIwWE5tdz09&fbclid=IwAR3dJNmcFLg-8kMEj367C3-klpNb5zBJRgNXKLDSfc3v_hjVXVLvtoH0N7w#success password: readandact With all the protests happening now and the clear need for allies to get our shit together, the PDX 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…

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November 2020

GP NOW general meeting Sun. Nov. 8th at Noon

November 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Due to the hectic times, we have cancelled our October general meeting. Our  next 2nd Sunday GP NOW monthly membership meeting falls on Sunday,  Nov. 8th at Noon via Zoom Please RSVP to greaterportlandnow@gmail.com for the link More details soon....    

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Nominations Info Session for the GP NOW 2021 Board

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

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

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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