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09/28/2018

Oregonians for Immigration Reform is a Hate Group: Say NO to Measure 105

At the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. That will be much harder in Oregon if Measure 105 passes. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has designated the group responsible […]

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09/15/2018

No on 105 Campaign Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: E.D. Mondainé President NAACP Portland Branch Sept.14, 2018   No on 105 Campaign Launch: NAACP Helping to Protect Anti-Racial Profiling Law   PORTLAND — The local NAACP State-Area Conference is teaming up with Oregonians United Against Profiling to help launch the new No on 105 campaign. The campaign launches on Saturday, […]

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08/21/2018

Political Action 8/21/2018

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08/08/2018

Vote No on Measure 105: NAACP Portland Branch Joins the Fight

Today, NAACP Portland Branch members rejected racism and fear and joined the OneOregon coalition. We urge all Oregonians to “Vote No on Measure 105.” Oregon is home to thousands of immigrants and refugees. Immigrants are our neighbors, our friends, our colleagues, and also our members. It is critical that the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, […]

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08/08/2018

Portland Clean Energy Fund Campaign Officially Qualifies for November 2018 Ballot

The Portland City Auditor Elections Division announced on Friday, July 27, that the Portland Clean Energy Fund (PDX 04, the “Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative 2018”) received enough valid Portland voter signatures to qualify for the November 2018 ballot. A sampling of 55,509 submitted signatures revealed 39,755 valid signatures, over 5,000 more than the […]

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08/08/2018

Seeking a Better Way: DA Budget Reform Efforts

The NAACP Portland Branch believes that district attorney reform is central to achieving any reforms in the criminal justice system. On May 24, 2018, the executive committee voted to sign onto the ACLU memo titled Setting a Higher Bar for the Multnomah County District Attorney Budget. The ACLU performed an in-depth analysis of the current […]

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06/20/2018

Political Action 6/20/2018

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05/16/2018

Political Action 5/16/2018

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04/18/2018

Political Action 4/18/2018

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