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Does anyone know who has distributed this posted below?
"This is an announcement of a new organization. We entirely support and endorse the movements of Black Lives Matter, Don't Shoot Portland, Portland Tenants United, PDX Trans Pride, Bernie PDX, Portland Clean Air, East Portland Air Coalition, 15 NOW, Health Care for All Oregon and more to come in the days ahead.

In order to survive President Trump there needs to be a strong resistance. Our group believes that Portland has an opportunity to become a beacon of light for the rest of the nation. We can show the world what a progressive city can actually look like. However, for this to be done we need drastic changes now. We do not have time to spare. Our organization is demanding in Portland:

- Rent control and an end to no cause evictions
- An end to police brutality
- An end to racial disparity in policing
- Citizen oversight of the police with real power
- An acknowledgement of Portland's racist past and concrete steps to rectify that sad truth - No new fossil fuel infrastructure or support towards the fossil fuel industry
- Clean air and water
- Transparency in city government
- An acknowledgement that we are living on stolen land and efforts to rectify that fact
- Open and accountable elections
- Safe streets
- Continued sanctuary city status
- Full LGBTQ inclusion
- Well funded schools for ALL our children (No lead in the water!)
- An affirmation of women's rights including free and safe abortions
- More funding for sexual and domestic violence prevention and better policing on these issues - A safe and welcoming place for immigrants and refugees
- Increased mental health funding and accessible services
- Safe locations for the houseless population
- A houseless bill of rights
- The right to free and safe abortion
- Get Nestle out of the gorge
- No More tax break to major corporations such as Nike, Comcast etc
and much more.
- Guaranteed living wages

We are holding an event today at Pioneer Square (5 PM) to rally for this agenda."

What is the name of this organization?

Portland's Resistance 11.Nov.2016 14:35

Portland's Resistance

 https://www.facebook.com/portlandsresistance

This is an announcement of a new organization.

In order to survive President Trump there needs to be a strong resistance. Our group believes that Portland has an opportunity to become a beacon of light for the rest of the nation. We can show the world what a progressive city can actually look like. However, for this to be done we need drastic changes now. We do not have time to spare.

Our organization is demanding in Portland:
- Rent control and an end to no cause evictions
- An end to police brutality
- An end to racial disparity in policing
- Citizen oversight of the police with real power
- An acknowledgement of Portland's racist past and concrete steps to rectify that sad truth - No new fossil fuel infrastructure or support towards the fossil fuel industry
- Clean air and water
- Transparency in city government
- An acknowledgement that we are living on stolen land and efforts to rectify that fact
- Open and accountable elections
- Safe streets
- Continued sanctuary city status
- Full LGBTQ inclusion
- Well funded schools for ALL our children (No lead in the water!)
- An affirmation of women's rights including free and safe abortions
- More funding for sexual and domestic violence prevention and better policing on these issues - A safe and welcoming place for immigrants and refugees
- Increased mental health funding and accessible services
- Safe locations for the houseless population
- A houseless bill of rights
- The right to free and safe abortion
- Get Nestle out of the gorge
- No More tax break to major corporations such as Nike, Comcast etc
and much more.
- Guaranteed living wages

We entirely support and endorse the movements of Black Lives Matter, Don't Shoot Portland, Portland Tenants United, PDX Trans Pride, Bernie PDX, Portland Clean Air, East Portland Air Coalition, 15 NOW, Health Care for All Oregon and more to come in the days ahead.

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[copied from Facebook]

Press Release about last night:
Last night, in the ongoing wake of Portlanders' desperate attempts to understand their new reality under a Trump regime, a movement was born - one that we hope will help to elevate Portland as a bastion for peace, refuge, sustainability and social innovation for years to come. The violent actions that occurred last night had absolutely nothing to do with our group.

We would like to take a few moments to disavow the actions taken to destroy property, to clarify the intentions and goals of our new efforts and to offer empathy to all the stakeholders in last night's protests and those to come.

Our movement (Portland's Resistance) was born as a direct response to the election of a racist, homophobic, misogynistic, egomaniacal and dangerously reactive President, a congress hell bent on limiting a woman's right to choose or a Muslim's right to live and a state that refuses to tax our richest corporations in order to unburden those most taxed among us. It was our aim to channel the shared frustration, fear and anger that is so alive among so many of us considering our future prospects into a unified front for peaceful change. We outlined many goals and demands for Portland at the beginning of the march, aimed at addressing our city's most pressing needs and also with the confidence that Portland can truly model the future that so many in our nation and world seek. In doing so we hoped to help provide a constructive outlet for our shared energy. We made it very clear that ours was a movement born out of love, infused by peace and inhospitable to those that would put us all at risk in the name of actions that are inflammatory, divisive and strategically ill-conceived. That remains our goal

While our group does not support or condone violence or vandalism of any form, we must consider the reasons for such destruction, the conditions that lead to people feeling that destruction is their only voice. Martin Luther King once said that, "a riot is the language of the unheard". Those who engaged in destructive actions feel unheard and it is vastly important to us to name why and, moreover, how their voices may be heard constructively.

Portland's resistance aims to be a positive channel through which the voice of the people can be heard. We will continue to strive towards that goal as we develop our platform, recruit our support base and work diligently with the many organizations in Portland who are already dedicated to building our city up, to creating a municipal safer space.

In support of our goal to have a safe Portland for everyone, we are partnering with organizations such as Milenio (milenio-2016.org) to raise money to repair the damages done to small and local businesses last night.

That campaign can be found here:  https://www.gofundme.com/portlands-resistance-rebuild-fund

Tomorrow at 5 PM we will be meeting for a rally and heal-in at Portland City Hall to talk about our demands to make our city a better place and discuss our campaign to repair the damage that was done to our city last night. We sincerely apologize to anyone who's property was damaged, even though it was not done by our group, and we invite you to join us, to heal, and to consider the conditions that enrage, enflame and divide us all. Together we can heal this divide.

 https://www.facebook.com/portlandsresistance

Together we can change our world.

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