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March 2015

Basic Rights Oregon Lobby Day

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Willamette University,
900 State Street Salem, 97301 United States
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  Basic Rights Oregon works to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories. Some of the issues Basic Rights is supporting during the 2015 Oregon Legislative session include: Youth Mental Health Protection Act End Profiling Ban the Box Increasing the Minimum Wage Earned Sick Days for Workers   Join us in Salem as we lobby our legislators on these important bills.  …

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February 2015

CIO Lobby Day

February 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
State Capitol,
900 Court St NE Salem, 97301 United States
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We are joining the Center for Intercultural Organizing on Wednesday February 25, 2015 as they go to Salem to lobby for an end to profiling. You will learn to tell your story by testifying in front of members of the Legislature and staff this is an opportunity where your voice makes a difference in the lives of those affected by profiling from law enforcement. By addressing profiling at the state level, you have the opportunity to help everyone impacted by…

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Basic Rights Oregon Open House

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Basic Rights Oregon,
310 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR United States
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We are excited to mobilize our communities in the upcoming legislative session to show our elected leaders that the people of Oregon refuse to perpetuate discrimination in our state and will defend our youth. We will need to collect stories, write to our elected officials, and lobby in Salem on behalf of these bills. Some of the issues Basic Rights is supporting during the 2015 Oregon Legislative session include:   Youth Mental Health Protection Act End Profiling Ban the Box…

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November 20142014

Our Families: Social and Informational Gathering

November 18, 2014 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Basic Rights Oregon,
310 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR United States
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JOIN OUR FAMILIES! Our Families is the LGBTQ People of Color Leadership Program at Basic Rights Oregon  The Our Families Leadership Program is a FREE opportunity for LGBTQ people of color to: Take action on (LGBTQ) Racial Justice Issues, Policy Priorities and Campaigns Build community and relationships with each other Gain leadership skills Access resources to impact racial justice issues and campaigns And Much More! *all interested may not be able to join Our Families due to capacity; but all…

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Election Night

November 4, 2014

      Basic Rights Oregon and the Equality PAC invite you to join us for election night celebrations to honor and appreciate our collective hard work to elect pro-equality candidates and preserve the Safe Roads Act with a win on Yes on Measure 88. Spend the evening with friends and fellow justice seekers as we watch the election returns and toast to our amazing election work to build political power for LGBT Oregonians.   Election Night: Tuesday, November 4th   Basic Rights…

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October 2014

#spiritday: go purple to stand up against bullying

October 16, 2014

    #spiritday: go purple on October 16th to stand up against bullying   Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. Take the pledge to go purple now: http://glaad.org/spiritday This year GLAAD will celebrate Spirit Day on October 16 where we will all stand…

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September 2014

Basic Rights Oregon: Measure 88 LGBT Canvass

September 27, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oregon AFSCME Council,
6025 E Burnside St Portland, OR United States
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    Basic Rights Oregon is committed to ensuring everyone in our community as well as our allies in communities of color have access to basic needs. Everyone needs a safe way to get to school, work and church which is why we stand firmly with our community to support the Oregon Safe Roads Act slated to be on the November ballot. After working as a part of broad coalition on this in the 2013 legislative session, we are now…

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June 2014

Affirmative, Integrative LGBTQ Treatment

June 27, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hotel Monaco,
506 SW Washington Portland, OR 97204 United States
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    Basic Rights Oregon is pleased to co-sponsor this presentation to move a conversation that highlight the factors that underlie the increased risk of substance use and abuse among LGBTQ and how these findings from Hazelden’s Butler Center for Research have informed a new, innovative treatment model at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Oregon. Buster Ross, director of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s LGBTQ-Integrative Treatment Program in Oregon, will join renowned psychotherapist, sex therapist and author, Joe Kort, PhD,…

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November 20132013

Jonesing for Justice

November 29, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupcake Jones,
307 NW 10th Ave Portland, 97209
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Join Basic Rights Oregon at Cupcake Jones for Jonesing for Justice! on Friday, November 29th from 1pm to 3pm where you can Give! in person and get an extra sweet bonus!

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October 2013
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Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement: Eugene

October 3, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knight Center Law Room 175,
1515 Agate St Eugene, OR 97402 United States

EUGENE — Thursday, October 3rd at 7:00 pm – Knight Law Center room 175, 1515 Agate St.  “Marriage and More:  The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement”     featuring Shannon Minter, Esq., legal director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, with an introduction by Beatrice Dohrn, Esq., former legal director for Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Co-sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics, OGALLA—Oregon’s LGBT Bar Association, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Basic Rights…

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