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January 2015
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Trans Healthcare Workshop: Oregon Health Plan

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
PIVOT DX,
209 SW 4th Ave. , Portland, 97204 United States
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This workshop will help you understand the updates to Oregon Health Plan and how you can access medical care. Our panelists will walk you through how to access covered services, what’s covered, and answer questions from the audience. FREE RAPID HIV TESTING! DINNER PROVIDED! In order to make this space safe and accessible for those with chemical sensitivies, please refrain from wearing scented products in the space and wash your hands after smoking. Pivot has one front door with 3 steps…

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February 2015

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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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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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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April 2015

Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon

April 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon Thursday, April 23, 2015 Portland Ballroom, Oregon Convention Center  Schedule of Events: Registration – 11:30am Luncheon Program – 12 noon Tickets: $100 each Your ticket purchase is tax deductible! Click here to purchase your tickets today! The Business Leaders Luncheon is where Oregon businesses and corporate opinion leaders take a public stand for fairness and equality. The annual event brings together 500+ business executives, community leaders and elected officials to consider the state of…

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Will SCOTUS Say I Do?

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Crush Bar,
1400 SE Morrision St, Portland, OR United States
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  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme refused to hear the last legal maneuver by the National Organization for Marriage to overturn our freedom to marry in Oregon. And on Tuesday, April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether or not same-sex marriage should be the law of the land in the across this country. Join Basic Rights Oregon and ACLU of Oregon for a brief discussion and celebration of this historic case. We will be joined by…

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May 2015

QDoc: Limited Partnership

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hollywood Theatre,
4122 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97212 United States
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The 9th annual Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival is taking place on May 14 – 17, 2015 at The Hollywood Theatre. Four days of provocative, inspiring and illuminating films. More than just a screening series, QDoc is the only festival in the United States, and only the second in the world, devoted exclusively to Queer Documentaries. We are so excited to be a community partner again this year with QDoc! Join us for the film Limited Partnership. May 16 –…

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Love Wins: Oregon’s One Year Anniversary for the freedom to marry

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  Oregon’s One-Year Anniversary Oregon played a pivotal role in the freedom to marry movement. Join us for a statewide conference call featuring Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders who recently argued for the freedom to marry before the U.S. Supreme Court and Thalia Zepatos, Director of Messaging and Research at Freedom to Marry along with staff from Basic Rights Oregon for an update and analysis on the recent U.S. Supreme Court hearing on…

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Give OUT Day 2015

May 21 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm

  Join us for the 3rd annual Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community! For 24-hours, on Thursday, May 21, Basic Rights Oregon will be come together with other the LGBTQ community orgs and allies from across the country to raise critically needed funds to support our communities’ needs.  Click here to learn more. Start giving TODAY by clicking here.

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Rock the Block 2015

May 29 - May 30
Plaza del Sol,
18535 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR United States
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  Rock the Block 2015 is celebrating the community of Rockwood and helping connect kids and families to valuable resources! The overarching theme of RTB 2015 is literacy and Multnomah County’s Rockwood Library will be leading exciting activities to send kids into summer with a renewed interest in reading! Join Basic Rights Oregon there on Friday, May 29  and Saturday, May 30 at the Plaza del Sol, 18535 SE Stark Street, Gresham

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