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October 2014

Trans Health Workshop: Private Insurance

October 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you a transgender person with private insurance (Kaiser, AETNA, Cigna, etc.)? Do you purchase insurance through the health care exchange or receive it through your employer?Join Basic Rights Oregon’s Trans Justice program to learn about private insurance companies and trans people!Trans Health Care Workshop: Private InsuranceOctober 25th1-3pmRSVP here: http://bit.ly/1tuJSrUThis workshop will help you understand your health care plan and how to navigate things that aren’t covered.  Consumer advocates from the Department of Consumer and Business Services will be on hand…

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November 2014

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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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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January 2015

Trans Healthcare Workshop: Oregon Health Plan

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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