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The Community Alliance of Tenants, a Praxis Client, weighs in on recent rent hikes in Portland.
Praxis Client, Judy Gumbo’s memoir, ‘Yippie Girl’ is an often amusing account of her years as a would-be revolutionary.
There should be consequences when you are taking anti-science, anti-public health [stances] and quite literally killing people.
The group, Our Shot Oregon, intends to focus its campaign on prominent political opponents of masking, social distancing and COVID-19 vaccines.
The city hired a consulting firm, Praxis Political, to help with community engagement and public outreach. “We found that there’s strong public support for enhanced protection for parks and natural spaces, and for this referral,” said Megan Wever.
Oregon’s eviction moratorium will expire next week. Here’s what that means for Oregon tenants and landlords.
Kim McCarty, the head of the Community Alliance of Tenants, said the group estimates there could be as many as 90,000 Oregonians who will not have enough money to pay July rent and could be evicted.
Backers of the new law, which takes effect three months after the Legislature adjourns this summer, said it will prevent accidental shootings by children, suicides and mass shootings.
Praxis client Susan Greenberg was re-elected to the Beaverton School Board in May 2021 with 66% of the vote. Congrats Susan!
Praxis client Julia Brim-Edwards was re-elected to the Portland Public Schools Board in May 2021 with 80% of the vote. Congrats Julia!
“Safe storage saves lives, helping prevent unintentional shootings and firearm suicides,” said Henry Wessinger, president of State of Safety Action.
“The effort to update Oregon’s ‘Bike Bill’ has begun in earnest as advocates from Eugene and Oregon work to build a coalition of supporters to convince lawmakers that more money should be spent on bicycling and walking infrastructure.”
Gregory McKelvey, campaign manager for Sarah Ianaronne, has advice for Number 45.
Gregory McKelvey came into Portland’s spotlight as an activist. More recently, he’s made a name for himself as a political strategist: the 27-year-old ran Sarah Ianarrone’s 2020 mayoral campaign and now works as a political consultant at Praxis Political.
Oregon lawmakers in both the House and Senate passed a much-anticipated extension to the state’s eviction moratorium Monday evening during the state’s third special session of this year.
Portland’s rising political star talks next moves.
Changemakers: From Somali refugee to elected official, meet Washington County Commissioner Nafisa Fai
Commissioner Fai says she ran for office for the very first time because she saw a lack of diversity in leadership. Here’s her vision for the future.
Washington County elects 1st Black commissioner, other communities also mark firsts, increase diversity
Nafisa Fai’s election this week to the Washington County Board of Commissioners will make her the board’s first Black and first Muslim member.
“We have a right to represent our community, to show the power of diversity. There is nothing scary about representation. There is power in it.”
Praxis designed mail piece wins Most Compelling Art from Willamette Week! “Multnomah County Circuit Court candidate Rima Ghandour eschewed serious-looking lawyers and legal books, instead positioning herself in front of the George Floyd mural on the plywood covering the Apple Store in downtown Portland.”
“It may push us to revisit how we create a more responsive government,” says Weigler. “If signature gathering really is curtailed through a lot of next year, are citizens and advocates going to go to the decision makers, and say, let’s think about how to shake up the system?”