Resistance Talks! Candidate Forum on Public Education @ PCC Cascade Campus, Portland [21 April]

Resistance Talks! Candidate Forum on Public Education


330
21
April
18:00 - 20:00

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PCC Cascade Campus
705 N Killingsworth St Portland, OR 97217-2332 United States, Portland, Oregon 97217
When: April 21st

Doors: 5:30 / Program: 6:00 — 8:00pm

Where: PCC Cascade Auditorium, 705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217

$5 Suggested donation. Donations benefit the work of Know Your City.

At a time when our nation is seriously divided and reports of discrimination are rising as a result of the 2016 election, 2017 is going to be the most important year yet for Know Your City’s mission of sharing stories of humanity. Because of this, we’ve entered into a partnership with Portland’s Resistance and other community partners to host Resistance Talks. Resistance Talks will be a series of monthly events that will discuss some of the most pressing social justice issues of our time and call our community to action.
Our second Resistance Talks is focused on Public Education, hearing specifically from candidates for Portland Public Schools and PCC Zone 5. Our forum will cover a diversity of education concerns, including the school to prison pipeline, school vouchers, DACA, and school funding.

Candidates include:

PPS Zone 4
Rita Moore
Jamila Singleton Munson
PPS Zone 5
Scott Bailey
Virginia La Forte
PPS Zone 6
Julia Brim Edwards
Josie Simonis

PCC Zone 5
Valdez Bravo
Moses Ross

Join us at PCC Cascade Auditorium, 705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
Suggested donation is $5.

About Know Your City: Know Your City engages the public in art and social justice through creative placemaking projects. Our programs and publications aim to educate people to better know their communities, and to empower them to take action.

About Portland’s Resistance: Portland’s Resistance is a community group that organizes direct action and policy demands to bring about the just and equitable future that we all deserve.
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