Posts tagged Portland
The 86 Silence Movement

The bar scene is forever struggling to find innovative ways to battle many different types of abuse. One of the biggest issues that are not talked about as often as they should be is sexual assault and abuse that we don't always see or acknowledge. A group of bar tenders and alcohol service workers are currently building a community to fight back against predators and sketchy fuckers in the drinking communities around the U.S. right now. 

We put our first workshop under our belts Monday, January 30. We absolutely couldn't have done so without the support of so many people and we'd like to acknowledge them here.

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Activism: Black Brunch

On a rainy day in Portland Oregon, a group of people wanted to start an immediate conversation with a very out of touch group of people in a community that was once their own. Gentrification is no secret in Portland. Old Neighborhoods that were once predominately black and less wealthy due to housing laws in the earlier stages of it's growth, are now being taken over by out of state business investors looking for a come up. 

Having Brunch on Alberta is pretty much something every new person in town will be invited to do. This day turned out to be a bit different than other days as this group of community activist took to their neighborhood to spread awareness of police brutality/murder.

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