Open Position: feminist event coordinator

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

In Other Words Feminist Community Center is entirely visioned, owned, and operated by 100% volunteer power!  Do you (or someone you know) have a few extra hours per week and awesome leadership skills? We wanna hear from you! Position Overview The Event Coordinator …

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At the Forefront of the Struggle as We Hold Up Half the Sky: Why the Peace Talks Matter to Pinays and Filipina-Americans

Resistance | In Other Words Staff|

Aleris Villegas | GABRIELA Portland The basis for the continuation of the peace talks between the two recognized governments of the Philippines, the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) is to address the root causes …

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This Is Not Reparations, But It Should Be

The In Other Words blog will now feature literary brilliance from trans, non-binary, and cis colonized women and femmes. Each month we’ll share original pieces exploring, deconstructing, and reconstructing: colonialism, race, identity, war, liberation, anger, land, life, sex, trauma, violence, gender, and past/present/future. We …

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From Portland, OR to Standing Rock: #NoDAPL – Water is Life

Events | In Other Words Staff|

Join In Other Words Feminist Community Center and a coalition of social justice groups in Portland on Tuesday November 15th for a national day of action in solidarity with #NoDAPL. We will gather and rally in solidarity with the Water Protectors at Standing …

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Guest Post: Defending Hillary Clinton Isn’t Feminism

Feminist/Queer Issues | In Other Words Staff|

Reposted from Daughter of Oya. For more on Hillary Clinton’s greed, racism, and bloodlust: read this. I wish Trump had interrupted Clinton more. I wish he’d peed on her podium or kicked it over. I feel no empathy or sympathy – at all – for …

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Solidarity with Standing Rock and #NoDAPL

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

We resist in solidarity with the water protectors at Standing Rock and all Indigenous people all over the world rising up against the exploitation and wanton destruction of colonialism and global capitalism. Indigenous peoples are the rightful stewards of the lands and the …

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Fuck Portlandia

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

Several months ago the In Other Words community agreed to discontinue our relationship with Portlandia. This was a direct response to a particular egregious filming of the show in our space which saw our store left a mess, our staff mistreated, our neighbors …

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Donate to our Generosity Fundraiser Today to Support In Other Words!

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

In Other Words is a community center, event space, and independent feminist bookstore (one of the last few in the country) in the Albina neighborhood of North Portland, Oregon. In Other Words is a space to gather, heal, learn, build, and organize. We are almost …

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Guest Post: Help Build African Revolution

Black Lives Matter | All African People's Revolutionary Party Oregon|

All African People’s Revolutionary Party – Oregon is sending organizers to Tanzania for 2 weeks this December to build with African revolutionaries and provide support for anti-imperialist organizing work on the African continent. This trip will not only directly connect our work in …

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Unbroken, Black, and Free: A statement on the politics of Black Lives Matter Portland

Black Lives Matter | In Other Words Staff|

This is a statement from Portland’s chapter of Black Lives Matter about the politics and principles of their organizing. Reposted from the official BLMPDX tumblr. What We Believe We understand colonialism, capitalism, and imperialism to be the material basis of Black/African oppression. Our …

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