A Wake to Rest, An End with New Beginnings

Feminist Organizations | In Other Words Staff|

Dearly beloved In Other Words Communities, There is no softening this announcement. After 25 years, In Other Words is closing at the end of June 2018. The current members of IOW do not come to this decision lightly. We are grieving. We invite …

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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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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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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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Young Adult literature at In Other Words Feminist Community Center

Awesome Books | In Other Words Staff|

YA @ IOW Young adult literature isn’t just for young adults anymore! In recent years, more and more adults have been rediscovering the pleasure that is YA literature. These stories, written about teenagers, tend to be fast-paced and plot-driven, and address universal themes …

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ABCs of Abortion Rights

Blogs | In Other Words Staff|

In a huge victory, the Supreme Court has ruled that Texas restrictions on clinics that perform abortions are a barrier to women’s health and violate their constitutional rights. The Texas law required doctors who perform abortions to have hospital-admitting privileges and imposed impossible …

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Now hiring! Feminist bookkeeper

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

FEMINISTS AND LOVERS! Are you a left brained number cruncher? We are hiring a part time bookkeeper. 15 hours per week, $15 per hour, deadline to apply is June 1st. Email resume and cover letter and references to Board At InOtherWords Dot Org. …

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Celebrating feminist volunteerism, this week and every week!

Feminist Organizations | In Other Words Staff|

This week is National Volunteer Week! As a feminist community center that is entirely run, owned, operated, and visioned by volunteers, we love and appreciate our awesome feminist volunteers every single day. During this National Volunteer Week, we hear from one of our …

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Know Your Rights workshop with PFLAG Portland Black Chapter

Events | In Other Words Staff|

Police Profiling is Banned in Oregon. Now What?   In 2015 lawmakers passed a bill that bans profiling by law enforcement agancies in Oregon. The End Profiling Bill also created a complaint process to report interactions with law enforcement and hold individuals and …

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You have the feminist power to help grow In Other Words

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

OMG we have broken $1000 In just our first month! !!! We can not thank you all enough for your generosity and commitment to keeping our doors open, and to keeping our space available to help fight the good fight. Staying open under the …

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