Oregon has an opportunity to have a fantastic State Senator for District 2, Democratic Candidate, Jerry Allen. The Republican candidate running against him is Art Robinson who has extremist Alt-right beliefs and has worked with unregistered foreign agents to clean up his campaign after losing in every previous election he has ran in. Although Robinson […]
There are a lot of questions people may have relating to Black Lives Matter and how we can support the movement to become better allies and accomplices to our Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. According to the 2018 Census Reporter, Josephine County is 87% white. It is no wonder many of us […]
Video Available Here Madam President, Donald Trump has deployed a paramilitary squad to my hometown of Portland. His secret police are terrorizing my friends and neighbors. And people across this country need to understand, yesterday Donald Trump announced to America that your friends and your neighbors are next. Unmarked vans full of armed men in […]
America is a constant work in progress. What gives each new generation purpose is to take up the unfinished work of the last and carry it further — to speak out for what’s right, to challenge an unjust status quo, and to imagine a better world. John Lewis — one of the original Freedom Riders, […]
“Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets” — Oregon Public Broadcasting Trump is deploying federal officers to Portland, and in the last week they’ve shot a protester in the head with a potentially deadly munition, and are now roaming the streets of downtown Portland in unmarked vans and in camouflage, […]
Shemia Fagan joined us at our July 14th meeting to tell us more about her background, legislative experience, and vision for the Secretary of State. Here is a video from that meeting. Also included is getting to meet Vanessa Ogier, candidate for Grants Pass City Council and motions that we took to endorse her and […]
Here is a link to the latest from the Oregon Legislature approving funding for small businesses, community venues, workers not eligible for paid sick leave, those waiting for unemployment, and others. Also included is a graphic showing least risk to most risk activities. If you do not receive these newsletters, sign up for them in […]
Community Members Meet With Grants Pass Police Chief to Discuss Current Political Climate and Department Policies
July 8, 2020 – Grants Pass Public Safety Chief, Warren Hensman, recently met with members of the Josephine County Democratic Central Committee and Indivisible Southern Oregon to discuss the current national outcry for accountability in policing. Click on this link to view KOBI-5 news coverage of the meeting. “We wanted to meet with Chief Hensman […]
Note, these are not JoCo Dems events, but we support the Black Lives Matter Movement, and support our BIPOC communities. Please WEAR YOUR MASKS and practice SOCIAL DISTANCING at all events. Friday July 3rd, beginning at 9:00 pm in Ashland at the Black Lives Matter memorial at Railroad Park there will be a “Say Her […]
Governor Brown announces indoor face covering requirement is extended statewide Governor Kate Brown announced today that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, beginning this Wednesday July 1. The guidance applies to businesses and members of the public visiting indoor public spaces. Face covering requirements are already mandated in […]
Affordable Housing Caucus
The Affordable Housing Caucus focus is to investigate the problems our residents have finding affordable housing in Josephine County and, working with government and industry, propose solutions to alleviate those problems. We will keep you apprised of pertinent legislation.
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