Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110, Portland, OR 97214, United States



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Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 3-5:30pm
Please join Chloe Eudaly and friends for a radical chorus workshop and skillshare led by Moe Bowstern, founding member of the Amalgamated Everlasting Union Chorus Local 824 and Erin Yanke of KBOO Community Radio! We'll be dusting off the old songbook, learning about how to organize a radical chorus, stay safe at protests, and take care of each other while we sing it out in the streets. Here's the plan for the day: ONE: Moe will give a brief history of the Amalgamated Everlasting Union Chorus local 824, so people have an idea of what we mean by a 'Radical Chorus' TWO: Chorus members will join Moe for an all-hands-in discussion and Q&A about affinity groups, protests and the effectiveness of fabulous outfits. Bring questions! THREE: Chorus members will teach everyone songs, in the tried and true line-by-line method, from the songbook provided at the event and we will sing together. FOUR (BEYOND): You all start radical choruses. Election night was a shock to many of us. The response was impromptu, raw, and fueled by anger, grief, and fear. As astounding as it still seems, it looks like we are in this for the long haul and we need to bring love, joy, and creativity along with us. We welcome all ages, races and ethnicities, religions, countries of origin, genders and orientations, abilities and disabilities. Donations for materials are welcome but not required.
Monday, November 21, 2016 from 5:30-9pm
Join community leaders, artists, friends, and neighbors to brainstorm how to put our fears and frustrations into positive action. ALL are welcome. Organizations will be present to advise on how to get involved both locally and nationally on issues such as immigration, discrimination based on race, gender, and sexuality; reproductive health, income inequality, climate change, and more. Together we can continue to demonstrate our values of tolerance, engagement and positive action. “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” - Toni Morrison EVENT Doors 5:30pm Program 6:30pm - 7:15pm *Speakers (more confirmed soon!): Alberto Moreno, Elizabeth Woody, Ana del Rocio Valderrama, Kevin Carroll LIVE MUSIC by Lost Lander and a SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST! Tabling/Fair 7:15-9pm PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS ACLU Adelante Mujeres APANO Bradley Angle House Bus Project Center for Womens Leadership Color PAC Emerge Oregon Fair Shot Habitat for Humanity Oregon Impact NW Milagro Theater New Avenues for Youth OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon Oregon Environmental Council Oregon Humanities Oregon League of Conservation Voters Outside In P:ear Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon Partnership for Safety and Justice PHAME Sisters of the Road Social Justice Fund Street Books Street Roots Western States Center XRAY fm
Friday, October 21, 2016 from 7-9pm
Doors Open - 6:30pm Debate Starts - 7:00pm The City of Portland declared, and recently renewed, a housing state of emergency - but what will City Council use it for? What changes in public policy to support housing access, affordability, and stable communities can we expect to see? No-cause evictions and rent increases are at record levels. Portlanders are facing mass evictions, being forced from their homes and communities and into one of the worst and most aggressive rental markets in history, with no consideration for the impact this has the city’s most marginalized communities. Homelessness affects record numbers of Portlanders, with little relief in sight. City Hall’s approach to the housing crisis has been ineffective, lacking both the creativity and courage needed to address the worsening housing crisis. Housing is foundational to everything the City of Portland stands for, and should be a central consideration to policies around racial justice, policing, transportation, climate, government accountability,and gender equality.. Join local organizations fighting for tenant rights and housing justice, for an election-season debate, featuring candidates for Portland City Commissioner, Chloe Eudaly and Steve Novick. Join us for a candidate event where we will press for their honest thoughts about how housing intersects with other social justice causes, and their vision of how we can take local action to change housing policy in our city.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 7-10pm
Outside the Frame presents The Lost Boys of Portlandia, a new documentary by and about the real lost childen of Portland. A riff on Peter Pan, homeless youth debate if and how to return to mainstream society. Empowered to tell their own stories through film, they move from outside to inside the frame of their own lives – and ours. Our Film Premiere Gala will feature the short documentary The Lost Boys of Portlandia. We will also screen original film shorts by homeless youth about issues such as drug abuse, gender identity, and the health care system. A Q&A with young filmmakers will follow. Watch the trailer for The Lost Boys of Portlandia: Outside The Frame presents real solutions that empower youth and strengthen our community. For more information about Outside the Frame: The event is FREE and open to all ages. Please RSVP at: Donations welcomed. Sponsored by: KBOO Community Radio, Metro East Community Media, Havurah Shalom, North West Health Foundation, Springtale Strategies For more information contact: Nili Yosha 503-200-7388.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 6:30-9pm
Join us! Outside the Frame, in collaboration with Outside In, presents The Lost Boys of Portlandia, a new documentary featuring the real lost children of Portland. In a riff on Peter Pan, homeless youth debate if and how to return to mainstream society while creating their own film version of the iconic story. The evening will include original film shorts by homeless youth and a Q&A with the filmmakers. This event is FREE. Get tickets at This event is presented by Outside the Frame, and organization that offers film workshops to marginalized youth and video production services to organizations that need a voice. Teaser: Public Transportation - Rev Hall is one block from TriMet bus lines 70 & 15, and 5 blocks from lines 12, 29, and 20. Food - Marthas, Revolution Hall's bar/restaurant is open from 7am-10pm. Happy hour 4-6pm. Leave room for licorice and candy from our table. Parking - is free in the neighborhoods. $5 at Revolution Hall's lot. Co-sponsored by: KBOO, Metro East, Northwest Health Foundation, Havurah Shalom, Brigit Communications Collective
Friday, April 22, 2016 from 8-10pm
Monday, February 29, 2016 from 6-9pm
An Open Letter to the Oregonian from Portland Voters: We insist that you open your upcoming mayoral debate to all registered candidates, or We the People of Portland will ensure that your event does not take place as planned on February 29 (at least not within Portland City Limits). If you agree, please click 'interested' in or 'going' to our event and scroll down for more info on getting active. The Oregonian newspaper is holding its skewed version of a public mayoral debate at Revolution Hall on Monday, February 29 at 6pm. They have invited only their two favored candidates to participate - Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey – while excluding many other qualified candidates. Who gave the Oregonian’s corporate management the authority to pre-determine which candidates are qualified to serve as mayor and which are not? Have their two favored candidates raised more campaign cash? Do these candidates have closer ties to the corporate elite? What makes them more qualified than the numerous uninvited candidates? This is in direct violation of our inherent rights as We the People of Portland to attend a genuine debate amongst all candidates, so that We can decide whom to support, free of any corporate interference. The Oregonian, which is owned by a large out-of-state corporation, is violating its responsibilities and duties to Portland voters. We need a mayor who will represent the interests of all of the people who live here, and only by welcoming the voices of all candidates will We have a real choice on Election Day, May 17. Therefore, we are putting out this Action Alert. HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED: * By clicking 'interested' or 'going' to this action: you agree that the Oregonian’s exclusive two-man “debate” is a violation of our rights as voters, and you support the right of Portland voters to participate in nonviolent civil disobedience to ensure a free and open debate. * To find out more about participating in the nonviolent civil disobedience action on February 29 at Revolution Hall: Email us at * Share this declaration with everyone you know and urge them to get involved. * Contact Ted Wheeler ( and Jules Bailey ( to request that they refuse to participate unless all candidates are welcomed as equal participants. Please use civil language when contacting them. These two decent men are not the problem. * Sign a similar online petition (link is in a comment below). Thank you for your active participation! We hope to see hundreds of you on February 29 at Revolution Hall! --Paul Cienfuegos, Alex Anderson Beaulieu, Naga Nataka, and Sara Long This event has been endorsed by: Mark Lakeman (Communitecture: architecture & planning) Trudy Cooper Portland Right to the City Coalition Ethan Scarl (Alliance for Democracy) Kelly Hogan Roger David Hardesty (Minority Partner, Consult Hardesty) Lloyd Marbet KBOO Board of Directors Malcolm Chaddock (Vice President, Veterans For Peace Chapter 72) To add your name or organization, please email