325 NE 20th Street (just south of Sandy Blvd)

Location

325 NE 20th Ave
Portland
,
OR
97232
,
US

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Past Events

Wednesday
Apr
29
2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6:30-9:30pm
6:30-9:30pm
April 29th 6:45 PM- Music "Beyond Little Boxes" 7:00 PM—Videos begin Musician's Union Hall 325 NE 20th Street (just south of Sandy Blvd) Climate Jobs PDX presents: Climate JobsVideo Night Join us for two excellent videos, provocative discussion, music, & a raffle. "Climate change is a threat to all of us. But it's also a tool. Pick it up, use it to demand the supposedly impossible. That is how we shift the balance of forces in this country…You will be on the front lines of the fight for the future, and everyone else…will fall in line." (Naomi Klein) Videos: David Roberts: "Climate Change is Simple" Naomi Klein: "Why Unions Need to Join the Climate Fight" Speech to the founding convention of UNIFOR: The merger of the Communication Workers, Energy & Paper Workers and Canadian Auto workers. Musician's Union Hall 325 NE 20th Street (just south of Sandy Blvd) April 29th @ 6:45 music "Beyond Little Boxes" 7:00 sharp—Videos begin “Naomi's speech at Unifor's founding convention was what inspired me to read her book in the first place. it inspired some great conversations and debate in the labor movement!” (Barbara Byrd Oregon AFL/CIO Secretary Treasurer) “I recall liking how she compared the corporate term "overburden" -- you know, trees and mountain tops and anything that gets in the way of extracting coal, oil, gas etc. -- to workers, that workers are also thought of as overburden to corporations. She's right about that -- one of the great reasons for unions!” (Joe Uehlein Labor Network for Sustainability) http://www.facebook.com/events/1011643685519970/