Weekend Advocacy Volunteer Opportunities
It may be the weekend, but there’s still work to be done. If you are interested in supporting the PPS School Bond, you can join Our Portland, Our Schools for their first door-
knocking walk of this election season! Â Should you choose to get involved, you will walk with other volunteers and let folks know about the school bond measure and why it matters for us, our kids, and our city.
There are 2 volunteer shifts this Saturday, September 15:Â
- 10 am – 1 pm or
- 1 pm – 3 pm
Southeast Portlanders: your meet-up spot is SE 26th and Franklin. Carole Onasch will have everything you need!
Northeast Portlanders: scoot over to NE 36th and Thompson at 10am or 1pm and Richard Gilliam will be there to help!
North Portlanders: meet at Columbia Park, corner of N. Russet and Chautauqua at 10am or 1pm. Hit up Miguel Lopez for details.
Southwest Portlanders: head to Lincoln High Schools track at 10am or 1pm, and look to Ben Eckstein for more info.
Take Action Today:
- Tell CongressÂ to take a balanced approach to deficit reduction and reject more cuts to education.
- SeeÂ state-by-state dataÂ and NEA charts on what the sequestration cuts would mean for students, schools, and education jobs where you live.
- Read aÂ summary of the devastating projected impactÂ of the looming cuts on key education programs.