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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 7/5/19

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 7/5/19

The legislative session has come to a rather dramatic close, with hundreds of bills passed in just a couple of days because of the outrageous Republican walk out in the Senate.We had many successes for immigrants and refugees, for families and health care, for youth offenders and for limiting the death penalty to name just a few. We thank you for your calls, your lobbying and your letter...

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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/25/19

Posted by on Jun 26, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/25/19

With the Oregon Senate Republican walkout continuing this week, we are focusing your attention on two incredibly important actions that you can take right here in Portland. You will be hearing more from us about police accountability in the city in the months to come, but for this week we have an invitation to march and rally to demand justice in Patrick Kimmon’s murder. We are also pleased to...

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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/19/19

Posted by on Jun 21, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/19/19

Nowhere is our moral voice more needed today than in the call for Creation Care. Unless we can begin to mitigate the damage of the current Climate Crisis TODAY no one is safe, but poor and communities of color are most at risk. This week, on the Summer Solstice, we have the opportunity to join with Extinction Rebellion in one of their many actions to make our stance clear as people of faith.  We...

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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/13/19

Posted by on Jun 16, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/13/19

It is the week after Shavuot and Pentacost. Many of us are still glowing from our experience of revelation and connection to all that is holy. Drenched in our tradition’s teachings around justice and love and welcome, we have the opportunity to put our faith in action by supporting vital legislation promoting equity and justice in this state! In addition to the six bills we outline below, please...

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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/4/19

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 6/4/19

As the legislative session comes in for a landing we are pleased to invite you to lift your voices to ensure that we address hate crimes more seriously in Oregon and move a stalled bill out of committee today! We also have the opportunity to support a new effort to better welcome immigrants and refugees into Oregon this week and to show up for the workers at OHSU next week. Together we can move...

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Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 5/29/19

Posted by on May 31, 2019

Spirit Led Justice Alliance *Action Alert* 5/29/19

As the Legislative season winds down it is inspiring to see that we have made progress on several issues of great moral import. To highlight a few of them, our efforts have helped protect youth from mandatory criminal sentencing, supported good jobs and the climate justice through the Clean Energy Jobs bill, supported educators and students through a historic increase funding through the Student...

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