"There are only two kinds of madness one should guard against. One is the belief that we can do everything. The other is the belief that we can do nothing.” — Andre Brink, “A Dry White Season"
HUMAN RIGHTS AT COFFEE CREEK Monday, September 25, at 6 pm, via Zoom Clatsop Democrats Monthly Meeting
The Clatsop Dems host a guest speaker, Kelie McWilliams. She is Vice-Chair of the Polk County Democrats and serves on the Democratic Party of Oregon's Platform and Resolutions Committee. She'll present information about the human rights violations at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon's only women's prison.
The Dems will consider resolutions about this issue and about the housing crisis in Clatsop County. If you'd like to attend, please use this link for the agenda and for the link to sign up for Zoom.
"My friend Peter Ralston took this image recently, and it feels perfect for this moment in a bunch of different ways. You will note that the building— and by extension, the flag painted on it— is under repair." -- Heather Cox Richardson, Letters from an American, September 23, 2023
These are outstanding free one-hour conversations via Zoom or on the America at a Crossroads YouTube channel. Hosted by Jews United for Democracy and Justice, and by Community Advocates. Register and get on the email list here.
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INSIGHTS "There truly are two kinds of people: you and everyone else." -- Sarah Manguso
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