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Community Forum on the Police: April 14, 6:30 PM

In response to the recent deaths of Aaron Campbell and Jack Collins by members of the Portland Police Bureau, a group of concerned individuals and community organizations, with support from the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods will facilitate a series of community speak-outs in April. In the first of a series, Community Report Part 1: A Call to Action will be held on Wednesday April 14, 2010 at Curious Comedy Theatre 5225 NE MLK at Vanport Plaza, beginning at 6:30pm.
COMMUNITY FORUM: RESIDENTS SOUND OFF ON POLICE SHOOTINGS AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE In response to the recent deaths of Aaron Campbell and Jack Collins by members of the Portland Police Bureau, a group of concerned individuals and community organizations, with support from the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods will facilitate a series of community speak-outs in April. In the first of a series, Community Report Part 1: A Call to Action will be held on Wednesday April 14, 2010 at Curious Comedy Theatre 5225 NE MLK at Vanport Plaza, beginning at 6:30pm. Organizations and people who have shown commitment to justice and who are on the front line demanding accountability from the Portland Police Association and the City of Portland will report their work to the community. The majority of the program will be dedicated to responses and reactions from the audience, providing community feedback for organizations and fostering conversations among community members. "We encourage everyone to attend and are heavily targeting our youth populations and members of our community that are unaware of the work of these organizations and others. We want to provide a platform for people to be heard and hear the community report," said Rahsaan Muhammad, one of the forum's conveners. Albina Ministerial Alliance, Everyday People, Rose City Copwatch, Jason Renaud, inner North and Northeast neighborhood associations, and, of course, the people have all been invited to have their voices heard. "Police shootings are a deeply disturbing topic for many, if not all, community members. Our role as a Coalition of Neighborhoods is to foster highly inclusive civic engagement and support organizing efforts in response to key issues in the inner North and Northeast neighborhoods. We are honored to support this important community forum," explains Paige Coleman, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods' Executive Director. The evening will close with a networking opportunity for community members to talk about next steps. Participants will learn about opportunities to join the work of existing organizations, as well as brainstorm new efforts needed for a strong and effective community response. For more information, please contact Imani Muhammad at 503-823-4264 or imani@necoalition.org.

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after this meeting my mind is made up that i will be starting a "phone tree" on my block as well as surrounding blocks. i am going to personally invite each house and business within that small area to a gathering at the park, where i hope to get the phone tree going as well as do a go around, maybe have a short police complaint/neighborhood concerns/community solutions forum, share some cookies and lemonade and get to know my neighbors a little. then, when sketchy shit goes down and they got the phone ready in their hand, they will have a few numbers to call instead of 9-1-1. fuck the police! there are much safer ways of handling disruptions in our lives.
also much thanks to all those voices that rose loudly and passionately to the challenge of speaking about anarchy. if my citizen group decides to attend the next meeting i will want them to hear this voice advocating humyn solutions to humyn problems. fuck beaurocracy. fuck police. fuck the state. these people that died would want something more direct. as someone who deals with mental helath crises i say this is about defending our LIVES!

Common practice for Police to label people as mentally ill 17.Apr.2010 12:02

Terry Wagar battlehunter@hotmail.com

Authoritys want me dead! they confess on death threats they put INTO my apartment! they poisoned me and they covered it up at the hospital by pretending mental illness! three days later I catch the poisoners responsible for the death threat and attempted murder outside my apartment and they confessed they can see me on the inside of my apartment! there confessing that on there death threat as well! and there caught secretly giving my daughter instructions and there trying to hide that fact and my daughter is caught lying as to what stairs that person took!

I'll upload the evidence again but the Portland IMC keeps taking it down to cover the pedo's in law enforcements butts!

Listen to the video closely, there saying my name and there admitting there waiting for my daughter Shawna to come back from walking the dog!
Hospital covers up me being poisoned
Hospital covers up me being poisoned
Death threats authoritys put on our computer
Death threats authoritys put on our computer
Authoritys caught in premeditated murder
Authoritys caught in premeditated murder