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ARA Presents: The White Power Movement on the West Coast...

The White Power Movement on the West Coast: What It Is, How We Can Respond
Saturday, April 24, 7PM-9PM
First Unitarian Church, Buchan Building Reception
1226 SW Salmon St.

Free educational event (donations accepted.)
quarter sheet flyers
quarter sheet flyers
In Portland, a long-time anti-racist is targeted for assassination in the downtown area. In Vancouver, BC, an anti-fascist activist's house is bombed. In Los Angeles, the National Socialist Movement rallies and is opposed by hundreds. In the Northwest, the Aryan Nations faces resistance as it searches for a community to base its new compound.

* How are white supremacists organizing in Portland? On the West Coast generally? Should neo-Nazis just be ignored?
* How have communities responded to white supremacist activity, and what can we learn? Are there lessons from Portland's own history?
* Is neo-Nazi organizing connected to anti-immigrant movements? The Tea Party phenomenon? How?

We are hosting a panel discussion and community speak-out to address these and other questions. Our goal is to bring people together who are interested in this topic, provide broader context & resources, as well as to kick-start conversations about building responses.

Please bring your ideas and enthusiasm for the efforts ahead. We look forward to seeing you there!

Portland Anti-Racist Action / Rose City Antifa
fight_them_back [at] riseup [dot] net
971-533-7832 (voicemail)
rosecityantifa.org

homepage: homepage: http://rosecityantifa.org
phone: phone: vm: 971-533-7832