Born 1952 in London, England Culham College (Phys Ed Teacher) Started working in the IT world in 1974 Moved to Manhattan in early 1977 working as an IT Consultant Got married and moved to Portland in late 1978 Worked for US Bank in a variety of IT Management positions Took an early severance from US […]
Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran was sworn into her second term in January of 2021 as the representative of Multnomah County’s District 1. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, graduated from UC Berkeley with Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Economics, and graduated from Hastings College of the Law in San […]
House Bill (HB) 2002 HB 2002 would prohibit police from making arrests for about 20 misdemeanor crimes, including criminal trespassing, second and third-degree theft, and interfering with public transportation. It would restrict police from stopping motorists for a broken light and require officers to identify themselves to motorists and cite a reason for a traffic […]
Community input and reasoned deliberation are required to enact effective police reform.
Like you, we at PSAC are overcome with shame and frustration as we witness yet another generation of brown and black children lose the sense of safety and belonging that is their fundamental right of all. More than ever, these times demand that we come together to openly confront racist oppression and discrimination in all […]
Action Needed Now! Overview For many years, Old Town has been the major epicenter of the homelessness in Portland. With the current pandemic, the situation in Old Town has reached crisis proportions with countless tents lining the streets, mounds of trash creating unsanitary and health threatening conditions and with a significant upsurge in crime as […]