for Portland City Council Seat №2

LATEST NEWS

February 10, 2018

Julia’s Birthday Celebration & Fundraiser

You’re invited to Julia’s Birthday celebration! Our incredible host Maurice Rahming is hosting a house party to celebrate Julia’s birthday and raise money to support our

February 4, 2018

Bernie PDX / Our Revolution Portland endorses Julia DeGraw

“Julia’s vision for transforming City Council is truly inspiring, we believe it has the

February 1, 2018

Feb. 10-11: Volunteer for Julia DeGraw for City Council! Multiple activities to choose from

Come volunteer for Julia DeGraw for Portland City Council (position 2)! * Ballots drop in less

January 31, 2018

Quan điểm của Tôi: Hãy bầu cử lãnh đạo thành phố theo quận

Viết bởi: Julia DeGraw Xuất bản trên báo Portland Tribune (Diễn Đàn Portland), ngày 2 tháng 1

January 23, 2018

Portland Community College Unions Endorse Julia DeGraw for City Council

“Julia gives staff and students the best opportunity for change at Portland City Hall.

FEATURED ISSUES

Democratize City Hall

Portland City Hall is an undemocratic institution. We desperately need electoral districts now. Currently, City Council positions are elected at-large (city-wide), a holdover from the Jim Crow era designed to dilute the voting strength of communities of color and workers. At-large elections are prohibitively expensive and favor corporate-backed, independently wealthy incumbent […]

Housing

Portland City Council acts like developer profits are more important than actually providing housing for every Portlander who needs it. Market speculation and a lack of basic tenant protections are driving Portlanders from their homes and into the streets. City Hall should not continue intervening to protect massive developer profits, and instead work to guarantee the right of housing for all Portlanders. […]

Workers’ Rights

Jobs should not be just a means for survival – we all need the opportunity to thrive. Every Portlander deserves to live a full life free from the anxiety of making ends meet and living paycheck-to-paycheck. Workers should be paid a living wage. If Portlanders are having to choose between paying rent or putting food on the table, then we know something is seriously wrong with our society and our government. […]