for Portland City Council Seat №2

LATEST NEWS

February 23, 2018

Julia receives endorsement of Bill McKibben

I’m so honored to receive the endorsement of climate change expert and environmentalist Bill McKibben. “Julia DeGraw has pushed hard for real environmental progress for years –

February 22, 2018

Volunteer for Julia DeGraw! Multiple Activities

When: Saturday, March 3 at 12 PM – 3:30 PM Where: Watershed PDX 5040 SE Milwaukie Ave,

February 20, 2018

Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Endorses Julia DeGraw for Portland City Council

I’m excited to receive the endorsement of the Association of Western Pulp and Paper

February 10, 2018

Julia’s Birthday Celebration & Fundraiser

You’re invited to Julia’s Birthday celebration! Our incredible host Maurice Rahming

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

FEATURED ISSUES

Democratize City Hall

We desperately need City Council 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. Expensive at-large elections favor corporate-backed, independently wealthy incumbents. What is the result? Four of our five current City Commissioners live in Southwest Portland—and none live east of Cesar E. Chavez Blvd […]

Housing for All

City Hall should focus on affordable housing for people, not profits for developers. 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 and have paid family leave. 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. […]