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Oregon NOW 2019 Meeting & Annual Conference

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Senator Ron Wyden
  • Senator Jeff Merkley
  • Congressman Earl Blumenauer
  • Congressman Kurt Schrader
  • Victoria Lara, CEO Lara Media Services LLC

Sponsors (venues):

  • PCC Cascade Campus, Women’s Resource Center
  • Mother’s Velvet Lounge


  • Heather Buch, Lane County Commissioner
  • Sophorn Cheang & Chanly Bob

Scholarship Donations (for registration fees):

  • Anonymous

No-Host Pre-Conference Happy Hour Reception on Friday, May 3, 2019 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Mother’s Velvet Lounge 212 SW Stark St., Portland OR 97204.  Join us for light appetizers and a no-host pre-conference happy hour.  Come meet with like-minded feminists and bid on silent auction items to support Oregon NOW.  Silent Auction items sampling:

Lunch for 2 with –

  • Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum
  • Speaker Tena Kotek, HD 44
  • Representative Rachel Prusak, HD 37
  • Representative Tawna Sanchez, HD 43
  • Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty donated: “Enjoy Luncheon for Two with Portland city Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty” at Nel Centro Restaurant Downtown
  • Jaime McLeod-Skinner

Central Oregon NOW & Central Oregon Coast NOW Foundation basket

Greater Portland NOW baskets

Mid-Willamette NOW basket

South Willamette Valley NOW basket

Royal Comfort Wines from China: Chateau Rongzi – Linfen, Shanxi Xiao Rongzi – Blue Label (2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine), 2015 Vin Rose, 2014 Red Label – Marselan Red Blend

Portland Chinese Museum: 2 Admission tickets

Essance Skin Care Certificate

Dr. Rosa Colquitt, Vice President GP NOW donating a basket

Oregon NOW 2019 Meeting & Annual Conference on Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm PCC Cascade Campus Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building Auditorium (Room #104) 705 N Killingsworth, Portland, OR 97217.


  • Grayson Dempsey, Executive Director, NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon (afternoon)
  • Emily McLain, Executive Director Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (morning)

Panel #1: The Uncomfortable Truths About Racism

  • Afrita Davis, Facilitator
  • Ashley Tjaden
  • Victoria Lara
  • Court Morse
  • Dr. Nadjoua Moumen

Panel #2: The Unheard Voices of Women Veterans

  • Elizabeth Estabrooks, Oregon Women Veterans Coordinator, Facilitator
  • Sarah Suniga
  • Jeannie Watkins
  • Erica Reiddixon (?)
  • Lisa Graham

Oregon NOW Board Elections

We are looking for donations to sponsor a ticket and silent auction items.   

If you can’t attend, please consider sponsoring a ticket.  To register and purchase a ticket: https://bit.ly/2Ihx98h

For questions, please email info@noworegon.org


May 4
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


PCC Cascade Campus Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building Auditorium (Room #104)
705 N Killingsworth
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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