A Rollerskating Party for All Workers!

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The Portland I.W.W. is proud to present
PROLER-SKATING: A Rollerskating Party For All Workers!

Please join us for our FREE rollerskating party at the Mt. Scott Community Center’s roller rink on Sunday, Oct. 23!

October is WOBtober, and we’re going to celebrate with a fun, family-friendly event that is open to everyone (except bosses, of course). There will be:

  • ROLLERSKATING! (free skate rentals)
  • MUSIC! (send us your song requests!)
  • FOOD & BEVERAGES* (this will be a potluck, so feel free to bring along some snacks or a dish!)
  • CONTESTS & PRIZES! (best rollerskating moves?)
  • SOLIDARITY with your comrades!

Please share this event with your family, friends and comrades!

Here’s the Facebook event page.

* note: alcohol is not permitted at the Mt. Scott Community Center. Let’s save the spirits for later!

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Sitcom Strike! at Worker Wednesday

Labor-focused episodes of Roseanne and The Simpsons at our Worker Wednesday!
Wednesday, Sept. 28
6:00 – 9:00pm
Portland IWW Hall – 2249 E Burnside St.

Watch as an overworked and disrespected Roseanne fights back against her boss at the Wellman Plastics factory with her characteristic sharp wit!

And then, witness not one but TWO strikes in the town of Springfield, as the teachers go on strike in one episode of The Simpsons, and the nuclear power plant workers go on strike in the other. Homer Simpson as union president is nothing short of amazing…

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IWW Worker Wednesdays are a great opportunity to meet some Wobblies and other workers, talk about campaigns & union stuff, and get to know each other.

Popcorn will be provided, BYOB or other snacks!

Hosted the the PDX IWW Education and Outreach Committee

Questions? Contact the branch secretary by email or by calling 503-893-2382.

Need childcare in order to participate? Email our Junior Wobblies coordinator ASAP to talk about options.

Facebook event page.

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Introduction to the IWW “101”

Friday, October 7
6:00 – 8:00pm
Portland IWW Hall – 2249 E Burnside St.

All workers welcome! Learn more about the key principles and values of the Industrial Workers of the World in an engaging and welcoming environment. We want you to join and help build the union in your workplace. This introduction class is a great first step!

Questions? Contact the branch secretary by email or by calling 503-893-2382.

Need childcare in order to participate? Email our Junior Wobblies coordinator ASAP to talk about options.

Facebook event page.

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“First 7 Jobs” Potluck Event

What were your first 7 jobs?

Share your stories, and learn more from your friends and fellow workers…

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

6:00-8:30pm

You might have seen #firstsevenjobs buzzing around on social media last month. The Portland IWW invites you to an event to eat some food, share our “first seven job” stories, and hear yours!

We’ll have a few Wobblies get us started by sharing their stories, and then open up the mic. At the end, we’ll award some prizes for the winner of our special BINGO. No need to feel embarassed, everyone’s got a great story to tell!

This will be a potluck so in addition to bringing your stories, bring a labeled dish/beverage to share!

If you’ve never been to our hall or any Portland IWW event, this will be a good first event to make it out to! The Portland IWW Hall is located at 2249 E Burnside St.

We hope to see you there!

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