|The Democratic Party of Multnomah County||We are dedicated to making people's lives better. We work toward an effective government, within the county and statewide, that will protect your rights, count your votes, build the economy, and be accountable. We're the front line for Multnomah County voters.|
The Democratic Party of Oregon Grant Program aims to help DPO-affiliated organizations institute programs that will accomplish the following goal: Create, build, support, and sustain the Democratic community throughout the State of Oregon by electing Democrats, increasing voter turnout and establishing and improving organizational infrastructure. Organizations are encouraged to apply for funding of programs that will accomplish this goal. Grants are up to $500 and can be renewed once. Eligibility Requirements: We will accept proposals only for programs that will build Neighbor-to-Neighbor organizing or that provide training, particularly regional and multi-county training.
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by Erika Boggs Last Friday's CaffÃƒÂ¨ Democratica, one of the Multnomah County Democratic Party's annual political fundraisers, raised over $15,000 and drew a capacity crowd of more than 450 supporters to Southeast Portland's Melody Ballroom with pasta, a silent auction, and populist commentator Jim Hightower as the featured speaker. Other speakers at last Friday's fundraiser were Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Oregon Senate Majority Leader Kate Brown, Oregon House of Representatives Speaker Pro Tem Diane Rosenbaum, and 2008 U.S. Senate candidate Ty Pettit, all hosted by the evening's Master of Ceremonies, Lew Frederick.
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Tonight, Jim Hightower -- progressive author and radio commentator -- will be speaking before a sold-out crowd in SE Portland. Still want to come? We have a limited number of backstage passes available at the Melody Ballroom tonight -- 615 SE Alder Street. Passes are $200 and include a private bar, dinner, and more than an hour with Jim Hightower and many of Oregon's political leaders. Hightower will be helping us raise money for our efforts this year, including working the May primary, working with our legislators, and trainings. It's sure to be a great evening that you won't wan
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