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Portland Anti-Corruption Forum

May 04 May 04, 2017 6:30pm PDT - 7:30pm PDT Add to calendar 2017-05-04 18:30:00 2017-05-04 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Portland Anti-Corruption Forum <div dir="ltr"><span>Our political system is broken. We see it every single day in Congress. But corruption isn’t just infecting our federal government, it’s bleeding into the states.</span></div> <div><span><span> </span></span></div> <div dir="ltr"> <strong>Oregon has an F grade for government integrity</strong> (1)<strong>. In fact, our state scored among the lowest in the country for transparency and accountability. We need to do better - and we can.</strong> </div> <div><span><span> </span></span></div> <div dir="ltr"><span>Come to the Portland Anti-Corruption Forum to find out what you can do to fight corruption in Oregon. </span></div> <div><span><span> </span></span></div> <div><strong>At the forum you'll: </strong></div> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Hear from leaders in the anti-corruption movement about the impact of political corruption.</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Learn about ongoing efforts in Oregon to fight corruption.</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Find out how you can get involved and make a difference. </span></p> </li> </ul> <div><strong> </strong></div> <div><strong>Special guest speakers include: </strong></div> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Kristin Eberhard, Senior Researcher Sightline Institute</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span><span>Aram Andriesian, Chapter Leader, Represent Portland </span> </span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Dan Krassner, Political Director Represent.Us</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Rob Booth, National Field Director, Represent.Us</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p>Scott Siebel, Outreach Director, FairVote </p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p>Johannes Ekpe, Council, American Promise  </p> </li> </ul> <p><span>(1) - <a href="https://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/11/09/18822/how-does-your-state-rank-integrity" target="_blank"><em>State Integrity Investigation</em> <em>by the Center for Public Integrity</em></a><em><br></em></span></p> Belmont Library, 1038 SE César E Chávez Blvd, Portland OR, 97214
Our political system is broken. We see it every single day in Congress. But corruption isn’t just infecting our federal government, it’s bleeding into the states.
 
Oregon has an F grade for government integrity (1). In fact, our state scored among the lowest in the country for transparency and accountability. We need to do better - and we can.
 
Come to the Portland Anti-Corruption Forum to find out what you can do to fight corruption in Oregon.
 
At the forum you'll:
  • Hear from leaders in the anti-corruption movement about the impact of political corruption.

  • Learn about ongoing efforts in Oregon to fight corruption.

  • Find out how you can get involved and make a difference.

 
Special guest speakers include:
  • Kristin Eberhard, Senior Researcher Sightline Institute

  • Aram Andriesian, Chapter Leader, Represent Portland

  • Dan Krassner, Political Director Represent.Us

  • Rob Booth, National Field Director, Represent.Us

  • Scott Siebel, Outreach Director, FairVote 

  • Johannes Ekpe, Council, American Promise  

(1) - State Integrity Investigation by the Center for Public Integrity

 
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