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Speak Up / Act Up: Change Makers Seek a Better Future @ Revolution Hall | FREE, Food & Drink, Music by Redray Frazier, Panel Discussion

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Speak Up / Act Up: Change Makers Seek a Better Future
June 14, 2017
6-9:30 p.m. | Free | All Ages
Tickets: bit.ly/SpeakUPActUP

Revolution Hall
1300 SW Stark St., Portland, Ore.

How do we create a bright future for everyone? How do we reach a future where we thrive because businesses and government meet the high standards people deserve?

Speak up and act up! Leading voices in local government, activism and business come together as part of a free event to help amplify the power of engaged citizenry and take actions to be part of collective solutions. This festive night of conversation, activism, food and drink will feature stories of transformation, transparency and advocacy from a diverse panel of strong local concerns and will light a fire under anyone ready for their voice to be heard.

Speak Up / Act Up panelists:

  • Kat Taylor, co-Founder and co-CEO Beneficial State Bank and co-CEO Albina Community Bank; activist
  • Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County Chair
  • Augusto Carneiro, owner Nossa Familia Coffee
  • Co-moderators Stephen Green, Townsquared, recent 2017 TEDx speaker, and Portland affordable housing bond oversight committee, and performer Storm Large of Pink Martini.
  • Artist Redray Frazier, recent 2017 Portland TEDx speaker and his band

About the Beneficial State Bank Family

Beneficial State Bank is a state-chartered, deposit-taking, federally insured, for-profit banking organization headquartered in Oakland, Calif. Founded as a social enterprise bank in 2007, Beneficial State Bank has grown organically and through aligned acquisition to serve the three West Coast states. Beneficial State Bank holds to a triple bottom-line of social justice, environmental well-being and economic sustainability. One hundred percent of the economic interest of Beneficial State Bank is entirely owned by the nonprofit Beneficial State Foundation that is permanently governed in the public interest. This ownership has allowed the bank to prove and maintain an innovative model for banking that generates prosperity for people and the planet, avoids extractive practices, all while being financially safe and sound.

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Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Give the Gift of Adventure! + Discount / Promo Code

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Hours of Operation – Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset
$39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE at urbanadventurequest.com

Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!

Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. (more…)

Your Habitat Awaits at Escapism Portland! Pass The Alien Intelligence Tests to Escape the Alien Zoo!

October 17
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost: 2-5 people $90 | 6-8 people $140
Save 20% with code ESCAPISM20
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Escapsm NE
10340 NE Weidler
Portland, OR United States
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Welcome to your new life as an exhibit in the Alien Zoo! Intelligent lifeforms from all over the universe come to this intergalactic space station to view less evolved creatures in captivity. Your keepers have done their best to recreate a natural human habitat within your enclosure. You will spend the rest of your days here being ogled and teased by alien families as you attempt their insulting “intelligence tests.” The aliens think humans are among the most primitive lifeforms in the zoo. Can you prove them wrong? Other humans have been here for some time. Perhaps if you work together, you can escape the zoo! (more…)

QuarterWorld Arcade | All Ages, Full Bar, Pizza, 90+ Classic & New Arcade Games, Tesla Coil & More!

October 17
3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cost: $1-$3
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QuarterWorld Arcade
4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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Phone:
(503) 548-2923

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QuarterWorld Arcade
All Ages
More info: quarterworldarcade.com

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They have a full bar and allow minors and adults in the same area. There is Trivia on multiple screens to entertain the brain, that played from people smartphones.

Games take actual quarters, dollar bills and can be credited from using our Pay-range app connections on each machine. We have a photo booth, large new games and restored old school games. We also have a musical Tesla Coil that plays songs using lightning bolts as musical notes, Tesla Coil shows are on Sunday and Tuesday at 4pm and 9pm.

Half Price Craft Beer Tuesdays @ EastBurn | Every Tuesday, 19 Rotating Taps, $2.50 a Pint

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EastBurn Public House
1800 E Burnside St.
Portland, Oregon 97214
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Phone:
(503) 236-2876
Website:
http://theeastburn.com/

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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Blackbird Pizza
1935 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
Phone:
503.236.5223
Website:
http://blackbirdpizzapdx.com/

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Family Special @ Blackbird Pizza
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Blackbird Pizza
1935 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon

The owners of Swift Lounge are proud to bring Portland Blackbird Pizza. Featuring a menu of Vegan & Gluten Free Pizzas + a wide range of pasta, salads & sandwiches!

Blackbird’s family special features a large pizza of your choice plus your choice of Large Salad or Garlic Knots for only $30!

Click here to see the Pizza / Food / Drink Menu

Happy hours is every day from 4-8 p.m.! There’s also a full game room w/ the best pinball room in Portland! + Buck Hunter, Mortal Kombat and Ms. Pac Man.

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Dig A Pony
736 SE Grand Ave
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Phone:
(971) 279-4409

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