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Portland to Host Virtual Community Gathering on Violence | Local News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will host a virtual event to speak out against hate and violence in the city on Friday morning.

The livestream, titled “Choose Love: A Community Rally to Speak Out Against Hate and Violence in Portland,” will begin at 11:15 a.m. You can watch it on the city’s YouTube channel.

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – In light of Saturday morning’s mass shooting, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Police Chief Chuck Lovell said they needed more…

Wheeler will join other elected leaders, community organization leaders, the business community and Portland unions. Speakers include a performance by the Brown Sisters, Eric Ward, executive director of the Western States Center, Amy Spitalnick, executive director of Integrity First for America, and Neil Lee, president of the Oregon Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

The event builds on the collective call to action announced August 14, 2019 to “Our City, Our Home” and the August 13, 2021 joint peace declaration from Governor Kate Brown, Metro Chair Lynn Peterson, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Mayor Ted Wheeler.

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