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Mayors Letter of Support on Community-Focused Violence Prevention
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Our community will remain a safe haven for abortion access and reproductive freedom. Portland will continue to lead with compassion and be true partners in the fight for reproductive rights.
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In a press conference today, Mayor Ted Wheeler provided an update on public safety issues in the city. He was joined by Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell.
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Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.
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Portland City Council will consider an emergency resolution next week to ban future travel, goods and services from the state of Texas until the unconstitutional ban on abortion is withdrawn or overturned in court.
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Mayor Ted Wheeler's public statement about the violent demonstrations that occurred in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 2021.
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We are a great country, and a safer country, when we lead with integrity and love. Such leadership demands that we ensure the safety of (at least) those who ensured the safety of our citizens, and of those who will be persecuted because of who they are.
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Mayor Ted Wheeler hosted a virtual event “Choose Love: A Community Gathering to Denounce Hate and Violence in Portland” Friday August 20, 2021 at 11:15 a.m. He was joined by fellow elected officials, leaders of community-based organizations, Portland’s business community, and labor.
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The emergency extreme heat declaration will be in effect beginning at noon on Wednesday, August 11 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 15. The City will again operate its own cooling centers and outdoor misting centers to assist community members during extreme temperatures.
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Mayor Ted Wheeler updates the work around his initiative to implement a body worn camera program for the Portland Police Bureau.
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The emergency extreme heat declaration will be in effect beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30 through 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. City opens three cooling centers and three outdoor misting centers to help assist community members in extreme temperatures.
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Task force plans to have a heat emergency operational guideline completed by July 30
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The Community Healing through Art initiative is a collaboration with the City's former Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan-Forbes