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WHEREAS, as healthcare workers, we mourn the loss of life everywhere, regardless of nationality; and

WHEREAS, our organization’s mission directs us to stand, unequivocally, against oppression, discrimination, prejudice, and bias of all forms through education and action; and

WHEREAS, the Gaza Strip has had a healthcare system near the breaking point for decades. Home to millions of displaced Palestinians - half of whom are under 18 years old, the UN has long recognized the humanitarian crisis stemming from Israel’s occupation and siege of Gaza; and

WHEREAS, healthcare workers including

Unity night flyer

Join us for for a night of fun and games, and to help us raise money to benefit the Q-Center. On November 11th, the Social Committee will be hosting our annual Unity Night at The Aerie at Eagle Landing (10220 SE Causey Ave, Happy Valley) where we will have a 80’s themed Game Night, raffle, silent auction, and an awards celebration! The event will be catered and a cash bar available, so get dressed up, invite a friend or family member, and let's make this a night to remember!

Let us know if you're coming and if you're bringing another person so that we ensure to have enough food and drink for


 On Saturday, October 28th, the 1,300 PeaceHealth workers who went on strike on Monday, October 23rd, returned to work. These workers had organized a five-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike to protest actions by management the union says were illegal and violated the union rights of their workers. These healthcare workers, who are members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP, AFT Local 5017), have been negotiating their next union contract for months and say that management pushed them onto the picket line through bad faith bargaining.

“This strike was a

PeaceHealth members

1300 healthcare professionals at PeaceHealth, represented by the Oregon Federation of Nursing and Health Professionals (OFNHP, AFT 5017) have authorized a strike! Members are striking to demand that PeaceHealth management do what is best for our frontline healthcare workers and our patients. These healthcare workers saved lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, and highly paid executives are refusing to offer viable wages that will stabilize our hospital. Donating is the best ways to support these workers as they fight for the future of healthcare. Your generous contribution will be used for those


After over 1,300 workers announced that they will walk out to strike this coming Monday, October 23rd, PeaceHealth decided to walk away from the bargaining table. The workers are members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP, AFT Local 5017, AFL-CIO), many of whom have been bargaining fruitlessly for months. PeaceHealth has additionally taken the unheard of threat to cut the health insurance of these striking workers if their strike lasts into November. 

“This may be the most punitive, cruel, and egregious thing I’ve ever seen an employer do as an act against


Early this morning, the Techs and Service and Maintenance units at PeaceHealth Southwest and the Lab Professional unit at PeaceHealth St. John put in their ten-day notice to strike. Last week these workers voted to authorize a strike at 95%, citing stalled negotiations, critically short staffing levels, low wages, and management’s bad faith bargaining as the cause. Many of these healthcare workers, who are members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), AFT Local 5017, AFL-CIO, have been in negotiations over their next union contract for months without reaching an