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Portland United Against Hate

Portland United Against Hate is a community initiated partnership of Community Based Organizations, Neighborhood Associations, concerned communities and the City, working with the Office of Neighborhood Involvement to build a rapid response system that combines reporting and tracking of hateful acts and providing the support and protection our communities need in this uncertain era.

The City of Portland has taken an active role to support the work of this collaborative effort by issuing $350,000 in grants to community organizations and hiring a program coordinator. To get involved, email

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The Trimet Attacks 1-year Anniversary 

This weekend is the one year anniversary of the Trimet Attacks. We are inviting you to come together with us as a community against hate and bigotry. The PUAH Coalition will gather at the Trimet-sponsored event at the Hollywood Max Station to commemorate the violent attack on two young women and the three men who put their lives on the line to protect their fellow community members. 

Trimet Attacks Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, May 26
3:30 to 5:30 pm
NE 42nd and Halsey

PUAH members will arrive at 3pm to offer solidarity stickers and handouts with information about getting engaged in the work to end hate violence. If you would like to volunteer with us, reply to or look for the PUAH banner.

Together, we will honor those that lost their lives and continue the fight for those who have survived. These murders were a tragedy, but not an isolated incident. We are commemorating a deadly version of what is happening in Portland to many communities each day - verbal attacks, threats, fear, loss of life. It is time to heal, time for justice, time for action.

We are a community supporting and protecting one another, working to end hate violence, and visioning a positive future. In the year since these attacks, PUAH has been building a city-community partnership to track, respond to, and prevent hate violence. We encourage your organization to join us and engage in the work of building a safer, more inclusive Portland.


Additional ways you can combat hate: 
Go here for more events and activities

Interrupting Hate Action Cards - Download these pdfs, print, and share in 

May 26:
Who We Are Project

Service & event: 7pm with PUAH members, the Muslim Educational Trust. There will be an interfaith service followed by stories from Muslim women and a photo exhibit at 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, Oregon, 97223.

May 29 & May 31:
Interrupting Hate Workshop

Workshop: Build skills to intervene when hate arises. For location and details contact Brenda Martin at Specify which date you'd like to attend.


Portland United Against Hate Coalition Members:

Sign on to the statement and join the coalition by contacting Kari Koch at or 503.823.2294

Against Hate/United in Love Activities

A bi-weekly digest of events and activities to combat hate violence in Portland.

May 26, 18 - Trimet Attack Commemoration

Come together with Portland United Against Hate as a community against hate and bigotry.

Report: Addressing Hate Speech

A report by the Nexus Fund from communities on the ground addressing hate speech about how funders can be informed to invest in this important work to prevent and respond to hate. 

Feb. 14, 2017 Showing Up for Love on Valentines - Portland United Against Hate

Information about vigil and public announcement regarding Portland United Against Hate coalition, Tues. Feb. 14, 5:30 PM, Da Vinci Middle School

Joint Statement on Hate

The Coalition's foundational document with list of member organizations.

PUAH Grantees 2017-18

Thirteen community organizations received $350,000 to building capacity and create data systems that can track, respond to, and prevent hate.