Help Protesters in Portland, Oregon by Contributing to This Bail Fund

Help protesters in Portland, Oregon by contributing to a local bail fund.


This is the first of a series of posts we’ll do about the summer 2020 Black Lives Matter protests in Portland. As of late July, Trump has dispatched federal forces to the area, insisting that it’s out of control. (Spoiler alert: They’re just protesting, aka exercising their First Amendment rights. Some are spraying graffiti on federal buildings.)


It will surprise you not at all to learn that the arrival of federal forces prompted yet more Portlandians to join the protests.


When cops feel offended, folks get arrested. Arrested people need bail.


Naturally enough, Portland has a bail fund.


It’s called the PDX Defense Fund. Please donate if you can.


The PDX Defense Fund’s handles on both Venmo and the Cash App is:




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