Dakota Access Pipeline (#NODapl) Update

By Monty Herron, PQ Monthly

One of the interesting things about the Pacific Northwest, in my opinion, is how informed the denizens are about current events. The number of informed citizens rises even higher if it is a sustainability issue. So …

Some Words Are More Important

By Karah Frank, Special for PQ Monthly

Editor’s note: Karah reached out to PQ Monthly to share her truth and healing from their perspective as a mixed race, Nimiipuu/white, queer femme, poverty class, trauma warrior, and student. Karah loves lively conversations …

New Faces Of Oregon Politics

Editor’s Note: Back in 2004, El Hispanic News was in the audience at the Multnomah County building, when the historic decision in favor of Marriage Equality was made and championed by County Commissioners Maria Rojo de Steffey, Lisa Naito, and …

This is the Clarion Call?

 #searchitup

By Melanie Davis, Brilliant Media llc.

Blood and disaster worldwide…what words does a Publisher of community advocacy publication put to ink? Since June 12, 2016, I have met with and had many conversations with people ranging from political leaders, spiritual advisors, …

Solidarity is a verb

How to help after the Orlando massacre

By, PQ Monthly Staff

1 Donate blood, if you’re able. This is something not only necessary now, but all the time. Frustratingly, the FDA ban on blood donations from men who have had sex with …