Questions to Ask Before Showing Up to a Protest
Is this event Black led?
How long has the Black leadership been organizing in Portland?
Who are the partner organizations?
Will this event negatively impact a Black or NBPoC neighborhood?
Is this event in a residential neighborhood? What is the cost-benefit analysis of this locale?
What is the spiciness level?
What is the goal of the event?
What do you need to bring?
View the protest checklist here
Safety Advice and Etiquette
Background info to keep the focus on BLM
Info about the medic groups downtown
Info about the chemical weapons being used
Equipment to have for different levels of engagement
Post-Protest Cleaning and Care Tips
Info and tips here
Links to Other Things
Livestreams of downtown Portland
Links to event and protest calendars (Don't Shoot PDX and probably other orgs)
Profiles of journalists to follow (specifically BIPOC journalists in Portland I think)
Maybe a protest buddy sign up here
Would need more details