Sisters in Action for Power was an inter-generational, multi-racial, community-based organization in Portland, Oregon. They sought to develop the leadership, organizing and critical analysis skills of low income women and girls ages 10-18 in North and Northeast Portland.
Working to build and strengthen the leadership development and organizing skills of low income women and girls of color, in the 2003-04 school year they worked with the Portland Public School District to establish and implement a district-wide system for tracking and reporting sexual harassment.
In 2001-02, another campaign pressured Portland’s TriMet mass transit system to give free bus rides to and from school to low-income students. Sisters also helped spur TriMet to establish a Citizens Advisory Committee of Transportation Equity.
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Hey Adam has sisters in action for power since changed names or collapsed as an organization?
I think they’re gone John–here’s some more info:
No recent info online about them though