Thank you Rep. Blumenauer for recognizing that animal fighting is not okay!

We wanted to personally thank Representative Earl Blumenauer for his continued support for animal rights! He has added his name as co-sponsor of the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act (H.R. 366) that helps prohibit spectator support for animal fighting events. This bill helps close the loopholes that allow for such events to continue through knowing attendance and… Read more »

Getting more pro-choice people involved in politics

What do I fight for? Simply put, I fight for equality. Even in the United States, there is an unprecedented amount of underrepresented communities fighting to have their voice heard. As cheesy as it might sound, I fight to try and make for a more just and fair system. This is why I’m so excited… Read more »

Get trained from Oregon’s finest at the Oregon Women’s Campaign School

2012 is going to be an exciting year in the world of politics, both nationally and locally. The presidential election is right around the corner, as well as Portland’s mayoral race, Oregon’s 1st congressional election and a number of local city and state representative positions, just to name a few. Whether you are new to… Read more »

A look back at Summer Camp with the Student Alliance Project

Winning Mark first got to meet the young people from the Student Alliance Project in Spring when we made their first fundraising video to launch their website. Jeremy Sher and I joined them on a retreat as they were getting to know each other and coming together to draft their mission statement.

A sad loss, and a good reminder

Yesterday we got very sad news of the untimely death of Rob Ingram.  He died of a heart attack at the age of 38.  His path from a gang-affected youth to a respected community leader and activist was inspirational; the impact he had on some of Portland’s most at-risk kids was even more so. Here… Read more »

Youth leadership non-profit launches with online video

The Student Alliance Project in collaboration with Graham Street Productions chose Winning Mark to produce an online video to launch their website and social media presence. [nggallery id=1] The project which emerged from the “Papers” Youth Crew, students who helped produce and distribute the documentary film “Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth”, is a youth-led collaboration… Read more »