Olivia Katbi Smith

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Olivia Katbi Smith is the co-chair of the Portland Democratic Socialists of America.[1]. She is married to Connor Smith.

Diminishing Antifa

In Portland, Oregon on June 30, 2019 journalist Andy Ngo was one of eight people who needed medical care in the wake of a brawl involving Milkshaking. In a local article about the events that took place, Olivia Katbi Smith, co-chair of the Portland Democratic Socialists of America, told the Tribune that she hoped to promote the concept of "everyday anti-facism, since "antifa" can be an intimidating term.

Thanking comrades

Siobhan Burke updated her status, March 9 2017;

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Before the day is over taking a cue from an activist I have recently met Olivia Katbi Smith to say thanks to her and all those who have inspired me lately, Robyn Gottlieb, Gabriel T. Erbs, Emma Easley Darden, Carolanne Fry, Mary Botkin, Leigha LaFleur, Debby Schwartz, Gwendolyn Sullivan, Rachel Hanes, Elizabeth Thiel, Betsy Tam Salter, Colleen Davis, Teressa Raiford, Kathleen Hagans, Jeskey Diane McBurnett, Kimber Carraher Townsend, Deborah Carroll, Amber Ahlgren, Pamela Kennel Smith, Leonora Rianda, Ami Diaz and all those working on sanctuary, amazing #womensday organizers Cari Luna, Emily Von W. Gilbert, Gina Giampaolo. New and veteran lobbyists Stephanie De Gooyer, Kris Alman, educators and activists Emily Golden-Fields and Jacob Jonas-Closs, Corvallis community, labor and student organizers Stephanie Hampton, Catherine Stearns, Kris Paul, Valori George, Ryan Blough, Alex Riccio, Ashley Bromley, Tabitha Pitzer, Erica Fuller, Azeem Hussaini, Candalynn Johnson, Ed Curtin, the many new very dedicated activists at PDX DSA,and all those keeping keeping #NotmeUS alive, John Knight, Angela Valdes, Matt McNally, Armelle Denis. Today it was great cheering on those making their first call to #InvestinOR with co-workers committed to their work and workers, who are too numerous to tag. Thanks to all of you and many more.[2]

DSA Ella Baker & Lucy Parsons Training Closed FB Group

Members of the DSA Ella Baker & Lucy Parsons Training Closed FB Group, as of August 20, 2017 included Olivia Katbi Smith.[3]

Admins/August 29, 2017

Admins of Portland Democratic Socialists of America public Facebook page, as of August 29, 2017;

Communism is good

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Red Caucus

The Red Caucus is a communist grouping inside Portland Democratic Socialists of America, formed in mid 2019.

Signatories to the Red Caucus founding statement included Olivia Katbi Smith Portland Democratic Socialists of America co-chair.

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