Oregon

Elected officials:

Legal and anti-discrimination resources:

  • ACLU of Oregon
  • Basic Rights Oregon (“Ensure that all LGBTQ Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories”)
  • CAUSA (Oregon’s immigrant rights organization “works to improve the lives of Latino immigrants and their families in Oregon through advocacy, coalition building, leadership development, and civic engagement”)
  • Human Rights Campaign, Oregon (“Fights for LGBTQ equality in Oregon alongside state and local groups and lawmakers”)
  • Pride Foundation (“Inspires giving to expand opportunities and advance full equality for LGBTQ people across the Northwest”)
  • World Relief Boise (“Immigrant Legal Services is dedicated to serving the immigration-related needs of low-income immigrants and refugees residing in Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon”)

Media, blogs, and online resources:

Organizations:

  • 1000 Friends of Oregon (“Enhance our quality of life by building livable urban and rural communities, protecting family farms and forests, and conserving natural areas”)
  • Central Oregon Social Justice Center (“Build a coalition of progressive worker, justice, faith and environmental organizations that works in solidarity to create and maintain vibrant, nurturing, welcoming, and economically and environmentally sustainable communities in Central Oregon”)
  • Columbia Riverkeeper (“Protect and restore the water quality of the Columbia River and all life connected to it, from the headwaters to the Pacific Ocean”)
  • Common Cause Oregon (“An independent voice for change and a watchdog against corruption and abuse of power.” Nationally, Common Cause serves as a “grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy” — which includes critical work like fighting gerrymandering.)
  • Democratic Party of Oregon
  • Drinking Liberally, Oregon
  • EcoTrust (“Inspire fresh thinking that creates economic opportunity, social equity, and environmental well-being”)
  • Indivisible (“Demystify congressional advocacy. Support the community of local groups putting the Indivisible Guide into action.”)
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
  • Nature Conservancy, Oregon
  • Northwest Progressive Institute (“Research ideas and propose solutions to elected officials, fellow activists, and the public. We uncover the harmful consequences of right wing initiatives….”)
  • Oregon AFL-CIO
  • Oregon Education Association (“Unite the public education profession and advocate for those professionals to ensure quality public education for students in Oregon”)
  • Oregon League of Conservation Voters (“Pass laws that protect Oregon’s environmental legacy … Hold elected officials accountable … Elect pro-environment leaders”)
  • OSPIRG
  • PFLAG Portland Oregon (“Support LGBTQ people, families, and allies; Educate ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing LGBTQ people; Advocate in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that affirm the dignity of and realize full equality for LGBTQ people everywhere”)
  • Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon
  • Renewable Northwest (“Advocating for new, clean, sustainable, renewable resources”)
  • Rural Organizing Project (“Create communities accountable to a standard of human dignity: the belief in the equal worth of all people, the need for equal access to justice and the right to self-determination”)
  • Sierra Club, Oregon Chapter
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (“Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.”)
  • Stand for Children (“Ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training.”)
  • Umpqua Watersheds (“Protection and restoration of the Umpqua Watershed and beyond through education, training, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship”)
  • Western Watersheds Project (“Protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and legal advocacy”)

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