Welcome to Oregon Action!

Led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty, we work across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice.

Through leadership development and community organizing, we provide the organizational base for participatory democracy, just communities and a fair economy.

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Dear Candidates: Are you Committed to our Community?

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Dear Candidates: Are You Committed to our Community? I spent a lot of time in Salem last year, and again this year, talking to the people who pledged to all of us while they were running for office that they … Continue reading

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We’re Hiring

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Bilingual/Bicultural Community Outreach Position – Medford, OR Oregon Action is looking for a bilingual community outreach person starting at half time as soon as April 1st, 2016. This person will join the Regional Director and the Senior Organizer in the … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Minimum Wage Fight Isn’t Over

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Oregon legislators just passed a bill that will slowly raise the minimum wage to $13.50 in counties like Jackson and Josephine, $12.50 in struggling counties like Coos and Curry, and $14.75 in Portland by the year 2022. The last 24 … Continue reading

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New survey of SOU and RCC students finds severe impact of underfunded higher education system on families, economy

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MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday, January 28, 2016 CONTACT: Kay Brooks – 541-556-1823 kay@oregonaction.org Michelle Glass – 541-292-8201 michelle@oregonaction.org A new report released this week by Oregon Action and the Alliance for a Just Society shows that rising higher education costs, and the related … Continue reading

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