The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU of Oregon) is an advocacy organization dedicated to defending and advancing civil liberties and civil rights through work in the courts, in the legislature, and in communities. We fight for free speech, racial justice, criminal justice reform, religious liberty, reproductive rights, LGBT rights, immigrants' rights, and more.
The African American Health Coalition (AAHC) promotes health and improves wellness among Oregon’s African American community through health education, advocacy and research.
The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon is a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. We use our collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing and advocating with our communities.
Construct’s coaches, design challenges, and workshops with teachers, students and school leaders train you to think differently, to dive in to real-world problems, and connect to local companies and community organizations for cross-sector engagement.
Catholic Charities of Oregon has been a trusted ally of the most poor and marginalized, and a leader in finding innovative solutions to poverty and injustice. We are proud to serve all God’s Children as the Official Domestic Relief Agency of the Catholic Church in Oregon. Our mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.
As directed by Oregon voters in 1984, the Oregon Citizens' Utility Board (CUB) represents the interests of Oregon's residential utility customers before administrative, judicial, and legislative bodies.
The Coalition of Communities of Color's mission is to address the socioeconomic disparities, institutional racism, and inequity of services experienced by our families, children and communities; and to organize our communities for collective action resulting in social change to obtain self-determination, wellness, justice and prosperity.
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations provides structure, support and peer-to-peer support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations. Meeting Schedule: Second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
The Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office (OACO) was created to support the work of the Commissions on Asian and Pacific Islander (OCAPIA), Black (OCBA), Hispanic (OCHA), and Women's (OCFW) affairs which serve as the liaisons between communities of color, women and government entities. The OACO is responsible for administrative support to the Commissions as they strive for implementation and establishment of economic, social, legal and political equality for communities of color and women in Oregon.
The East Metro Economic Alliance (EMEA) is shaping the future of East Metro through economic advocacy by bringing together business and government leaders from East Portland, Fairview, Gresham, Troutdale, and Wood Village. EMEA builds consensus and promotes action on issues vital to the economic development and livability of the region.