A collection of Oregon Organizations
The Center's work engages social justice organizations in varies ways, from collaborations to consultation to participation in CSTI, WILD and other events. The organizations in Oregon include:
The mission of the African Women's Coalition is to mobilize, advocate and empower African Women living in Oregon and Southwest Washington by providing a culturally supportive and nurturing environment that builds the capacity of the community to help itself and allows other members of the community to reach their highest potential through support, guidance and educational opportunities.
APANO (the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon) is a volunteer-led, social justice issue driven statewide organization advocating for the interests of Asians and Pacific Islanders.
Basic Rights Oregon is Oregon's largest grassroots civil rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Founded in 1995, BRO focuses on multi-year campaigns to shift public consciousness, build political power and win policy victories for GLBT equality in Oregon.
CAUSA is a statewide grassroots coalition based in the Latino community that defends and advances the rights of immigrants in Oregon.
The Center for Intercultural Organizing is a diverse, grassroots organization working to build a multi-racial, multi-cultural movement for immigrant and refugee rights through education, policy advocacy, community organizing and mobilization, and intergenerational leadership development.
Common Cause is dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government that serves the public interest, and empowering ordinary people to make their voices heard in the political process.
Community Alliance of Lane County's Mission is to work for a society free of bigotry, upholding human rights and human dignity.
Formed in 1996, the Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) is Oregon's only grassroots, tenant-controlled, tenant-rights organization.
Latino Network believes in the right of all people to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and the lives of their families.
Latinos Unidos Siempre is a youth-led organization that works for educational, cultural, and political development of Latino youth.
The McKenzie River Gathering Foundation (MRG Foundation) funds grassroots groups working on a range of issues, including poverty, war, racism, homophobia and environmental destruction.
Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas (MLP) began as a project of PCUN (Oregon’s farmworker union) in 1992, when PCUN’s service center noticed a marked increase in women members who were reporting domestic violence, sexual harassment in the workplace, and other problems.
OPAL (Organizing People-Activating Leaders) is a community organization formed in September 2005 that works for Environmental Justice in the Portland metro area.
Oregon Action is a statewide non-profit community justice organization dedicated to building power for low-income families and people of color on issues of racial, economic and social justice.
The Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP) conducts in-depth research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues with the goal of improving public policy decision making and generating more opportunities for all Oregonians.
OCADSV's mission is to raise awareness about or regarding violence against all women and children, and to work towards non-violence through leadership in advocacy, public policy, training, resource development and social change.
Oregon Rural Action is a nonprofit membership-based community organization working to promote social justice, agricultural and economic sustainability, and stewardship of the region's land, air and water.
Oregon Student Association (OSA) is a coalition of student governments dedicated to the representation, service and protection of the collective interest of students in post-secondary education since 1975.
Our Oregon is a coalition of organizations concerned about meeting Oregonian's priorities.
Partnership for Safety and Justice unites those most affected by crime, violence, and the criminal justice system (survivors of crime, people convicted of crime, and the families of both) to redirect policies and resources from an over-reliance on incarceration, to effective strategies that reduce violence and recidivism, and increase community safety.