EJ Movement Updates

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OPAL Has Moved Offices!

OPAL has moved! We are now located at 3202 SE 82nd Avenue, Suite B., Portland OR 97266. We’re off bus lines 9, 72, and 4. Our phone number has also changed! Our main line is (503) 774 4503. Please make note of these changes.

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OPAL Is Moving!

To our community, As revealed at last night’s Voices of a People’s History event, I am writing today to share some big news: OPAL is moving! OPAL’s Board and I are pleased to announce we’ve found a more-affordable office space, closer to our communities, where members can organize, meet, and build movement power. The new…

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VIDEO: OPAL on Community Hotline

OPAL’s Community Engagement Coordinator Shawn Fleek was on Portland Community Media’s Community Hotline to talk about OPAL, our current campaigns, and our upcoming Voices of a People’s History Event. The full video is below. Support our intersectional organizing by attending the Voices event. Tickets are nearly sold out – get yours today!

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Win a Four-Day Getaway and More at Voices

Voices of a People’s History: Roots, Resistance, Revolution is next week! OPAL’s biggest event of the year is a community gathering like no other, and this year, attendees will have a chance to win valuable prizes like never before. Here’s a sneak peak at one we’re sure will delight: Mt. Hood Getaway for Eight at…

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Monday: Join the Fight for Transportation Investment

BikePortland.org: OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon is bringing their push for more transportation options and safe streets right to legislators on Monday. They’ll hold a press conference in the plaza outside the hearing an hour before it starts.” Read more here.

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BRU Membership Contest

OPAL has two free tickets to Helium Comedy Club to give away to one lucky member of Bus Riders Unite. In looking at the list of the hundreds of BRU members, we realized that many of us haven’t paid BRU membership dues this year, so we’re having a contest to win these tickets! Dues are…

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Upcoming Events

  1. TriMet Board meeting

    July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. BRU General Meeting

    July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. TriMet Board meeting

    August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. TriMet Board meeting

    September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Environmental Justice demands:

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Transportation Justice

…Frequent, affordable, accessible and efficient mass and active transit for greater mobility and access to opportunity

...Reduced auto emissions for public health

housing-circle-watermarkHousing Justice

Protections for renters

…State and local inclusionary housing policies

Quality housing we can afford

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Climate action to benefit us first and most, as we are the communities most impacted by climate change

...Action to reduce toxics in our air, water and soil.

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…Parks, green spaces, tree canopy and brownfield restoration for community livability

…Green, living-wage jobs in mass transit, infrastructure construction and maintenance, energy, and weatherization