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Don’t Let Developers Hijack Housing Policy AGAIN

Take action today! Tell your legislator: Don’t let developers push bad housing policies! In 1999 developers cut a backroom deal with Oregon legislators: they banned inclusionary housing. It was a mistake that led to our current housing crisis, and it’s a mistake now to […]

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Meet Huy Ong, OPAL’s New Executive Director

Following a nationwide search, OPAL’s Board of Directors has chosen a permanent Executive Director! Huy Ong joins us to lead OPAL in 2016 and beyond. A dynamic trainer, facilitator, and fundraiser, Huy brings communities together to address tough issues. “I believe in intersectional organizing […]

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Five Ways to Get Involved

OPAL stands for Organizing People, Activating Leaders. Below are five easy ways anyone can get organized, develop leadership skills, and support the movement for social, racial and economic justice. 1) Come to a meeting! Throughout the year, OPAL hosts political education and training, and social […]

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Orlando Lopez: Building BRU Power

Orlando Lopez’s family has worked in the fields since before they migrated from Oaxaca, Mexico. He worked side by side with his parents and other migrant workers during summers growing up in Woodburn. Orlando’s parents were some of the first members of Pineros y […]