My Housing story matters

My Housing Story Matters- Renter Week of Action

OPAL has been working on the crossroads to support solutions that create safe, affordable and stable housing for our communities. We know that there is much more to do!¬†Oregon most impacted communities continue to suffer from skyrocketing rent increases, no cause evictions, unhealthy living […]

Sierra standing in front of the ocean.

Sierra’s OPAL Story

OPAL is a transformative place, not just for our members but also for those who volunteer and intern with us. Sierra Cleveland has been an intern with OPAL for the last ten weeks, and this Friday is her last day. We asked her to […]

Oregon Just Transition Assembly.

“Build the New” Assembly Agenda

Event(s) Details: DAY 1 What: Invest in Our Power Where: Friday Sept 1 Time: 6pm-9pm Where: Lagunitas Brewery Co. (237 NE Broadway St Suite 300, Portland, OR 97232) * Open to all, to buy your tickets click here. Day 2 What: End the Bad […]

Picture. Two way traffic on a large road. Cars turning. Bicyclist is walking his walk across the street in a cross walk.

OPAL Analysis of the State Transportation Package (HB2017-3)

Today OPAL sent a letter to the Joint Committee on Transportation and Modernization at the Oregon State Legislature. Legislators have proposed a transportation package which includes myriad investments and revenue proposals. The text of the letter, which contains our read of what the bill […]