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 […]
CLICK TO READ: With Shelters Full, DV Advocates Push For Housing
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 […]
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 […]
CLICK TO READ: Big News: Developers Are Getting Hip to Inclusionary Zoning
CLICK TO READ: How Zoning Laws Fuel Segregation
CLICK TO READ: The Oregon Standoff in Perspective: Race, Land Use, and Social Justice https://t.co/EEyg9UNDO6
Portland needs bold thinking to address historical injustice. This is only a first step, but it’s a good one.
CLICK TO READ: Portland needs bold thinking to address historical injustice. This is only a first step, but it’s a good one.
CLICK TO READ: Senator Dembrow will introduce repeal of Inclusionary Zoning Ban
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 […]