We’re coming together to make sure our voices are heard, and that the new economy works for everyone.
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Many of our communities live in close proximity to high traffic corridors and suffer from heightened health risks due to toxic air quality, in particular diesel exhaust. Diesel pollution has grave health consequences for Oregonians, especially for communities of color, low income communities, children and the elderly. Diesel increases the risk of cancer; damages lungs, […]
March 7, 2019 Re: HB 2020 To: Representative Karin Power Senator Michael Dembrow Members of the Carbon Reduction Committee Co-Chair Power, Co-Chair Dembrow and Members of the Carbon Reduction Committee We are grateful for the hard work that has gone in to the drafting of HB 2020 and your commitment to addressing climate […]
We recently received feedback from our international movement partners on point 4 of the platform which reads, “Climate-Smart, Sustainable Farms and Forests.” The term ‘climate-smart’ has been branded and co-opted by major corporations to mean increasing agricultural output, with little thought given to the ecological impacts and the impacts on farm workers. We used to […]
We did it! A wave of frontline leadership made a strong statement yesterday that as Oregonians we do not accept hate towards our communities and that we have the right to build the new! It is the right thing to do, and we have very right to do it! We defeated Measure 105 and OJTA […]