Oregon Chapter of the American College of Physicians
The Oregon Chapter of the American College of Physicians represents over 1,400 members. Our chapter has a rich history of supporting the goal of the ACP to promote better patient care by educating and informing policy makers, patients, and fellow physicians
Oregon Nurses Association
Mission: to use our collective power to advocate for nursing, quality health care and healthy communities.
Oregon School Psychologists' Association
Mission: To support school psychologists through advocacy, professional development, and community partnerships to promote excellence in education, mental health, and diversity.
Law Enforcement Action Partnership
Mission: To unite and mobilize the voice of law enforcement in support of drug policy and criminal justice reforms that will make communities safer by focusing law enforcement resources on the greatest threats to public safety, promoting alternatives to arrest and incarceration, addressing the root causes of crime, and working toward healing police-community relations.
Crime Victims' Rights Alliance
Mission: To educate future lawyers about issues related to crime victims advocacy; to acknowledge and further the rights of crime victims in all areas of law, and to encourage all law students and lawyers to advocate for the just treatment of these unwilling participants in the justice system.
Oregon Academy of Family Physicians
Mission: To support family physicians in their pursuit of optimal health for the people of Oregon.
“[L]awmakers’ failure to appropriately fund addiction and recovery services – investments that would pay dividends in addressing a common factor in child abuse, homelessness and other issues – merits supporting the measure … Broadening access to services so that adults – and juveniles – can easily get assistance is a public health solution more closely tied with what is ultimately a public health problem.”
Coalition of Communities of Color
Mission: To address the socioeconomic disparities, institutional racism, and inequity of services experienced by our families, children and communities; and to organize our communities for collective action resulting in social change to obtain self-determination, wellness, justice and prosperity. Members include: Africa House, Asian Family Center, Asian Pacific American Network for Oregon (APANO), Unite Oregon, El Centro Milagro (Miracle Theater), Hacienda Community Development Corporation, Immigrant and Refugee Organization (IRCO), Latino Network, KairosPDX, Muslim Educational Trust, Native American Youth & Family Center (NAYA), Portland African American Leadership Forum, Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Self-Enhancement Inc., Slavic Community Center, Slavic Network of Oregon, Verde, and Voz Workers Rights Education Project.
Oregon Public Health Association
Mission: Advocate for policies that protect and promote health and health equity for all Oregonians. Provide learning, collaboration, and leadership opportunities for public health professionals and the broader community.
AFSCME Council 75
One of Oregon’s largest public sector unions, representing 29,000 workers across the state. Members include public and private sector employees who provide a public service, including those who work for the State of Oregon or an Oregon city, county, or special district, doctors, nurses, treatment providers, county health clinics, the department of corrections, homelessness service providers, and many more.
United Food and Commercial Workers 555
United Food and Commercial Workers 555 represents 25,000 workers and their families throughout Oregon and SW Washington. The union includes grocery, meat, CCK, and non-food retail workers, members working in manufacturing and processing plants, as well as patient care in the healthcare industry, and more.
American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations builds power for working people through the Federation’s work to elect leaders and advocate for legislation which supports working people; and engaging with more communities in Oregon and with more organizations outside of the labor movement.
“Measure 110 would establish a more humane, equitable and effective approach to helping people struggling with addiction, shifting from a system of criminalization to approaching addiction as the healthcare issue it is,” Rev. E.D. Mondainé of the NAACP of Portland, Antoinette Edwards, retired director of the Portland Youth Violence Prevention Task Force, and Donell Morgan, executive director of Elevate Oregon, said in a joint statement to The Skanner.”
La Clínica Health
Mission: to improve the health and well-being of all people in communities we serve.
Cascade AIDS Project
Mission: To support and empower all people living with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare.
Central City Concern
Mission: To provide pathways to self-sufficiency through active intervention in poverty and homelessness.
NW Labor Press
“Measure 110 is meant to make drug treatment and recovery available to any Oregon resident who requests it. It would increase funding for drug treatment by about $60 million a year by diverting marijuana tax revenue over what was forecast when voters first passed marijuana legalization and dedicated the tax revenue to schools. Currently over 8,000 people are arrested in Oregon each year for simple drug possession. Convicting them criminally costs $15,000 per case, more than drug treatment.”
Mission:To lead community-grounded initiatives to make justice a lived experience for Black, Brown, and Indigenous people in Oregon.
Mission: To secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde includes over 30 Tribes and bands from western Oregon, northern California, and southwest Washington. These include tribal bands from the Kalapuya, Molalla, Chasta, Umpqua, Rogue River, Chinook, and Tillamook. The Tribe is active throughout its ancestral homelands but located in western Oregon where it has a 11,500-acre reservation in Yamhill County. With approximately 5,400 enrolled tribal members, the Tribe is governed by a nine-member Tribal Council that is elected by the Tribe’s voting membership.
Northwest Down Syndrome Association
Mission: To create and nurture a loving and inclusive community celebrating every person with a disability including Down syndrome.
SEIU Local 503
SEIU Local 503 represents over 72,000 workers in Oregon, including care providers, workers in higher education, state and local government, and non-profit. Their vision is a just and vibrant society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
SEIU Local 49
Representing more than 15,000 members throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Members work in a variety of facilities in the healthcare, security, custodial and service industries. They stand for fair pay, affordable healthcare, dignity and a voice at work.
Mission: To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Mental Health and Addiction Association of Oregon
Mission: MHAAO is an inclusive peer-run organization dedicated to self-direction honoring the voice of lived experience.
Mission: To strengthen families by providing affordable housing, homeownership support, economic advancement and educational opportunities.
Clergy for a New Drug Policy
Mission: To mobilize clergy nationally on behalf of an agenda that ends the War on Drugs by allocating resources to education, treatment, and public safety.
National Association of Social Workers
Mission: To promote, develop, and protect the practice of social work and social workers. NASW also seeks to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through its work and advocacy. NASW is the largest and most recognized membership organization of professional social workers in the world. The NASW Oregon Chapter has 1,800 members.
IBEW Local 48
Mission: To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry; to cultivate feelings of friendship among those in the industry; to assist each other in sickness or distress; to secure adequate pay for work in order to achieve a higher standard of living, to seek security for individual members, to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of members and their families. IBEW Local 48 represents over 4,000 workers in a variety of electrical fields.
Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc.
Mission: To nurture, sustain, and mobilize the African American faith community in collaboration with civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders to address critical needs of human rights and social justice within local, national, and global communities.
Mission: To help homeless youth and other marginalized people move towards improved health and self-sufficiency.
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
Mission: To create a just and equitable world where Asians and Pacific Islanders are fully engaged in the social, economic and political issues that affect them.
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Southern Oregon
Mission: to provide support and education, to increase public awareness and understanding of biological brain disorders and to advocate on behalf of persons with mental illness.
Mission: Causa works to improve the lives of Latinx immigrants and their families in Oregon through advocacy, coalition building, leadership development, and civic engagement. Latinx immigrants and their families are the heart of Causa and inspire, implement, and champion our work. Causa envisions a world where all people have the opportunities and resources needed to thrive. We envision a community that welcomes and values the contributions, strengths, and assets of Latinx immigrants and their families
Mission: To integrate the Latinx community of Springfield into a unique community that helps and supports one other.
Eugene Springfield NAACP
Mission: To create political, educational, social, economic equality for all people & end race-based discrimination. In Lane County, primary activities include implementation of education programs, public awareness events, community building, and coalition work towards cultural inclusion. Additionally, the Eugene Springfield NAACP provides support to other regional offices.
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Mission: To bring together diverse communities of faith to learn, serve and advocate for justice, peace and the integrity of creation; to bring the faith community’s voice to the policy-making process to ensure a life of possibility for all Oregonians.
Our Revolution Central Oregon
Mission: Elect progressives, fight for our issues, transform the Democratic party.
Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Mission: Working for the liberation of all beings through action in the public sphere, under a Buddhist banner.
Centro Latino Americano
Mission: To empower Latino families by providing opportunity and building bridges for a stronger community. Our vision is a thriving, connected community where all people are valued.
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
PSR is an organization of health professionals and public health advocates working collaboratively with community partners to educate and advocate for societal and policy change that protects human health at the local, state, national, and international level.
Partnership for Safety and Justice
Mission: Transforming our response to crime through innovative solutions that ensure accountability, equity, and healing.
Mission: To defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Oregon Working Families Party
The Oregon Working Families Party is a progressive grassroots political party building a multiracial movement of working people to transform America.
Mission: To defend and advance civil liberties and civil rights.
Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
Mission: To empower farmworkers to understand and take action against systematic exploitation and all of its effects. PCUN is Oregon’s farmworker union and the largest Latinx organization in the state.
Metropolitan Public Defender
Metropolitan Public Defender represents clients in criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to capital murder, juvenile cases from delinquency to dependency, mental health cases from civil commitments to mental health courts, and specialty courts from drug courts to community court.
Bridgeport United Church of Christ
Mission: An LGBTQ affirming, authentic community working for peace, justice and the integrity of creation. We stand against racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia and anti-semitism.
Phoenix Rising Transitions
PHOENIX Rising Transitions is a grassroots community-based organization that provides transitional support including education, mentoring and community building with special concern for releasing convicts, ex-convicts and their families, crime victims and the community at large.
Oregon Cannabis Association
Mission: To help cultivators, processors, retailers, entrepreneurs, and allied businesses thrive through networking events, educational workshops, and political representation.
Mission: To prevent gun violence advocating for reasonable, effective gun laws. To educate the public and legislators about gun violence, lobby on behalf of bills that will help make our communities safer, and work to prevent the passage of bills that would make it easier for dangerous people to obtain and carry firearms.
Mission: To positively transform the lives of Latino youth, families, and communities.
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
OCDLA provides continuing legal education, formal, and informal networking, legislative action, and produces manuals, publications and email lists for the legal defense community.
Lutheran Community Services NW
Mission: Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope.
Rural Organizing Project
Mission: to strengthen the skills, resources, and vision of primary leadership in local autonomous human dignity groups with a goal of keeping such groups a vibrant source for a just democracy.
Community Alliance of Lane County
Mission: To educate and mobilize for peace, human dignity, and social, racial and economic justice.
The Social Justice Coalition, A Ministry of Central Lutheran Church, Portland
Mission: A welcoming and progressive Christian community in NE Portland joyfully building community, doing justice, and making peace.
Oregon Latino Health Coalition
Mission: To eliminate health disparities affecting Oregon Latinas and Latinos through leadership, collaboration and advocacy.
Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness
Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness facilitates wellness, recovery and community integration by providing supports and services that empower personal action.
Human Rights Watch
Mission: To expose human rights abuses.
Alano Club of Portland
Mission: To provide a welcoming, compassionate and accessible recovery support environment for individuals and families recovering from alcoholism, drug addiction and other addictive disorders.
Oregon Food Bank
Mission: to eliminate hunger and its root causes.
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center & Foundation
Mission: to provide high quality, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate primary health care to the communities of Washington and Yamhill counties with a special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farmworkers and others with barriers to receiving health care.
Mission: To provide an empowering, efficient, year-round mentoring program centered on raising graduation rates and post-secondary enrollment, while also striving to create “generational firsts”, offering students the tools they need to become future leaders in our region.
Farm Worker Ministry Northwest
Mission: To support local and national farm workers and their labor unions to achieve better farm worker pay and working conditions.
Pacific Northwest Family Circle
Mission: Unite Oregon and Washington Families to struggle on behalf of their Loved Ones for police accountability. PNWFC is an all-volunteer community group that supports Oregon and Washington Families whose Loved Ones were killed or injured by police officers.
Oregon Citizens United For Rehabilitation of Errants
Mission: to reduce crime by advocating for effective criminal justice policies, procedures, and programs.
Mission: to builds positive relationships with 15-25 year old homeless and transitional youth through Education, Arts and Recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.
Jackson County Democrats
We are an all-volunteer organization that stands for democracy and balances individual rights with the common good.
A grassroots criminal justice organization working for
the elimination of unfair and harmful practices by courts and prisons and the repeal of mandatory minimum sentencing in Oregon
Planned Parenthood Adovcates of Oregon
PPAO defends the Planned Parenthood mission by advocating for public policy that will enhance and protect reproductive health care; by building support and accountability among elected officials in Oregon; and by engaging and motivating the public.
Benton County Democrats
Benton County Democrats is the Benton County affiliate of the Democratic Party of Oregon
Outside the Frame
Mission: To empower homeless and marginalized youth to educate the public by producing films with youth that convey their experience.
Marion County Democrats
Mission: Our primary goal is to elect democrats. This means to all levels of government from the smallest city councils, school boards to the national level Representative, Senators as well as a Democratic President. We are committed to do all that is possible to help elect Democrats to positions not only within our county but on the national level too.
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
Mission: NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation supports and protects, as a fundamental right and value, a person’s freedom to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices – including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion – through education, training, organizing, and research.
Mission: Forward Together unites communities to win rights, recognition and resources for all families.
Democratic Party of Oregon
The Democratic Party of Oregon promotes the election of Democratic candidates at every level across the state of Oregon with technical and volunteer support. We provide opportunities for all Oregon Democrats to participate fully in our political process.
Democratic Party of Washington County
Mission: to elect qualified Democrats to public office; adopt a platform and work to ensure it is carried into law; inform voters about Democratic Party principles, and increase membership in the Democratic Party.
Freedom to Thrive
Mission: To create a world where safety means investment in people and planet; to end the punishment-based criminal and immigration systems.
Health Care for All Oregon
Mission: to bring equitable, affordable, comprehensive, high-quality, publicly funded health care to everyone in Oregon and the United States.
Oregon School Social Work Association
Mission: To promote and advance the school social work profession in Oregon.
Live True Counseling
Live True Counseling is a mental health clinic that offers counseling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples in Portland, Oregon.
Clackamas County Showing Up For Racial Justice
Clackamas County Showing Up for Racial Justice is the Clackamas County chapter of SURJ, a national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and to work for racial justice.
SURJ Eugene Springfield
SURJ Springfield-Eugene is the local chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national group mobilizing white people for anti-racism work.
Oregon State Council For Retired Citizens
Mission: To advocate for a good, quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities.
Mission: Human Solutions counters the forces that keep people and communities in poverty by building relationships and assets that create opportunity – today and for future generations.
Healing Hurt People
Mission: To work around the clock with victims of shootings, stabbings and assaults to offer the tools they need to end the cycle of violence.
Drug Policy Action
Mission: To advance policies and attitudes that best reduce the harms of both drug use and drug prohibition, and to promote the sovereignty of individuals over their minds and bodies.
Next Up Oregon
Mission: To amplify the voice and leadership of diverse young people to achieve a more just and equitable Oregon.
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
OLCV works within local and state governments to demand clean air and water, healthy forests and wildlife, and a renewable energy future for all Oregonians. Alongside members, OLCV takes political action to stand up for Oregon’s people and places.
Community Alliance of Tenants
Mission: To educate and empower tenants to demand safe, stable and affordable rental homes.
Deschutes County Democratic Party
Willamette Women Democrats
Mission: to provide programs that inform; to encourage women to be politically active; to endorse and support the candidates and issues which best reflect the principles of the Democratic Party.
East County Rising
Mission: to engage, energize, and elevate East Multnomah County by transforming governments to better reflect and represent East County’s diverse and progressive community.
Oregon Machinists Council
Oregon’s chapter was established in 1889 and consists of approximately 16 shops with approximately 1,800 members.
Gang Impacted Family Team
Mission: To coordinate services for individuals and their families in the effort to break the intergenerational ties that perpetuate gang involvement and violence in the community.
Basic Rights Oregon
Mission: To ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.
Jobs with Justice Portland
Mission: To take action for workers rights and economic justice, especially with those most marginalized by our economic system such as people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ people and women.
Portland POIC, Inc.
Mission: To reconnect alienated at-risk youth affected by poverty, family instability, and homelessness with high school education through Rosemary Anderson High School (RAHS), and with career training through POIC Work Opportunity Training programs (WOT). To mentor and support graduates in post-secondary education until they reach the age of stable maturity at 25 through our Rosemary Anderson Transitions program (RATR).
Prism Health is Oregon’s first LGBT primary health clinic that offers a safe, affirming, and non-judgmental space where all members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community can obtain the compassionate and culturally effective health care they need and deserve.
New Approach Oregon
Mission: To win more effective approaches to drugs in Oregon.
Communications Workers Association Local 7901 is located in Portland, Oregon and represents over 700 members across Oregon and SW Washington. CWA Local 7901 is a member-led Union and is composed of workers across several industries in the private sector. The Union is proud to represent workers and be actively organizing at telecommunications companies, labor organizations, nonprofits, and banks.
Mission: To support the efforts of individuals and families experiencing homelessness to transition into permanent housing. Efforts are directed at individuals sleeping outside or in their car in the Portland Metro area. JOIN’s service provision is not dependent on age, gender, race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, sexual identity, specific diagnosis, or identifiable issue.
Bridges to Change
Mission: To strengthen individuals and families affected by addictions, mental health, poverty and homelessness.
United Seniors of Oregon
Mission: To advocate for a good, quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities.
Mission: Inspired by the resilient Northwest Madrona Tree, Madrona Recovery provides the highest-quality care that stabilizes youth, educates families, and increases long-term success.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Mission: To mobilize and empower young people to participate in the political process, pushing for sensible policies to achieve a safer and more just future.
Mission: To work across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice.
Washington County Justice Initiative
Mission: WCJI is committed to ending racial, economic, and systemic violence in the Washington County criminal legal system. We stand for reallocating resources to support social services, holding police and prosecutors accountable, abolishing the prison system, and electing candidates who actively support these principles. We strive to work with the community and act with its consent.
Multnomah County Democrats
Mission: to engage and share our resources with the people of our county to empower them to raise their voices through their votes and community actions.
Mission: To end the violence, mass incarceration and overdose deaths that are a result of current punitive and discriminatory drug policies.
White Bird Clinic
Mission: To enable people to gain control of their social, emotional and physical well-being through direct service, education and community.
Mission: To inspire and coach our community into action; to serve neighbors transitioning from incarceration into mainstream society in Yamhill Valley, Oregon.
Rural Oregon Expungement Project
Mission: To make expungement accessible to everyone.
Harm Reduction Coalition
Mission: To promote the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use.
Family Forward Oregon
Mission: to create a family-forward Oregon where all families can be economically secure and have the time it takes to care for a family.
The Rosewood Initiative
Mission: To build a safe, healthy and vibrant community where neighbors can thrive together.
Feed the People PDX
Mission: Offering compassionate, nonjudgmental care to our neighbors living outside – socks and snacks with no strings attached.
Mission: To assist citizens returning home from incarceration to become healthy, well-respected members of their families and productive members of our communities.
The Insight Alliance
Mission: To develop and administer programs inside Oregon Correctional facilities and in the community that foster innate health realization; to offer a clear avenue to recovery and freedom where every person has the opportunity to lead a robust and healthy life.
Transition Projects, a leader in transitioning people from homelessness and living on the streets into housing in Portland, Oregon, operates and manages ten unique locations as well as facilitates hundreds of apartment placements each year, throughout the Portland Metropolitan area. The agency offers programs, resources and tools to individuals through access to social services including case workers, healthcare, mentorship and housing.
Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative (IPAC)
Mission: We affirm, celebrate and develop the leadership of people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, races and ethnicity, documentation status, ages, abilities, creeds, economic situations and backgrounds. We are community that boldly proclaims that love is love and Black lives matter. We resist the the powers of racism, homophobia and sexism that have wounded and divided us. and we imperfectly seek creative and loving ways to let ourselves be transformed by story and relationship so that we might be powers of transformation in our city and world.
Men Building Men
Mission: To bring together men from the community to mentor young students and instill a culture of accountability; to break a cycle of violence that has played out over generations.
Mission: SAfER’s mission is to promote human rights, respond when abuses of human dignity occur, and urge public institutions to address social justice concerns. SAfER is committed to immigrant rights and racial justice, LGBTQ rights, and the right to shelter.
Deschutes Youth Climate Congress
Mission: To mobilize Central Oregon youth around climate activism.
Mission: To create community through radical hospitality with those marginalized by poverty, houselessness, sex work, violence and substance use. Their doors are open to anyone who identifies as a woman or gender nonconforming.
Mission: To prevent homelessness by partnering with people as they navigate their journey to stability and opportunity.
Human Impact Partners
Mission: To conduct policy-focused and participatory research to evaluate the health impacts of policies across a range of issues including criminal justice, economic security, immigration, housing, land use, and transportation.
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Mission: To assure the building and strengthening of the Jewish community locally, nationally, overseas, and in Israel, in accordance with Jewish values.
Sunrise Beaverton is a Hub of the Sunrise Movement located in Beaverton, Oregon.
Mission: To advance policies that ensure meaningful participation and cultivate grassroots leadership from Oregon’s frontline and impacted communities. A multicultural, inter-generational team dedicated to centering community leaders representing the true diversity of our state’s vibrant Environmental Justice movement.
Mi Voz Cuenta
Mission: A movement of farm workers and immigrants striving to empower and enrich the lives of both groups through education, cultural presentations, advocacy, representation in issues that affect their lives and organizing to defend immigrant rights.
Ainsworth United Church of Christ
Ainsworth United Church of Christ is a multi-cultural, multi-racial, open & affirming, Just Peace and accessible church in NE Portland.
YWCA of Greater Portland
Mission: to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all
Mission: Bernie PDX is a grassroots volunteer organization dedicated to continuing the progressive Political Revolution by supporting candidates, causes, and events that are in line with our (and Bernie’s) goals and values.