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Solidarity with Atlanta

Solidarity with Atlanta

Atlanta-area residents woke up to news Wednesday morning that an overnight shooting spree left eight people dead and another person injured. It appears that at least 6 of those killed were Asian women. We mourn for... Read more

Inauguration unveils new era; Unite Oregon encourages community vigilance

Unite Oregon issues community warning regarding rumors of extremist violence on inauguration day For Immediate Release Jan. 20, 2021 PORTLAND -- As the country transitions to new leadership at the federal level, Unite Oregon issues... Read more

Unite Oregon Condemns Anti-Muslim Violence in New Zealand

       Unite Oregon condemns the horrific attack on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, which has killed nearly 50 people, and wounded dozens more during Friday prayers at two local mosques. We express our... Read more

UO calls for independent investigation of the PPB

Yesterday, the Willamette Week and Portland Mercury broke the story that a Portland Police officer worked closely with alt-right leader Joey Gibson. Read more

Unite Oregon responds to Commissioner Fish on the JTTF

February 11, 2019  Last week, Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish wrote an op-ed in support of Portland's participation in the federal Joint Terrorism Task Force, which we rejoined in 2015. With all due respect to... Read more

Unite Oregon condemns SCOTUS Muslim Ban 3.0 Decision

For Immediate Release: 6/26/2018 Contact: [email protected] or [email protected] Portland, OR Unite Oregon condemns the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Muslim Ban to remain in effect. Today's 5-4 decision reversed the injunction in December 2017 that prevented the Trump... Read more

Passage of HB 2355 Ensures a Brighter Future for Thousands of Oregonians

Portland, OR.-- Despite a high tide of political disagreement and fear, we have seen our Democratic and Republican legislators join together to bring this bill closer and closer to becoming a law.  We have hope... Read more

Oregon Senate passes legislation to end police profiling and reform drug sentencing with bipartisan support

Salem, Ore.—A bill that provides resources to end law enforcement profiling in Oregon through data collection, training, and accountability passed the Oregon Senate on Friday. Having passed the Oregon House on July 5th, the bill... Read more

US Supreme Court Ruling Will Increase Religious, Racial and Ethnic Profiling

Washington, DC.--The US Supreme Court ruled Monday to allow a partial lift of the legal injunction against President Donald J Trump’s proposed Muslim travel ban. The move will allow the federal government to turn back... Read more

Oregonians Urge the U.S. Senate to Protect the Health Care Our Families Rely On

A National Day of Action Calls Attention to Winners and Losers in ACA Repeal Effort   Read more