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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

Oregon Immigrants’ Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Trump’s Muslim and Refugee Exclusion

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Unite Oregon Commends Drug Policy Reform

Unite Oregon applauds Oregon’s law enforcement community, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, for commitment to reduce drug possession to a misdemeanor. Read more

Unite Oregon Mourns Victims of Orlando Hate Crime

Unite Oregon expresses solidarity with the LGBTQ and Muslim communities. Read more

The High Cost of Unaffordable Higher Education

A new report released this week shows that rising higher education costs, and the related explosion in student loan debt, are weakening Oregon’s economy.  Read more