About Unite Oregon, Rogue Valley
For over two decades Unite Oregon, Rogue Valley (formerly Oregon Action) has been a social justice leader in Jackson County. We are now excited to become an independent chapter of Unite Oregon, a newly merged organization comprised of Oregon Action and the Center for Intercultural Organizing. (Read more about this unique and powerful merger, and what it means for our work, here.) Through leadership development and community organizing, we provide the organizational base for participatory democracy, just communities, and a fair economy.
In 2018, Unite Oregon, Rogue Valley is digging in on the issues that our members have prioritized for us, including raising wages for workers; continuing racial justice work like ending police profiling; fighting for justice and dignity for our immigrant neighbors; addressing the affordable housing crisis in the Rogue Valley; and expanding access to quality, affordable healthcare.
Other issues we work on include the student debt crisis and college affordability, transportation access and affordability, economic justice for working women, and civic engagement. All of our work is approached through a racial justice lens and with a focus on developing the leaders of tomorrow as we build a powerful movement for justice.
Throughout all of our campaigns and issue work, we are continuing our focus on developing new organizers and community leaders. as well as continuing to take a visible leadership role in the community as an organization.
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Unite Oregon, Rogue Valley
Unite Oregon, Rogue Valley is led locally by leadership council of about 5-10 members who live in our community. We prioritize immigrants and refugees and people of color for leadership council positions. 2-4 members of our leadership council are elected up to Unite Oregon's statewide Board of Directors.