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SolWest Coordinator Job Opening

Oregon Rural Action (ORA) is hiring a part time temporary coordinator for the annual SolWest Renewable Energy Fair in La Grande, Oregon. Oregon Rural Action is an alliance for community action empowering people to protect and enhance the quality of life in Eastern Oregon. We are dedicated to community organizing. SolWest is expected to become one of our flagship annual events. The successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to organizing large, multi-day events with numerous workshops, vendor displays, and other activities occurring simultaneously. Visit www.oregonrural.org/solwest for more information on ORA and SolWest.


Vote Yes on 92: 5 Reasons to vote yes for GMO Labeling! How can you help?

A few Reason’s to vote for GMO Labeling:
It’s all about giving consumers a choice in the grocery store, just like we label organics, nutrition facts, and Kosher Foods(even though it’s not relevant to many). 64 countries already require labels.


Long-awaited victory against Big Coal!

The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) denied a key permit necessary for Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific coal export proposal. Ambre’s dirty coal project would have sent hundreds of coal trains through the region, thousands of coal barges down the Columbia River, and further disrupted our climate with dangerous carbon pollution.

Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon state agencies listened to our broad and deep coalition from across the region and made the right choice.

Send a message to DSL Director Mary Abrams and Governor Kitzhaber today, and thank them for their leadership!