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What’s happening at ORA

  1. The Space Between Us; A conversation with Manuel Padilla- Ontario

    October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. The Space Between Us; A conversation with Manuel Padilla- La Grande

    October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Health Care Reform Action Team Meeting

    November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Oregon Rural Action’s Annual Meeting & Fundraising Event 2017

Please join the Board of Directors in celebrating another successful year of community organizing and engagement at the Oregon Rural Action Annual Meeting. This year’s theme is: The Future of Rural America: Equity, Sustainability and Justice. For more information on cost, location, guest speaker and more, please click here.


Nominations Sought for the ORA Board of Directors: Deadline September 1

If you are interested in helping to build and grow an exciting nonprofit, we want to talk with you about running for a position on the ORA Board of Directors. ORA is a unique membership-driven organization working to strengthen democratic processes, build community capacity to identify and take action on issues of community importance and […]


B2H 2nd Public Comment Session to Be Held

MEETING ALERT:  AUGUST 23rd @ 6pm, La Grande              Union County & City of La Grande 2nd Joint Public Meeting on Idaho Power’s Amended Preliminary Application for Site Certificate for Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line (B2H)   The Union County Commissioners and City of La Grande are hosting a second Boardman to Hemingway siting meeting. It will be on Wednesday, August 23rd at 6 […]


Protect and Improve Medicare: The Pill Bottle Campaign

ORA Health Care Reform Action Team has turned their July 18th meeting into an Action Event. It would be great if you could participate and help send a strong message to Rep. Walden, “We want improved Medicare for All!” Join us 6:00-7:00 pm July 18 at the ORA office, 1119 Washington Ave., La Grande. Write your personal messages or choose […]


Job Opportunities: Outreach Coordinators in Malheur and Umatilla/Morrow Counties

  Like talking to people? Interested in learning more about the issues that matter to others in your community? Oregon Rural Action is hiring six part-time, temporary outreach coordinators to help with a five-county organizing assessment August through October in Umatilla/Morrow and Malheur, Counties. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15 and will continue until […]


Show Up In Support: “Save Health Care Rally”

The ORA Health Care Reform Action Team (HC-RAT) will be joining a rally in Max Square at noon this Sunday January 15th organized by the Union County Dems. They would like to extend an invitation to anyone regardless of party affiliation to show up in support. Congress wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act and […]