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What’s happening at ORA

  1. Social Justice Meeting-BMC

    June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. ORA Board Meeting – Baker City, Oregon

    July 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Annual Meeting Committee

    July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. RJEO

    July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  5. Health Care Reform Action Team Meeting

    July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Job Opportunity: Lead Organizer

Oregon Rural Action is seeking a Lead Organizer initially to coordinate and manage all aspects of a multi–county organizing assessment and then to function as an ongoing Lead Organizer. Oregon Rural Action seeks an experienced community organizer who relates well with people of diverse backgrounds, is disciplined and detail-oriented, can juggle competing responsibilities, thinks strategically, […]


Celebrate MLK Jr Day! Coat Drive & Film Screening

Come join others in the community Monday January 16th to honor MLK Jr Day by helping to sort coats for a coat drive and/or by watching the film “13th” which will be followed by a panel discussion. The coat drive sorting will be held from 11am-2pm in Hoke 339 on the EOU campus and the […]


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 […]


Stand With Standing Rock Auction & Stay Warm Drive

Standing Rock Gear Donation Requests ROP is sending a busload of rural Oregonians to Standing Rock and they are bringing needed supplies with them! Racial Justice in Eastern Oregon and Oregon Rural Action are hosting a fundraiser concert, auction, and gear drive Thursday December 8th to help raise needed funds and items. Please attend the event at […]


What Water is Worth: The Standing Rock Sioux

The Western Organization of Resource Councils has come out in support of the Standing Rock Sioux. While the entire post is worth reading, this part stands out: “We stand with Standing Rock in their fight to protect water, tribal sovereignty, landowner rights, human rights, and cultural resources threatened by the present route of the Dakota […]


Looking for a Few Good People for our Board of Directors

ORA Seeks Nominations for Board of Directors If you’re interested in helping to build and grow an exciting nonprofit, we want to talk with you. ORA is a unique membership driven organization dedicated to strengthening democratic processes. We want to build the capacity of our communities to identify and take action on issues of importance […]