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What’s happening at ORA

  1. Social Justice Meeting

    August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Energy Team Meeting

    August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. ORA Board Meeting – Baker City, Oregon

    September 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Health Care Reform Action Team Meeting

    September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Food and Agriculture Meeting-BMC

    September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Action Alerts

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 […]

Nominations Sought for the ORA Board of Directors

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 […]

Job Opportunities: Outreach Coordinators in Malheur, Baker, Umatilla, Morrow, and Union 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, Baker, Malheur, and Union Counties. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15 and […]

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 […]

Oregon Rural Action reaches out

A vigil commemorating those killed and wounded in the recent attack on a gay night club in Orlando, FL, was held on June 25 at Zion Lutheran Church, La Grande. The memorial began with a moment of silence, reading of the names and ages of those killed, lighting candles for each, and statements by community […]