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 some from the list we will provide. We are filling hundreds of empty pill bottles with your...

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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 to make rural Eastern Oregon economically and environmentally sustainable through diverse campaigns,...

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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 until all positions are filled. See the job description here, and please...

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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, has a passion for community organizing and shares...

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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 movie screening followed by a panel discussion will be at @HQ 112 Depot Street in downtown La Grande from 3-6pm. The film addresses the history and...

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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 slash Medicare and Medicaid. Let’s show up and make some noise to show them their constituents do not approve! After gathering at...

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