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.

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

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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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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 members. The vigil was sponsored by Union County Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Zion Lutheran Church, Oregon Rural Action, La...

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ORA members form Health Care Reform Action Team

ORA members organize for health care for all ORA members have been hosting presentations, speakers and dialog about the state of our health care system since early 2011. Now members have formed the Health Care Reform Action Team. The team has exciting events scheduled for members interested in health care issues. We hope you will join us! Wednesday August 15, 7 PM—homemade ice cream and pie social at the home of Cheryl Simpson Whitaker and...

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