Programs

Aug 062017
 

At this year’s Rural Caucus and Strategy Session, folks from across the state were stunned when they learned about their community’s history from Architecture of Internment: The Build-up to Wartime Incarceration, an exhibit created by Graham Street Productions that illustrates the lead-up to Japanese internment during WWII in original letters and headlines from that time. Architecture of [read more]

 Posted by on August 6, 2017
May 052017
 

On Saturday, several immigrant detainees in The Dalles went on hunger strike to amplify their demands for humane conditions inside of the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility (NORCOR) alongside the hunger strikers in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA. After six days without food, the hunger strikers in NORCOR have ended their strike (for [read more]

 Posted by on May 5, 2017
Nov 212014
 

November 21st, 2014 Dear ROPnet, The photo to the right was snapped last night at Central Oregon’s Social Justice Center. Over fifty people gathered together at the heart of Central Oregon’s human dignity movement to hear firsthand what President Obama planned to do with his executive action on immigration reform. The room was overflowing with [read more]

 Posted by on November 21, 2014
Nov 042014
 

November 3rd, 2014 Dear ROPnetters, Over the last few months rural and small town Oregonians have made their voices heard. We have knocked on doors, hosted and attended forums, and made hundreds of phone calls. We have delivered STAND Voter Guides, marched through the streets, written letters to the editor, and talked with our neighbors. [read more]

 Posted by on November 4, 2014
Oct 282013
 

Last May we sent out a ROPnet describing Occupy Roseburg’s incredible success fighting a proposed “exclusion zone” that would unfairly target folks who appear to be low-income in downtown Roseburg, all while they continued to do their community-building work of their weekly Feed the Burg potluck.  For those of you who would like the refresher, [read more]

 Posted by on October 28, 2013
Sep 052013
 

What is the Activity?  Getting radical study groups!  This month’s KTA asks you and your group to spend some time thinking about the role direct action can play in our social change work.  Using a recent issue of Yes! Magazine (that quotes ROP Founder Marcy Westerling) and the “Do It Then Defend It” notes from the [read more]

 Posted by on September 5, 2013
Jul 132013
 

  Friday, July 12, 2013 Dear ROPnet, Last March, over 50 bus riders and thousands of others took part in a historic bus tour that covered central Oregon, eastern Oregon, Idaho, and southeastern Washington featuring rallies, community forums, and press conferences calling for just immigration reform and drivers licenses for Oregon drivers. As one bus [read more]

 Posted by on July 13, 2013
Jul 122013
 

Last March, over 50 bus riders and thousands of others took part in a historic bus tour and related events that covered central Oregon, eastern Oregon, Idaho, and southeastern Washington featuring rallies, community forums, and press conferences calling for just immigration reform and drivers licenses for Oregon drivers. As one bus rider shared, “I will never [read more]

 Posted by on July 12, 2013
Jul 112013
 

National Welcoming Week is September 15 to 22: How will your town participate? Last year, Unidos Building Community kicked off the statewide tour of the Borderless Stories exhibit to celebrate Welcoming Week 2012. Read their story here and plan for how you can participate this year with the July Kitchen Table Activity! WHAT IS THE ACTIVITY? Did you know that [read more]

 Posted by on July 11, 2013