ROP Member Groups

Feb 122018

The Rural Organizing Project’s network of local, autonomous groups organizing for human dignity is growing and we are excited to expand our staff team of organizers to meet this moment! Hundreds of leaders across Oregon are bringing their neighbors into the movement for human dignity. ROP’s work supporting ordinary Oregonians organizing for the soul of [read more]

 Posted by on February 12, 2018
Feb 062018

On Saturday, January 20th, thousands took to the streets to mark the anniversary of historic protests against Trump’s inaugurations — and many were thrilled to see even bigger turnout this year! While marching and rallying for justice and democracy, many local organizers were surprised to see the faces of neighbors and friends who were demonstrating [read more]

 Posted by on February 6, 2018
Jan 292018

January 29th, 2018 Dear ROPnet, Mark your calendars! This year’s Rural Caucus & Strategy Session will be on Saturday, May 19th in The Dalles! We are planning a whole weekend of direct action, strategic conversations, and people’s movement assemblies kicking off Friday, May 18th and continuing through Sunday, May 20th. Join us for the main [read more]

 Posted by on January 29, 2018
Jan 272018

January 25th, 2018 Dear ROPnet, We hope you’re finding a moment to celebrate the passage of Measure 101, an inspiring organizing victory made possible through thousands of conversations that cut through the anti-immigrant rhetoric and amplified what Measure 101 would do for rural Oregon! We are grateful to hear stories about folks reaching out to [read more]

 Posted by on January 27, 2018
Jan 142018

January 12th, 2018 Dear ROPnet, At this time last year folks across rural Oregon were preparing to take to the streets to show our resolve, our righteous anger and our commitment to protecting each other in the days, months and years to come. From post-inauguration rallies and marches to events honoring the legacy of Dr. [read more]

 Posted by on January 14, 2018
Jan 112018

January 9th, 2018 Dear ROPnet, Here in rural Oregon we are no strangers to the right seizing power to slash budgets, privatize services, and fight for regressive economic policies that hurt the most vulnerable in our communities. With the Trump administration targeting and scapegoating immigrants and refugees, the door is open for these attacks to [read more]

 Posted by on January 11, 2018
Jan 032018

January 2, 2018 Dear ROPnet, Rural Organizing Project (ROP) is dedicated to creating communities that are accountable to a standard of human dignity: the belief in the equal worth of all people and the need for equal access to justice. We are a statewide organization of locally-based autonomous groups by and for small town and [read more]

 Posted by on January 3, 2018
Dec 312017

As we close out another year, we invite you to reflect on the incredible work of human dignity groups across rural Oregon in 2017. Click here to make a tax deductible year-end donation to support organizing in rural communities. In 2017, Rural Organizing Project reached across boundaries and borders to build the movement for human [read more]

 Posted by on December 31, 2017
Dec 232017

December 19th, 2017 Dear ROPnet, As the year draws to a close, we are reflecting on all of the ways we have come together this year to survive, resist and build! On Saturday, December 2nd, 35 people from Benton, Columbia, Coos, Deschutes, Lane, Linn, Multnomah, Polk, Josephine, Union, Wasco, Washington, and Yamhill met at SEIU [read more]

 Posted by on December 23, 2017