An 18-minute summary on how to make your voice heard and influence legislation in Oregon. Tips on meeting with legislators, submitting testimony and lobbying for legislation on the issues you care about. Other “Highlights” videos are available on Gun Safety and the Oregon State Budget.
Making Democracy Work
OFFICE MANAGER: The League of Women Voters of Portland is seeking an office manager to support our volunteers and manage routine office tasks. The position is for 20 hours/week, starting in mid-January 2018. Applications accepted now. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and seek to hire qualified staff reflecting the diversity of the Portland community. […]
How can we create civil discourse as we exercise our constitutional First Amendment rights? How can we find common ground and solve problems together in times of great polarization? View the recording of a discussion with Mat dos Santos (ACLU of Oregon), Michael Mills (Oregon Solutions), and Wendy Willis (Kitchen Table Democracy). This recording will […]
Our 2017-19 Directory of Elected Officials has just been updated. If you want to write or phone your elected representatives – from the President to your local School Board – this is the tool you need. Just updated in October 2017, this includes some new names and contact information. Just 6 pages long, it’s easy […]