Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usSun, 25 Feb 2018 18:37:48 -0500Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:37:48 -0500Copyright 2018 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Organizer/Lead Organizer @ SEIU Local 503Fri, 23 Feb 18 16:54:04 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8188http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8188Organization Name: SEIU Local 503
Website: www.seiu503.org
Location: Portland, Oregon View Google Map
Job Post Date: 23 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $49,000 and $79,000 annualy.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

This position has program responsibility for organizing, communications, and political action through worker and community leadership development. Organizers help build power by organizing non-union workers with a focus on one-on-one recruiting, house visits and developing community structures to win organizing campaigns.

Qualifications

Experience: At least 3 years
Skills: Requirements: A minimum two years’ experience or background demonstrating capabilities in organizing, political action, leadership identification and development, and motivating people to take action; a demonstrated commitment to empowering workers through the labor movement;experience working for social justice as an organizer or activist; and ability and stamina to work irregular and long hours and to attend weekend and evening activities.

Organization Description

SEIU Local 503 is Oregon's union of 65,000 nursing home, homecare, child care and other care providers, public and non-profit workers. We are part of the 2 million member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), committed to building power for low-wage workers and engaging in social and economic justice issues facing working families, from affordable housing to immigrant rights. We wage big campaigns to win better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs to help ensure that workers--not just corporations and CEOs--benefit from today’s global economy.

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Campaign Organizer @ Show Me Smoke FreeThu, 22 Feb 18 10:33:33 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8187http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8187Organization Name: Show Me Smoke Free
Website: www.smokefreemo.com/
Location: St Louis Missouri View Google Map
Job Post Date: 22 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Part Time / Seasonal
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Function – Scope Statement:

This position entails carrying out a campaign plan for two smoke-free workplace ballot measure efforts in St. Louis County and St. Charles County. The ideal candidate will have a knack for grassroots organizing. Knowledge of the area is preferred. This is a full-time, limited term position. The campaign organizer reports directly to a supervising coalition partner (with additional support from full coalition and consultants).

Environmental and Working Conditions:

For organizing purpose, this position requires flexibility in daily schedule and structure to have a presence in St. Louis and St. Charles counties. Office space may be provided upon request. Regular communication with coalition leadership and consultants will be required.

Qualifications

Experience: At least 3 years
Skills: Major Responsibilities:

1. Using a written campaign plan as a guide, works with established coalition partners, consultants, and volunteers to execute grassroots strategies.
2. Acts as the point person, ensuring all efforts for the St. Louis County and St. Charles County campaigns are coordinated.
3. Facilitates efficient and consistent communications among coalition partners.
4. Works with coalition partners and consultants to develop and implement a field plan to mobilize supporters through direct voter contact and outreach.
5. Recruits and educates new supporters, storytellers, organizational partners, and volunteers.
6. Plans and coordinates regular events and meetings.
7. Coordinates communication efforts for both campaigns, providing regular updates on Facebook and Twitter, among other appropriate mediums.
8. Responsible for tracking and meeting benchmarks for success laid out in the campaign plan (in areas including but not limited to signature gathering, social media engagement, and recruitment of storytellers).
9. Manages day to day operations of the campaign, including accounts receivable/payable, budget, event planning, and database upkeep, among other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
2. Minimum three years of experience working on political/issue campaigns, community organizing, or government relations. Working knowledge of public health issues and tobacco control policy is a plus. Knowledge of the area preferred.
3. Ability to recruit, coordinate, and supervise volunteers; engage coalition partners and consultants in a team environment.
4. A self-starter with exceptional communications skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex projects under time constraints.
6. Ability to travel 20% of the time, including possibility of overnight travel in state.
7. Proficiency in VAN, Microsoft Office, and social media platforms.
8. Access to reliable transportation and ability to maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance (with ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events). Must pass criminal, credit and DMV background checks.

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Union Organizer-in- Training / Higher Education Campaign @ SEIU InternationalThu, 22 Feb 18 09:58:49 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8186http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8186Organization Name: SEIU International
Location: Des Moines, Iowa 50301, United States View Google Map
Job Post Date: 22 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $40,000 and $40,001 annualy.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)
Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education Campaigns
Des Moines, Iowa
We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.
For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.
The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.
Key Responsibilities:
• Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
• Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
• Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
• Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
• Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
• Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.
Required Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
• Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization's technology tools.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
• Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
• Possession of a valid U.S. driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
• Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
• If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Des Moines, Iowa. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.
Compensation:
• Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract. This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.
Application Requirements:
A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Gift and Data Associate @ Rainforest Action NetworkWed, 21 Feb 18 19:13:28 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8185http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8185Organization Name: Rainforest Action Network
Location: 425 bush street View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

For 30 years, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has campaigned for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life. In coalition with Indigenous communities and allies from around the world, RAN uses non-violent direct action, grassroots organizing, education, and strategic communications to challenge corporations to stop destructive operations, respect human rights, and adopt comprehensive policies that reduce their contributions to global warming.

RAN is seeking a highly motivated and reliable individual to join the fundraising team as a Data and Gift Associate. The Gift and Data Associate is primarily responsible for timely and efficient processing of donations, creating and maintaining accurate donor records, donation data entry, data integrity and reporting and analysis. Under the supervision of the Major Donor & Individual Giving Manager, the ideal candidate will be an integral member of the team and will be a detail-oriented individual who is comfortable with numbers, can work on multiple projects, enjoys troubleshooting, and is a collaborative team player in a mission-driven organization. This position will be at RAN’s main office in San Francisco.

Job Responsibilities:
● Timely Gift Entry and Acknowledgement - Open and sort mail; prepare and enter all direct mail donations; generate and mail acknowledgement receipts; update any mail-in changes to donor information; download online donations from outside merchants; follow up on any inconsistencies surrounding gifts, as needed.
● Data Management and Upkeep - Responsible for reviewing RAN’s donor data; coordinate, manage and maintain all Raiser’s Edge components (donor database, fundraising data, development, features, users, etc.); coordinate integration between donor database and RAN’s CRM software; add new constituent records to database as needed, analyze information and populate all appropriate data fields; evaluate and maintain data by performing regular data audits and relevant clean-up; lead annual audit of database and manage subsequent data-related recommendations.
● Analysis and Reporting - Guide the fundraising team in data integrity and support data based decision-making. Oversee donor analytics, reports, and system creation; build exports of donor information for various uses such as newsletters, direct mail and online appeals, and event invitations; generate gift reports based on frequent consultation with staff and consultants; create reporting tools in online database for staff taking into account ease of use
● Work closely with Finance and Accounting staff to reconcile finances and ensure solid accounting and record-keeping for all revenue accounts and complete monthly audits of data
● As needed, respond to donor requests and membership updates (solicitation changes, sustainer updates, donations, donor info updates, etc), field high level questions (programmatic, planned giving, system issues), and follow up on failed one time and recurring donations
● Attend Raiser’s Edge trainings, webinars and utilize existing resources to ensure we implement best practices regarding our donor database

Qualifications

Skills: Qualifications:
● 6 months experience in data management using Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising software, online CRM’s, and donor-facing web programs required
● Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel) and Google applications
● Ability to responsibly handle cash, credit cards, PayPal and wire transfers
● Strong project and time management skills; detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects while adapting to shifting priorities
● Team player with commitment to collaborating with peers, and supporting departmental and organizational well-being and values
● An entrepreneurial nature that combines curiosity and creativity with a learning attitude, analytical skills and technological savvy
● Interest in RAN’s mission, environmental issues, human rights and racial justice is a plus

Organization Description

Racial Justice:
RAN strives to integrate values of equity and fairness into our work, which includes bringing an intentional racial justice analysis to our programmatic work and organizational structure. We are seeking candidates who have a commitment to engage in this ongoing process and work with us to create a just and inclusive work environment and world. RAN provides all people with equal employment and volunteer opportunities while also staying committed to providing accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. We encourage applicants of color to apply for this position.

Compensation:
The salary for this position is competitive for the small non-profit San Francisco Bay Area market. Benefits include full health coverage for the employee and their partner/family (plus an employer funded HSA), VSP & dental insurance, 4 weeks PTO (increases to 5 weeks after 2 years), and a Simple IRA retirement plan with a 3% fully vesting employer match. Additionally, after 5 years, staff are eligible for a 3 month fully paid sabbatical.

How to Apply:
Please apply directly to the link below:

https://rainforest-action-network.breezy.hr/p/83f21f4544f8-gift-and-data-associate?source=OrganizersforAmerica

The deadline to apply is March 4, 2018. We hope to be conducting phone screens and interviews in late March.

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Data Manager @ Need to ImpeachWed, 21 Feb 18 18:47:17 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8184http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8184Organization Name: Need to Impeach
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Need To Impeach is seeking a data and analytics manager to work with the organization’s email list, digital tools, and vendors to facilitate and manage the growing data efforts.

Qualifications

Skills: RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Develop accurate tracking systems for data collection online and offline. Implement reports and metrics as part of a robust data culture.
- Incorporate data and analytics into digital advocacy tools, planning, and implementation.
- Coordinate data experiments and analysis.
- Dissect large datasets, synthesize results and present findings to leadership. Provide analytical support and data-driven strategies to allocate resources effectively.
- Work with email and advertising teams to ensure data and analytics are managed appropriately across channels, ensuring lists and audiences are segmented appropriately.
- Interface professionally with other analysts in the data community to share best practices, learn about the latest technology, approaches, and models.

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Requires at least two election cycles (3-5 years) of experience in election data.
- Must have advanced data extraction and manipulation skills.
- Experience with predictive analytics and data modeling.
- Knowledge of SQL and/or proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R, and Stata preferred.
- Clear, concise communication style with an easy-going attitude.
- Experience in producing easy-to-understand reports and ability to “tell a story” using numbers.
- Must be organized and work quickly and accurately under deadline.
- Must be able to work professionally and effectively with staff at all levels of the organization as well as external contacts, constituents, and vendors.
- Related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience

Organization Description

Need to Impeach is a national progressive movement dedicated to removing Donald Trump from power, fighting the Alt-Right agenda, holding the Establishment accountable and developing a progressive voice and policy framework that help American families, not just corporations and the wealthy. For more information, visit www.needtoimpeach.com.

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Videographer/Editor @ Need to ImpeachWed, 21 Feb 18 18:44:34 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8183http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8183Organization Name: Need to Impeach
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The Need To Impeach campaign is seeking a creative video editor to craft compelling narratives that keep people watching and drive action. This position requires strong storytelling skills as well as a passion for politics, pop culture and current events. You will feel comfortable collaborating with writers in scripting, then following through with video optimized for social. The ability to multitask is essential for this position as simultaneous video campaigns are common. The ideal candidate is interested in evolving best practices and has an analytical bent to balance storytelling with numeric performance.

Qualifications

Skills: Responsibilities:
- Propose original, creative video concepts based on organizational messaging
- Edit wide array of styles including rapid response, explainer, and web series optimized for social media
- Make strong music and graphics choices
- Practice meticulous media management

Requirements:
- 2 - 4 years experience editing with Adobe Premiere
- 1 - 2 years experience with Adobe After Effects
- Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
- Passion for creating innovative, original content
- Strong organizational, communication, and troubleshooting skills

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Graphic Designer @ Need to ImpeachWed, 21 Feb 18 18:41:07 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8182http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8182Organization Name: Need to Impeach
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The Need To Impeach campaign is seeking an entry to mid-level designer to craft compelling visuals across web, mobile, email, and social. The ideal candidate has experience working on political campaigns or for progressive advocacy organizations.

Qualifications

Skills: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Create daily assets to support website, social, video, advertising, and email content
- Collaborate and iterate creative and strategy teams in the production of larger campaign projects
- Help define and update our evolving style guide and brand identity.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- 2-4+ years of professional experience
- Proficiency with Sketch, or the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, Illustrator)
- Ability to use design to drive action
- Consistency in producing quality work regardless of project size and time constraints
- Ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced, demanding environment

BONUS POINTS FOR:
- CSS and HTML ability and interest.
- Ability to publish content to content management software and/or Git

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Email Manager @ Need to ImpeachWed, 21 Feb 18 18:34:53 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8181http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8181Organization Name: Need to Impeach
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The Email Manager will oversee Need to Impeach’s email program. You will implement and execute a strategic email plan, including strategy and execution, that improves acquisition, retention, and drives a consistent message. The ideal candidate has experience working on political campaigns or for progressive advocacy organizations.

You have an eagerness for experimentation and are driven by data.

Qualifications

Skills: Responsibilities:

- Serve as lead digital writer and content producer for NTI’s email program, with the goal of engaging and growing our community of email advocates
- Coordinate with our campaign’s various campaigns and come up with creative ideas -then turn those idea into words.
- Be a champion for the user and an advocate for long term value.
- Ensure a quality user experience, from email, to landing page, to social advocacy.
- Test variations in subject lines, copy, design, and segmenting to optimize engagement
- Work in collaboration with data team to make data-driven assessments of NTI’s email program. Report on the performance of email campaigns to senior staff on a regular basis.
- Manage segmentation, onboarding, lifecycle, and action inventory for new supporters gained from large-scale email acquisition campaigns.
- Optimize opens, clicks and unsubscribes to improve and maintain email deliverability.

Requirements:
- 4+ years digital writing experience.
- Attention to detail. Highly organized.
- Strong writing and storytelling skills with a clear and concise voice.
- Experience with mass mailing process and tools. Enterprise or political software experience preferred, ideally with list sizes over 500,000.
- Experience with other digital marketing areas (social, ads, SEO) preferred.
- HTML proficiency. CSS and some JavaScript preferred.
- Proficiency with Google Spreadsheets and reporting experience.

Bonus point for:
- SMS campaign experience

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Digital Project Manager @ Need to ImpeachWed, 21 Feb 18 18:29:05 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8180http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8180Organization Name: Need to Impeach
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The Digital Project Manager will manage day to day operations and implement digital strategy across various creative departments. The role involves, planning, delegating, tracking, reviewing, and measuring results. The ideal candidate has experience working on political campaigns or for progressive advocacy organizations.

You are outrageously organized and able to get the best out of people without needing to micromanage.

Qualifications

Skills: Responsibilities:
- Provide organization and structure in a rapidly evolving digital program
- Oversee creative team members to ensure quality and on time outputs
- Manage the approvals process for the digital team ensuring all products receive appropriate approval from other teams/departments
- Ability to prioritize competing interests to ensure that delivery commitments are met
- Work closely with senior staff to ensure creative is aligned with the organization’s communications, content, and policy objectives

Requirements:
- 4+ years of experience delivering or managing digital projects
- Experience with digital project management software, preferably GitHub
- Familiarity with content management systems like WordPress, Drupal, etc
- Communication and team management skills
- Some technical background preferred

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Statewide Organizer @ Rural Organizing ProjectWed, 21 Feb 18 17:36:38 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8178http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=8178Organization Name: Rural Organizing Project
Website: www.rop.org
Location: Oregon View Google Map
Job Post Date: 21 Feb 2018
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience, between $36,000 and $40,000 annualy.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Job responsibilities include:

Relationship Building and Capacity Building: foster relationships with rural leaders and offer support that builds the capacity of each group. We define capacity as the ability for a human dignity group to create impact through base-building and grassroots organizing. Key support from ROP includes assistance building and troubleshooting the core structures needed for a strong group, including a named leadership team, a growing base of supporters, communications systems to communicate with supporters, and an action plan.
Organizing: work closely with the entire staff team to develop, communicate, and support local groups to identify local campaign opportunities, objectives, and targets. Facilitate developing local strategy, tactics, outreach, and mobilization as directed by communities. Coordinate the logistics, outreach, and program for meetings, actions, and strategic gatherings.

We are a small but mighty team of dedicated organizers working remotely from different communities around the state. Staff work closely together as a team and are accountable to each other, to ROP’s grassroots Board of Directors, and our member human dignity groups. Staff work together to implement statewide programs, develop resources for human dignity groups and rural community leaders, coordinate strategic convenings, respond to major opportunities or crises, and develop political analysis and opportunities for collective action for our network.

This position includes significant and frequent travel to work with local human dignity groups, to participate in regular staff retreats, and to work occasionally out of ROP’s offices in Cottage Grove, Scappoose, Grants Pass, or Corvallis. Each team member is expected to be able to work remotely when not on the road and to be on the phone and computer for extended periods of time. Organizers must be able to drive.

Compensation starts at $36,000-$40,000, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including health and dental care, paid sick leave, vacation, and sabbatical. Staff have access to a pool of ROP vehicles, are reimbursed for mileage traveled in personal vehicles, and are provided the technology needed to perform their job duties, including cell phone and laptop. If high-speed internet isn’t accessible where staff live, ROP will support identifying and resourcing solutions.

People living in rural or small town communities, people who come from poor or working class backgrounds, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ folks are strongly encouraged to apply. All applicants are encouraged to review our website at www.rop.org before applying. Questions may be directed to jess@rop.org.

Qualifications

Skills: We are seeking a full-time organizer to build and strengthen the movement for justice in small towns and rural communities across Oregon.

We are looking for organizers with a demonstrated ability to develop local leaders and use grassroots organizing to build community and contest for power, and who have experience organizing with leaders who are most impacted by inequity. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, which are necessary to maintain relationships with leaders across the state from a distance. We are looking for folks who are emotionally mature with a sense of humor and the sensitivity to work in a complex, high-stakes political context with many leaders who are experts in their communities.

ROP organizers travel at least monthly and stay overnight in leaders’ homes as part of our process for developing deep relationships for the long haul. Because many of our leaders are poor and working class, much of ROP organizers’ work happens outside of the 9-5 hours.

Because of ROP’s unique organizing practices, we support new staff organizers with a workplan that prioritizes orientation and skill-building, and we seek candidates who have the humility to make the most of that investment through listening effectively, seeking and implementing feedback, and recognizing the importance of stretching oneself, learning, and growing. We seek candidates who enthusiastically embrace work that pushes boundaries (including their own!), enjoy experimentation, learn from and take accountability for mistakes, and keep moving forward. Staff rely on each other, peers, and mentors in the movement when developing strategic and innovative organizing, and organizers who thrive at ROP proactively seek help and apply their organizing skills to overcome obstacles.

We are looking for proactive communicators who thrive in a work environment where colleagues tag-team and collaborate daily. We are seeking people who self-initiate, are personally organized, and work well on their own remotely. Preference will be given to applicants living in and with experience working with rural communities.

Organization Description

ROP, our ever-evolving network of over 70 autonomous groups across the state, and hundreds of leaders have hope and an unbreakable resolve that together we can build beloved community through the rural traditions of community organizing, political education, storytelling, finding common ground, breaking bread, and celebration. ROP is dedicated to creating communities accountable to a standard of human dignity: the belief in the equal worth of all people and the need for equal access to justice. Created by and for rural and small town Oregonians in 1992, ROP remains driven by and accountable to rural leadership to meet the political moment, opportunity, and crisis in communities across Oregon.

A national struggle is underway for the hearts and minds of folks who live in rural communities and small towns, and Oregon is on the frontlines. Massive cuts to community infrastructure, generational poverty and stagnant economies reliant on natural resource extraction, surging state violence as Immigration and Customs Enforcement ramps up across Oregon, and chart-topping levels of vigilante violence have left communities feeling more vulnerable and insecure than ever. This insecurity coupled with unjust policies and rhetoric at the federal level have created an opening for the far right to build their base by offering all too convenient narratives about who is to blame for our economic woes that scapegoat us and our neighbors, further polarizing and dividing our communities.

ROP has been on the cutting edge of the resistance to the national resurgence of far right movements for over 25 years. The core of our work has always been supporting our network of autonomous, all-volunteer human dignity groups to build community rooted in the values of self-determination, human dignity, and racial, economic, social, and climate justice. Our member groups are courageously countering the politics of fear, isolation, and rejection with another vision of vibrant, healthy communities where everyone can live their lives fully with safety and dignity. ROP staff organizers support these groups to do bold and innovative organizing for the long haul, strategically talking about and taking aim at the root causes of injustices, while embracing the agility this moment requires to respond quickly to opportunities and crises.

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