Racial Justice

African American Health Coalition

All African People’s Revolutionary Party

We are working to build work study circles here in Portland that will join work study circles functioning and organizing all over the African world.

APANO: Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon is a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. We use our collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing and advocating with our communities.

Resolutions Northwest

Facilitates honest dialogue to resolve conflict and advance racial and social justice. We envision inclusive and just communities in which people connect across differences and equitably share opportunities to thrive.

Black Lives Matter Portland

We are a collective of Black folks organizing against capitalism and colonialism. Our people will know freedom in our lifetimes.

Black Parent Initiative

The Black Parent Initiative (BPI) was established in 2006 to help families in achieving financial, educational and spiritual success.

Causa

Causa works to improve the lives of Latino immigrants and their families in Oregon through advocacy, coalition building, leadership development, and civic engagement. Latino immigrants and their families are the heart of Causa and inspire, implement, and champion our work.

Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario

Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario (VHCC) develops and prepares leaders at the grassroots level to become active participants in creating a more just, democratic system in Oregon. VHCC believe that empowering those who are among the most vulnerable in the community to become agents of positive change will result in stronger communities that are able to provide opportunities for all residents, regardless of age, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or immigration status.

IMIrJ: Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice 

We are a coalition of individuals, faith leaders and diverse faith communities called by our conscience to respond actively and publicly to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters in the U.S. Through advocacy and outreach, we educate the community about the injustices current immigration policies inflict on the entire community and we provide real opportunities to take action for change. Just as we open our hearts to provide welcome and accompaniment to people facing persecution and oppression, we open our doors to offer Sanctuary for immigrants faced with family separation.

Don’t Shoot Portland

Our organizational work and activism, including direct community education workshops, support the outreach of our continued advocacy as first respondents and has helped community members contribute through direct engagement and legislative value.

Environmental Professionals of Color

EOPC Network is a growing community of leaders of color across the USA at work on a vast array of critical environmental issues, from habitat conservation to environmental justice to upstream public health. There is a Portland chapter.

Let’s Talk PDX

The purpose of this group, is to create a space where we all have a common goal, to see a change happen. I’d love to see this group grow into something bigger than us, to be a support system. I want us to push peaceful gatherings, facilitate discussions, and encourage bringing our Facebook interactions, into real life.
Milenio is an organization that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making and politics. Milenio strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for immigration reform, incarceration, woman rights, LGBT rights, political innovation and engage diverse sectors of the community in the political sector. Our organization conducts analysis to inform, influence, promote and engage diverse sectors of the Latino community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.
The oldest continually operated Civil Rights organization in Oregon, The Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice & Police Reform works to assure oversight to the Portland Police Bureau.

Marilyn Buck Abolitionist Collective

MBAC is a group of working class folks in Portland, OR united in struggle to advance movements against capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy.

MRG Foundation

MRG’s mission is to inspire people to work together for justice and mobilize resources for Oregon communities as they build collective power to change the world. And we’ve been at it since 1976.

NAACP Portland

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Oregon Writers of Color

PDX Vegans of Color

Open to everyone, no matter your race/ethnicity or location! We aim to connect vegans of color, promote inclusive activism, and confront the vegan norm.

Radical Meditation for People of Color

This page is here to keep us in the loop on how we can further support our community or sangha of color.

Showing Up For Racial Justice

SURJ PDX is a Portland based group focused on educating, organizing and mobilizing white people to work for racial justice. SURJ PDX provides a space to build relationships, skills, and political analysis to work effectively within a multiracial movement for justice. We work to connect people in the Portland area while also supporting and collaborating with national racial justice organizing efforts.

Unite Oregon

Led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty, we work across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice.

Urban League of Portland

The Urban League of Portland’s mission is to empower African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life. Our programs include a distinctive blend of direct services, organizing, outreach, and advocacy.

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