Policy / Politics


Amazon Neighbors

Our mission is to build community at the neighborhood level and improve the livability of the City's neighborhoods. Neighborhood Associations do this by:

• Sponsoring neighborhood improvement projects and social events;
• Providing a forum to identify, discuss, and resolve neighborhood issues
• Establishing a two-way communication between neighborhoods and the City, and between neighborhoods and other external agencies;
• Educating neighbors on issues, public process, City services, and elections;
• Identifying and Advocating the Neighborhood Association's position on issues such as land use, transportation, public safety, and social services.
Our neighbors are those who live, work, or own property within our boundaries. - http://www.amazonneighbors.org

American Civil Liberties Union

The Oregon Affiliate of the ACLU is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights.

We believe that the freedoms of press, speech, assembly, and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy, are fundamental to a free people.

We advance civil liberties and civil rights by activities that include litigation, education, and lobbying. - http://aclu-or.org

Amigos Multicultural Services Center

The mission of Amigos Multicultural Services Center is to promote respect for human rights and to advocate for the needs of immigrants from Latin America whose dignity and capabilities have been challenged by poverty, unjust treatment, and social exclusion. - http://www.amigosmsc.org

Amnesty International – UO Student Group

Amnesty's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination--in the context of our work to promote all human rights, as articulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. - http://pages.uoregon.edu/amnesty/about.html

Beyond War

Beyond War is more than a mission statement. We develop and provide
educational materials and programs, along with generating opportunities
to volunteer and participate in local chapters and in issue-focused
action teams. We also welcome and share ideas and programs developed by
others, and we partner with organizations who share our commitment to
moving toward a peaceful world that works for all of us. - http://www.beyondwar.org

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CALC (Community Alliance of Lane County)

The mission of CALC is to educate and mobilize for peace, human dignity and social, racial, and economic justice. - http://www.calclane.org/

Cascadia Wildlands

Cascadia Wildlands educates, agitates, and inspires a movement to protect and restore Cascadia's wild ecosystems. - http://www.cascwild.org

Civil Liberties Defense Center

The Civil Liberties Defense Center’s (CLDC) mission focuses on defending and upholding civil liberties through education, outreach, litigation, and legal support and assistance. The CLDC strives to preserve the strength and vitality of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. and state constitutions, as well as to protect freedom of expression. - http://www.cldc.org/

Constitutional Law Foundation

The purposes of the Constitutional Law Foundation are exclusively those allowed for organizations defined under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Within these limits, the purposes of the CLF include: The education of the general public in order to foster respect for the United States Constitution and its provisions for the protection of posterity. To work for the application of the U.S. Constitution's provisions for the protection of posterity, through public education and other means which help protect the natural environment for the good of ourselves and our posterity. - http://www.conlaw.org/

Democratic Party of Lane County

The Democratic Party of Lane County is a people-powered progressive volunteer organization that prospers through the contributions of many like-minded individuals. We maintain an office, website, and phones, so we can organize to elect progressive Democrats who represent the people of Lane County both locally and nationally. - http://www.dplc.org/