Who We Are
The Central Oregon Social Justice Center houses community and social justice groups, labor unions and justice-seeking law firms in a welcoming, common office space near downtown Bend, Oregon. With other local groups, we are working to build a broad coalition of diverse social justice allies into a unified movement for justice, democracy and human dignity in Central Oregon.
What We Do
We offer shared infrastructure and meeting spaces to our office partners and make these resources available to local social justice, faith and community groups doing great work in our community but lacking the resources of unions and larger groups.
Our hosting group is Central Oregon Jobs with Justice. A broad array of faith, community, justice, union, equality, law and environmental groups share our space or participate in our local coalition.
Monday, March 20, Potluck and Politics, Crook County
When: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Crook County Library, Broughton Room, 175 NW Meadow Lakes Dr., Prineville
What: Potluck and brief business followed by a program of hot political and social topics. Bring
a potluck dish to share and a friend! Sponsored by Human Dignity Advocates of Crook County.
Contact: Barb Fontaine, 541-548-0804
Wednesday, March 22, Health Care for All Movie Night—"Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point"
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend
What: Film showing and followup conversation. Event is free, and everyone is invited. Sponsored by Health Care for All Oregon.
Contact: Dave Stranahan, 541-350-6496, email@example.com
Thursday, March 23, Join the Clean Green Lobby Machine in Salem
When: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St NE, Salem
What: The environmental community will come together at the Oregon State Capitol to hold our
elected officials accountable and ensure Oregon is taking the lead on fighting climate change and protecting our natural legacy. The day includes best practices for meeting with your legislators, lunch, and rally on the Capitol steps, and then meetings with your legislators. We have the opportunity to make an incredibly powerful statement for our environment and we hope you will join us!
Thursday, March 23, Pints and Politics with Oregon League of Conservation Voters
When: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop at 1740 NW Pence Ln #1, Bend
What: OLCV invites you to join fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s
natural legacy, at Pints and Politics. Featuring different topics each month!
Monday, March 27, Central Oregon Labor Council Monthly Meeting
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Central Oregon Social Justice Center, 155 NW Irving, Bend
What: Monthly meeting of a coalition of labor, worker's rights and community groups. Community and faith groups welcome.
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