Central Oregon Social Justice Center

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The Central Oregon Social Justice Center has an office for rent. To inquire, contact cosjcenter@gmail.com


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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 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. 

Saturday, August 18, VegNet Bend Community Potluck
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend
Please bring a vegan dish (no animal products, including honey) to serve 6-8 people, a card listing ingredients, and your own cup, plate, and utensils. This is a family-friendly event. Suggested donation $2-5 to help cover room rental. To see this month’s theme and activity, visit VegNet Bend Group on Facebook or VegNet Bend on Meetup.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/vegnetbend/ or https://www.meetup.com/VegNet-Bend/

Wednesday, August 22, Three Sisters Wilderness Overuse Impacts Hike
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See RSVP link
Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness - Bitterbrush Broads co-leader Joanne Richter for an engaging hike to investigate the rampant signs of overuse in Three Sisters Wilderness. Along the way we’ll observe signs that this beautiful area is being "loved to death", resulting in trail widening, trampling of sensitive vegetation, and other human-related impacts.

Thursday, August 23rd, Labor 2018 Kickoff – Save the Date
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Central Oregon Labor Chapter and the Oregon AFL-CIO will be holding the Labor 2018 Kickoff, to help prepare us for big wins in November! Though it may seem far away, the election season is really right around the corner. You will be hearing from your local staff people about this event, but for now save the date and stay tuned for location details.
Noah Goldberg-Jaffe at (603) 852-8526 or noah@oraflcio.org