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. 

Central Oregon Social Justice Center

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 26, MRG Foundation Social Justice Summer Party

When: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: 2621 Augusta St, Eugene, OR 97403, United States

Social Justice Summer Party is MRG Foundation’s signature Eugene event, bringing together a diverse community of donors, supporters, and grantees in the Eugene area. It is a great opportunity to build community, celebrate the great social justice work being done in Eugene, and help us to raise funds to grow MRG Foundation and the social justice movement in Oregon. 
Where to Register: https://www.mrgfoundation.org/event/social-justice-summer-party-2/

Monday, June 27, Central Oregon Move to Amend Presentation

When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road

Two members of our Leadership Team – Dave Nelson and David Costello – attended Move to Amend’s first-ever National Summit gathering in Washington, DC last month.  They have returned with enormous enthusiasm, eager to share their experiences and their excitement regarding MTA’s strengths and the steps ahead.  Please come and share this inside look at our way forward to achieve a Constitutional amendment that will be a vital step in getting the big money out of politics.   
RSVP: Contact Cathy Cooper at cathyjcooper@hotmail.com 

Tuesday, July 19, Building Common Ground Meeting

When: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Central Oregon Social Justice Center, 155 NW Irving Ave. Bend

A local group working to address racism, privilege, and oppression in Central Oregon.  We hope you’ll be with us to look at plans for the fall, and more!