Facing Race: The 2015 Oregon Racial Equity Legislative Report is the product of the Racial Equity Report Working Group, a coalition of nine non-partisan community based organizations.

Working Group Members:

  • Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)
  • Basic Rights Oregon Education Fund
  • Causa
  • Center for Intercultural Organizing
  • Coalition of Communities of Color
  • Oregon Voice
  • Partnership for Safety and Justice
  • Urban League of Portland
  • Western States Center

The Working Group was originally formed in September 2010 to work on the first report. The Working Group chooses priority bills, criteria for inclusion in the report, and plans advisory group meetings. The Advisory Committee consists of over twenty Endorsing Organizations that meet to provide input on priority bills.

Endorsing Organizations:

  • Albina Ministerial Alliance
  • The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon
  • The Bus Project
  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Africa House
  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Asian Family Center
  • Latino Network
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
  • Northwest Worker Justice Project
  • OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon
  • Oregon Center for Public Policy
  • Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Oregon Environmental Council
  • Oregon Justice Resource Center
  • Oregon Latino Agenda for Action
  • Oregon Latino Health Coalition
  • PCUN
  • Rural Organizing Project
  • Upstream Public Health
  • YWCA Portland
  • NAACP Portland
  • Verde
  • VOZ Worker’s Rights Education Project