ACTION ALERT | Tell Oregon to invest federal infrastructure dollars in smart growth
Transportation advocates have long been pushing for greener transportation policies to address the fact that 40% of Oregon's carbon emissions come from transportation. Today, we need your help to convince statewide policymakers to take bold action to invest in a sustainable and equitable transportation system.
The Intersection of Land Use Planning and LGBTQ+ History
The month of October is LGBTQ+ History Month. This month marks a time to educate ourselves on the rich history of LGBTQ+ Oregonians, acknowledge historical and current discrimination, celebrate hard-won policy victories, and recommit our efforts to make Oregon a more inclusive place to live for us all.
Indigenous Peoples' Day 2021
Today, 1000 Friends of Oregon will celebrate, reflect, and honor Indigenous People’s Day.
A Q&A with our 2021 Gerhardt Intern, Bridget O'Brien
Bridget's focus is on researching how Oregon can transform statewide land use planning goal 1 to be more effective and inclusive.
Senate Bill 16 is a detrimental land use policy
SB 16 will take farmland out of production and allow houses to be located in an area prone to severe drought and wildfire risk.