The partnership of Basic Rights Oregon and Community of Welcoming Congregations (CWC) is committed to supporting an inter-faith leadership team. We are proud to announce a leadership team that emphasizes lifting up the pro-marriage faith voice and educating the LGBT community.
Today, equality advocates in Maine announced plans to put a freedom to marry measure on the ballot. It’s clear that we are inching closer to a tipping point of public support for the freedom to marry.
A coalition of community based organizations presented findings from the 2011 Legislative session, evaluating lawmakers commitment to advancing opportunity and closing disparities affecting Oregonians, particularly Oregonians of color.
The Organizing Director is responsible for building public support for LGBT equality among Oregon’s electorate and alongside our progressive political partners. This includes overseeing the organization’s efforts to build public support for marriage equality.
This position supports the overall goals of the fundraising program by helping to manage the identification of donors, developing a strategy to grow business relationships, and managing the annual grant program.
On November 11th several community leaders came together, at the Our Families: Leaders of Color Dinner and Screening, to reaffirm their dedication and support of LGBT people of color and discuss next steps in moving forward.
After careful consideration and extensive community input, Basic Rights Oregon’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend our public education campaign and continue to build public support.
On Saturday we made history. 140 people turned out for the very first Trans Justice Health Care Summit in Oregon. This first-of-its-kind event was a huge success because of presenters, community partners, and volunteers like you. Read more here.
Standing Together, a leadership program for (LGBT) and straight allies of color, is proud to launch this video as part of the Our Families campaign!