Blair Stenvick (they/them) joined Basic Rights Oregon as communications manager in 2022. They previously had a career in local journalism, working as a reporter for both Pamplin Media and the Portland Mercury. They were drawn to Basic Rights Oregon because of the organization’s commitment to never watering down its mission–and the super-cool coworkers. Blair enjoys reading, writing, being near bodies of water, making ice cream and walking their dog Josephine. In addition to Josephine, they also live with a cat named Jersey, a bird named Banana and a human named Mikaela.