Pioneering civic activist Betty Niven started worrying about her Eugene block. She ended up changing the way Oregon handles housing
How Betty Niven went from petitioning her city council for a sidewalk to
March for Our Lives? March for Life? How to know the difference between the groups
Both groups can be seen in the spotlight as abortion and gun violence take hold of the national conversation. Though similar in name, each stands behind different political issues.
Portland students demand climate action in Friday rally
Portland youth activists rallied at City Hall and planned to march through the city to expose “climate villains.”
At 113, NAACP evolves for relevance on racial justice agenda
The NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, will soon celebrate its 113th birthday, which its leaders say comes as it undergoes a restructuring to reflect a membership and leadership that is trending younger.
Emerging Indigenous artists are mixing tradition with an urgent, organized message
The new exhibit “MESH” the Portland Art Museum features Indigenous contemporary artists advocating for change.
Settlement negotiations fail between Oregon climate activists and government attorneys
Attorneys for 21 young people suing the federal government over climate change say settlement talks with the U.S. Department of Justice have failed.
Rev. Lenny Duncan’s queer, anti-racist, Christian fight for the LGBTQ+ community in SW Washington
The Rev. Duncan is the Pastor of the Jubilee Collective in Vancouver and author of "United States of Grace: A Memoir of Homelessness, Addiction, Incarceration and Hope."
Oregon Climate Activist Convicted For Pipeline Shutdown In Washington
A Skagit County, Washington, jury found climate activist Ken Ward guilty Wednesday of second degree burglary for turning off an oil pipeline.
Crossing the Border To Protest A Canadian Pipeline
People in the U.S. technically have no say in the matter of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline. But that hasn’t kept them from protesting increased tanker traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
'Valve Turner' From Oregon Faces Trial In Washington For Pipeline Protest
An Oregon man is set to be tried Monday in a Western Washington courtroom after for turning off a pipeline that brings Canadian oil into the U.S.