Group of people at the Rural Caucus & Strategy Session

Rural Caucus & Strategy Session

The Rural Caucus & Strategy Session will be on Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th, 2022 in Redmond! If you have registered, you should have received an email confirmation packet with details. Please call 541-999-8144 if you need immediate assistance.

For more than 30 years, small-town and rural organizers and community leaders from across Oregon have come together annually at the Rural Caucus & Strategy Session to set the direction and priorities for our rural human dignity movements in the upcoming year. Join us to share stories about what your community has been working on, connect with groups and community leaders from other parts of the state, and make a plan together for the year ahead!

Saturday, June 25th: Rural Caucus & Strategy Session – the main event!

Rural Caucus & Strategy Session (8:30am-5:30pm): ROP’s annual Rural Caucus & Strategy Session will bring together leaders from across Oregon to share stories and skills, build relationships and analysis, and advance plans to strengthen the movement for democracy and justice in rural and small town Oregon. Workshops, strategy sessions, plenaries and lots of time to share local strategies with one another.

ROP’s Birthday Shindig (5:30pm until the cows come home!): Join us for live music, dancing (and a lesson!), dinner, dessert, and amazing company and conversation! Help us ring in our 30th year of connecting and supporting a bold and courageous rural movement for justice!

Sunday, June 26th: Rural Organizing Institute

Rural Organizing Institute (9:00am-1:30pm): Want to become a better organizer? Hungry to develop new skills and add to your organizer toolbox? Join us for a half-day training for leaders and organizers of all experience levels.


Feel free to reach out to us at or check out our Caucus Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about the COVID-19 safety precautions we will be taking, accessibility, interpretation, childcare, scholarships, travel funds, community housing, carpool coordination, and more!