Mar 2011 KTA: Government with Backbone

Government with Backbone: 2011 ROP Legislative Platform Oregon, like most states, is facing a severe revenue crisis.  States are suffering from the impact of national funding priorities that put corporate profits and the military industrial complex above people and communities.The Oregon Legislature may not have much control over the Pentagon budget, but they can respond to […]

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Jan 2011 KTA: Telling our Civil Rights Stories

What is your Civil Rights story? The KTA for January 2011 is to write our civil rights stories, on our terms, from our perspective.WHAT IS THE ACTIVITY? Commissioner Brad Avakian who oversees the state’s Civil Rights Division is hosting a project to “document the historic and present day civil rights struggles experienced by our diverse Oregon communities.” The […]

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Oct 2010 KTA: Personalizing this Electoral Moment

Voter Courtesy Call Script: Word, PDF Sample Group Flyer Insert for Voter Guide:                 Page 1 (HDG description): Word,  PDF                 Page 2 (County Cost of War Stats): Word,  PDF Sample Email Script: Word, PDF ROP groups and members have a long history of personalizing voter engagement- making it not a machined exercise in voter turnout, […]

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Sep 2010 KTA: STAND Guides are Coming!

Why this Activity? The 2010 election in Oregon is going to be all about turnout. The ballot measures are fewer and predominantly less contentious this year. This means that our eyes and interests this election cycle fall primarily on the candidates running for office. And the outcomes of these races will be determined by just how […]

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June 2010 KTA: I Scream, You Scream…

We all scream for… Social Change!  (and Ice Cream!)   WHY THIS ACTIVITY?   ROP often highlights the three keys to a Human Dignity Group’s success: 1. a committed, named leadership team, 2. effective communication systems, and 3. a strategic action plan.  But this month, we want to focus on three different, yet critical elements that […]

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May 2010 KTA: Move Our Money: Putting Oregon on the Map

Overview of Oregon State Bank Overview of Public Funds and Credit Unions Southern Oregon Local Banking Brochure Why this Activity?  Over the last year, ROPers have been considering who holds our money and just what those banking institutions stand for.  What we’ve learned is that many of us already bank with local institutions – institutions that […]

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