We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator!

In times like these, when communities are facing rapidly evolving crises and clear, strategic communication is more essential than ever, we are excited to share that ROP is looking to hire a full-time Communications Coordinator. Do you know a skilled messenger who could lead the staff in building integrated, dynamic communications that strengthen the ability […]

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Connecting Rural Voices

One of the most important ways ROP is building a thriving rural Oregon for all is by connecting rural voices. We know how important it is for rural communities to be able to communicate with each other and stay up-to-date on current events, both as a way of building community and to keep members of […]

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Local Organizers Support Health and Wellbeing

When it comes to the COVID-19 public health crisis, local organizers from Lake County to Jackson and Benton Counties are committed to showing up for their neighbors and protecting each other from this deadly virus. Read on for three stories of how local human dignity group leaders continue to tackle the pandemic nearly two years in […]

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Safe and Welcoming Communities

In 2020 as part of creating the Roadmap to a Thriving Rural Oregon, the ROP network of more than 80 autonomous human dignity groups, agreed that in order to thrive, rural communities must be safe and welcoming to all people, regardless of their background. This past year, human dignity groups have continued to organize that goal […]

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Building Community and Food Security

In February 2019, ROP was gifted the downtown Cottage Grove building that is now known affectionately as the Community Building Center. We had no idea then that the Center would grow to become a bustling hub of activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and catastrophic wildfires, bringing together dozens of service agencies and hundreds of volunteers […]

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ROP is growing! Now hiring!

Thanks to generous support from donors, ROP has expanded our ability to support human dignity groups and community leaders across the state! We are thrilled to introduce you to our two newest team members, and to announce that we are hiring a Communication Coordinator! Read on to meet Abelio and Emily, and please help us get the word […]

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Healthy and Accessible Learning Environments

School boards across the state have been ground zero in the work to defend democracy and ensure that everyone in rural Oregon has access to quality education. Together as a network of more than 80 autonomous human dignity groups, ROP identified healthy and accessible learning environments for all children as a crucial destination on the Roadmap […]

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