Get Involved


Oregon’s Environmental Justice Task Force holds regular meetings for which the public is invited to testify.
A Latinx worker speaks about her experiences in Oregon. Photo by Natalie Hardwicke.

Beyond Toxics has dedicated staff and a committed Board of Directors, but we couldn’t do the work we do in Oregon without the generous help of community members like you!

Beyond Toxics is a statewide environmental justice organization advancing policies that ensure meaningful participation and cultivating grassroots leadership from Oregon’s frontline and impacted communities. Established in 2001, we are a multicultural, inter-generational team dedicated to centering community leaders and building out the true diversity of our state’s vibrant Environmental Justice movement.

See About Us for details on the values that drive our work.

See our Events page>> | Read about our recent Accomplishments->>

How You Can Make a Difference


1) Become informed!

Learn more about the issues that matter to you. See our page listing below to find campaigns that address the environmental health issues that matter most to you.


We are involved in several campaigns across these main issue areas:

Environmental Justice (merges environmental health with social justice)

West Eugene Community Health

Climate Justice

Climate Protection Program

Air Quality

Toxics Right to Know


Pesticide Reform

Statewide Pesticide Policy

Non Toxic Oregon


Regenerative Ecosystems

Resilient Forestry

Pollinator Health and Food Security



2) Work with us!

NEW OPENING! Climate Justice Organizer for Beyond Toxics and the NAACP (PDF)

Please send a cover letter and resume via email to with the header, “Climate Justice Organizer — [your name].” Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but applications received before Wednesday, October 11 will receive highest priority and preference. Interviews will be scheduled for October 7-November 1, 2021, or until filled. You will only be contacted if you are to be interviewed for this position. No phone calls, please.



3) Join us!

There are MANY reasons to be hopeful…Beyond Toxics remains your vigilant advocate.

Become a member of Beyond Toxics. Read about how you can join->>

Read more about business sponsorship support->>

Read about our recent accomplishments->>

Read our testimonials->>


4) Sign up for Beyond Toxics e-news and action alerts!

Click on the SUBSCRIBE button to the left and fill in your email address to sign up.


5) Volunteer or create an internship with us!

Internship Intake Form | Volunteer Intake Form

It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act.

~ The Dalai Lama