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.
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act.”