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.
There are many reasons to be hopeful!
Our dedicated staff and committed Board of Directors could not do the work we do in Oregon without the generous help of community members like you!
On this page we offer great ideas for how to get involved in your community on behalf of environmental justice!
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 and justice issues that matter most to you.
We are involved in exciting campaigns across these main issue areas:
Environmental Justice (merges environmental health with social justice)
Public Health Overlay Zone for Eugene
Kalapuya Cultural Project and Wetlands Preservation
Pollinator Health and Food Security
2) Online Advocacy!
Learn more about how you can advocate for one or more of the bills we support in the Oregon legislature.
LOCAL petition to Eugene's Mayor and City Council
Get involved in this ongoing campaign to protect Eugene's air, water and soils...
2) Join us for our events!
See our events page to find out what's happening next!
Check the schedule of our Resilient Forestry Tours coming soon...
3) Work with us!
Environmental Justice Statewide Projects Manager (PDF)
Position Title: Environmental Justice Statewide Projects Manager for Beyond Toxics
Contract Status and Hours Distribution: Full-time: Exempt, salaried
Workstation at the Beyond Toxics Office, Eugene, Oregon
Reports to: Executive Director at Beyond Toxics
Annual Salary: Starting salary $44,000, commensurate with experience and attributes.
Benefits: Health insurance, 2-weeks paid vacation, monthly technology stipend and retirement plan following 3 months of employment
Location: The position is based at the Eugene office and requires a minimum of three days per week in office combined with remote work.
Start Date: We will be reviewing applications this summer until the position is filled.
Read the full Job Description (PDF)
Extended deadline: Please send your application materials by 8/12/2023. Please send a cover letter, 3 professional references and resume via email to email@example.com with the subject line: "Environmental Justice Statewide Manager — [your name]." Please add your name to the file name of all documents submitted.
4) 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. | Contact Emily for more about how your business can support our work.
Read about our recent accomplishments
Read the many testimonials about our work in the community
5) Volunteer or create an internship with us!
Internship Intake Form | Volunteer Intake Form
Left: Yessenia Rodriguez, former intern, worked in our pollinator garden at the Huerto de la Familia's organic family garden in West Eugene.
It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act.”