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 the values that drive our work.
How You Can Make a Difference
1) Take action on pending environmental justice legislation
See the legislative priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative session
2) Become informed!
Learn more about the issues that matter to you. See our page listing important resources to help you make informed decisions about 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 Industrial Corridor Environmental Health Project
Worker Justice Is Environmental Justice
Air Toxics Pollution
2) WORK WITH US!*
THERE ARE NO JOB OPENINGS AT THIS TIME.
See our non-discrimination policy.
3) JOIN US!
Become a member of Beyond Toxics. Read about how you can join->
There are MANY reasons to be hopeful…Beyond Toxics remains your vigilant advocate.
Beyond Toxics is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. Please consider giving a gift of a Beyond Toxics membership to a friend or family member!
4) Sign up for Beyond Toxics e-news and action alerts!
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5) Volunteer or create an internship with us!
We have created internship opportunities, which are more structured than volunteering. See the Internship and Volunteer page for a current listing with descriptions.
Interested in volunteering? Many of our events depend on a wide variety of dedicated, generous volunteers from our community. If this sounds like fun, we welcome your involvement! Please visit our Volunteer page to see how you can get involved. Or you can email us directly: volunteers (at) beyondtoxics (dot) org or internships (at) beyondtoxics (dot) org.
* BEYOND TOXICS NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
This policy states Beyond Toxics’ position on discrimination.
Beyond Toxics values and supports diversity in principle and practice. There shall be no barriers to full and equal participation and/or employment in this organization on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, national origin or source of legal income.
This policy will be followed by Beyond Toxics’ governing board, staff, volunteers, outside vendors, consultants, and contractors and will be applied to members and those served by the organization.