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)
5) Volunteer or create an internship with us!
Internship Intake Form | Volunteer Intake Form
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.
It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act.”