From a page on the MRG web site…

Whether it’s advocating for human rights, pushing for more equitable and just policy, or building leadership in our communities, MRG’s latest slate of grantees represent a wide range of groups that are truly putting their values of social justice into action. Thanks to your support, our grantees will be better equipped to pursue crucial organizing campaigns and win victories that will change lives across Oregon.

Take a look at three examples of our latest grantees that are addressing the roots of injustice, and check out the full list to see all 20 grantees and a photo slideshow.

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Picture of Beyond Toxics organizersBeyond Toxics
Eugene, OR

Exposure to toxins can cause irreparable damage to human health.  Beyond Toxics challenges the widespread practice of spraying pesticides on forests, farms and public areas. They champion the right of everyone to live free from unwanted chemical exposure.  Beyond Toxics is partnering with Centro LatinoAmericano to empower Latino residents in West Eugene to take leadership in organizing for environmental justice.   Building a movement in communities that are experiencing the worst effects of pollution, Beyond Toxics’ leadership is where the action happens for Environmental Justice.