Historical patterns of discriminatory exposure to toxic and environmental hazards put vulnerable communities at higher risk of serious health problems.
Neighborhoods in West Eugene have suffered from polluters like J.H. Baxter for far too long. The creation of a Public Health Overlay Zone would create additional public health protections to prevent bad actors like J.H. Baxter from locating in Eugene. Read more.
Sign the petition to Mayor Vinis and Eugene City Council asking for a Public Health Overlay Zone.
Read the latest issue of Ethos Magazine highlighting our EJ work in West Eugene
What we are doing
Read about the Beyond Toxics 2022 legislative agenda victories in the Oregon legislature
Read about our 2021 Environmental Justice Pathways Summit (includes 7 video recordings of speakers including Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali and Sheila Watt-Cloutier)
Read about the Environmental and Climate Justice Legislation from the 2021 session of the Oregon Legislature