Welcome to MACG
2017-2018 Listening Campaign
From November 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018, MACG is encouraging members to hold intentional conversations within their institutions to gain insight and understanding into our community and inform MACG campaigns.
Here are some documents to assist in that process:
We are an alliance of organizations in the Portland, Oregon Metro area building power for the common good. Read more about us here.
¡Hola! ¡MACG también habla español!
Desde el otoño del 2012, MACG está organizando a la comunidad latina en el área metropolitana de Portland para construir el poder para lograr los cambios que necesita nuestra comunidad. Para más información, por favor comuníquese con Alejandro Bautista.
November 2017 -- Two new institutions joined MACG from Clackamas and Washington counties this fall, increasing MACG’s regional power. Please join us in wishing a warm welcome to all the new leaders from St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton and St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Milwaukie! St. Andrew Lutheran Associate Pastor, Robyn Hartwig, had this to say about their decision to join MACG:
Let's call our legislators together! In response to the recent announcement of the removal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) we ask members from all communities to stand with our undocumented students and young people affected by this action at an event hosted by the Hispanic Youth Group & St. Andrew MACG Core Team.
10/24/17 -- Portland Tribune -- "In Portland, the group Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good, known as MACG, has been hard at work pushing for more affordable housing."
September 2017. Thank you to all MACG members and guests that attended our housing forums on September 10th and 11th! Our work to provide the City of Portland with our community's input is not finished, however! If you have not done so already, (whether you attended a forum or not) please take their survey as soon as possible.