Welcome to MACG
We are an alliance of organizations in the Portland, Oregon Metro area building power for the common good. Read more about us here.
Watch this powerful video about everyday people becoming exceptional leaders through MACG's organizing practices.
¡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 Pablo Riek, nuestro organizador bilingüe: escriba a firstname.lastname@example.org o llame al (503) 926-4854.
May 2015 -- MACG's mission is to organize a collective effort to bring positive change to our community. In addition, cultivating new and veteran leaders so that we have a powerful base to take on the next issue is also a top priority, and these leadership skills benefit the leaders themselves and their institutions. To keep this great work going, we need your support. Today, we present Stories of Leadership where you can see stories from three of our leaders from across the broad-base. We hope these will inspire you to participate in an exciting fundraising challenge.
May, 2015 -- The results are in! Over half of MACG's member institutions held 37 listening events and listened to over 600 people during the course of the MACG-wide 2015 listening campaign! The next task is to take what we heard and discern the issue areas that will engage the most new leaders and have the biggest positive impact on the community, which we will do at Monday's Discernment Assembly.
In a climate of divisiveness, how can we reach informed judgements using the strengths of MACG’s relational culture? MACG Civic Academies will teach skills and challenge us to listen carefully to diverse perspectives as we wrestle with complex public topics. This first Civic Academy will engage questions around the topic of wage fairness. Please join us!
April, 2015 MACG is pleased to welcome our newest member institution, the OHSU Health Equity Circle (HEC)! The HEC is an interdisciplinary group of students, providers and community partners taking action together for health equity. It is also part of a larger IAF Northwest Health Equity Organizing initiative.