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We are an alliance of organizations in the Portland, Oregon Metro area building power for the common good. Read more about us here.

 

MACG Video!

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 Aracely Barajas, (509) 637-3095, aracely@macg.org.

 

NEWS:

A New Year's Challenge

A New Year's Challenge

December, 2016 -- Across the political spectrum, widespread anxiety about people’s economic futures - combined with hopelessness and frustration with government's ability to improve the situation – laid the foundation for populist surges that challenged the establishments in both major parties in the recent US presidential election. At its worst, the campaign pitted Americans against each other, exposed race and gender prejudices, and further eroded people’s confidence in government. In this context, the well refined relational organizing practices of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) and its affiliates across the US and beyond are needed now more than ever.

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MACG Housing Work Gains Momentum in Two Counties

MACG Housing Work Gains Momentum in Two Counties

October, 2016 -- MACG’s affordable housing work continues to grow with 250 leaders in attendance at a September 29th assembly in Portland, and 160 total at two recent assemblies in Clackamas County.

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MACG - Housing Action Assembly

The shortage of housing in Portland has reached epidemic proportions, and we cannot afford to accept status quo solutions for what is already an unprecedented crisis. We need your support now to advance solutions that are more substantial and more creative. Join us! Please mark your calendar and attend this important event! You can help by pre-registering or even volunteering.

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Assembly Wrap-up and Next Steps: Tiny Houses

Assembly Wrap-up and Next Steps: Tiny Houses

August, 2016 -- Over 100 Clackamas County leaders – the majority from faith communities – attended a MACG Housing Assembly on August 3rd at Milwaukie Lutheran Church. The focus of the event was to learn about the county’s growing housing crisis, and one particular strategy for addressing homelessness that could involve congregations.

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Upcoming Events
MACG - Housing Team Multnomah Jan 24, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Leaven Community / Salt & Light Lutheran Church - 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland
MACG - Institutional Development and Core Team Training Jan 26, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — St. Andrew Catholic Church Community Center, Thea Bowman Room, 4940 NE 8th Ave., Portland
MACG - Housing Team Clackamas Feb 08, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222
Transformational Leadership Learning Lab Feb 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — West Linn Lutheran 20390 Willamette Dr West Linn, OR 97068
MACG - Winter 2017 Leadership Institute (Part 1) Feb 25, 2017 01:30 PM - 07:30 PM — National University of Natural Medicine, Radelet Hall, 2719 SW Kelly Avenue, Portland
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