June, 2014. -- The National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in downtown Portland is MACG’s latest member institution! Read the story of how the College came to know MACG and ultimately join up.
May, 2014 -- To address a need in its community, MACG Latino leaders have formed a partnership with People-Places-Things Intercultural Communication to offer ESL classes to our Latino members and other non-native English speakers from member institutions wanting to improve their language skills. We’re looking for native English speakers to learn this unique experiential method and to teach the classes.
May, 2014 -- Building on last year’s successful launch, and first win, MACG has continued to organize Latinos in their native Spanish language with the help of bilingual organizer Yolanda Sandoval and the Latino core team at St. Andrew Catholic Church. In the fall, the group completed a listening campaign where three issues rose to the top...
April, 2014 -- An alert to MACG members from MACG's Health Care Action Team: There is still time to sign up for health insurance through Cover Oregon. The deadline is April 30th, which is less than a week away. If you are not insured act today by filling out a Cover Oregon health insurance application.
February, 2014. Do you or someone you know need health insurance? Do you have questions about the country’s new health care laws? The MACG Health Care Action Team is prepared and committed to help people get the answers they need in order to navigate the changing health care system, and especially to gain coverage if they need it.
December, 2013. Read a Holiday message and summary of MACG's accomplishments in 2013.
July, 2013. Cover Oregon, Oregon's health insurance exchange or marketplace will be available for individuals and small business to purchase health insurance. Cover Oregon is looking for feedback from anyone under 30 about what issues Cover Oregon should be paying attention to. This is a chance for you or someone you know such as a son, daughter or neighbor, to give input about what is important.
July, 2013. With an eye towards becoming an "inclusive, listening and risk-taking community", Mission of the Atonement in Beaverton voted this July to join MACG.
July, 2013. In true broad-based fashion, three of MACG’s action areas – Health Care, Prison & Community, and Latino Organizing – combined forces to create a successful 2013 MACG Legislative Equity Campaign, and to organize an effective MACG-only lobby day to support it.
June, 2013. MACG now speaks another language – Spanish! Grant funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) enabled MACG (and partner organization MACG Vision) to organize Latino members of St. Andrew Catholic Church starting fall of 2012. Read all about our first year here!