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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.


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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 Claudia Bautista o Eva Ramos.



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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MACG - City Council Vote on Construction Excise Tax

The MACG housing team worked in coalition this winter to support the successful passage of inclusionary zoning at the legislative session in Salem. As part of this legislation, communities are allowed to define a construction excise tax (CET) on new construction. The Portland City Council will be meeting on Thursday, 6/16 to vote on what percentage this new tax revenue to dedicate to affordable housing. MACG will be advocating for 100%. JOIN US!

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MACG - Institutional Development and Core Teams Training

Do you want to: … make your institution stronger, more relational, and more action oriented? … fulfill your institution’s mission? … build a base of power to act together for the common good? JOIN US! For a two-hour workshop on how to build and sustain a core team in your institution.

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Upcoming Events
MACG - Faith Leaders Caucus Sep 07, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Immaculate Heart Church, 2910 N Williams Ave, Portland
MACG - Housing Team Clackamas Sep 21, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM — Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222
MACG - Delegate Assembly Oct 26, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Multnomah County location TBA
MACG - Institutional Development and Core Team Training Nov 14, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Location TBD Multnomah County