Welcome to MACG
2017-2018 Listening Campaign
This winter, 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.
Two Opportunities to push forward the Common Good... September 10th and 11th... MACG Housing Forums: $258 M Portland Bond Priorities & MACG ACTION! Come hear and SHAPE what happens next in Affordable Housing!
February 2017 -- Over 75 MACG members added their voices to the crowd at City Hall on Feb 2, 2017, successfully supporting a critical emergency Tenant Relocation Assistance ordinance which passed 5-0. It was a victory for stable communities and families in the face of the Portland housing crisis.
It is time for us once again to WEAR RED and fill City Hall chambers to support tenants in gaining relocation assistance!
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.