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2017-2018 Listening Campaign

From November 1, 2017 - January  31, 2018, 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:



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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.

¡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.


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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MACG - Spring 2016 Leadership Institute (Part 1)

MACG Leadership Institute coming up in April! Who would you like to see trained? Make sure they register.

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Upcoming Events
MACG - Housing Team Multnomah Dec 13, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:45 PM — MACG Office - 4940 NE 8th Ave. Portland OR
MACG - Housing Team Clackamas Dec 21, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM — Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222
MACG - Delegate Assembly Feb 15, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — St. Andrew Lutheran, 12405 SW Butner Rd, Beaverton
MACG - Institutional Development and Core Team Workshop Feb 27, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Location TBD
MACG - Spring 2018 Leadership Institute (Part 1) Mar 09, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Washington County Location TBA