Provides pro bono legal services and public outreach to refugees and immigrants. The Catholic Charities organization as a whole “partners with the most vulnerable,
regardless of faith, to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.”
Based in Portland, Enlace is an “international multisector alliance that does capacity building trainings and engages in strategic campaigning for the self-determination of the working people.” The organization’s current priority as of 2013 is pushing for prison divestment.
"IRCO's mission is to promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society. Founded in 1976 by refugees for refugees, IRCO has nearly 40 years of history and experience working with Portland's refugee and immigrant communities."
“A coalition of individuals, faith leaders and diverse faith communities called by our conscience to respond actively and publicly to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters in the U.S.” Part of the PIRC, this organization holds monthly meetings at St Michael & All Angels Episcopal on 1704 NE 43rd Ave, Portland OR 97213.
“A coalition of grassroots organizations that have been collaborating action for immigrants rights in Oregon since 2006.” This coalition is currently working to dismantle the collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Multnomah County. Check their page for updated events.
Also part of PIRC, JwJ is “a coalition of more than 100 labor organizations and community groups dedicated to protecting the rights of working people and supporting community struggles to build a more just society.”
Project of the Portland office of the national American Friends Service Committee organization. They’ve posted a lot of their previous events on Twitter (https://twitter.com/afsc_org) so check this again soon.
Offers legal immigration services, citizenship classes, voter education classes, English classes, and the Cuban Haitian Assistance Project. Contact: the SOAR Legal office is located at 7931 NE Halsey St. Ste. 302, Portland, OR 97213. Hours are 8:30am-12pm and 1-5pm. (503) 384-2482.
An organization involved in PIRC, it is “led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty” in order to “work across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice.”
A “worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve working conditions and protect civil rights.” VOZ is involved in PIRC and actively works on immigration reform in Portland.