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IN-DEPTH STUDIES OF ISSUES: Our research on issues is even-handed and thorough. We interview experts, consider a full range of views and carefully examine the data. We study issues that deeply impact the lives of Oregonians. Read more about our studies here.
ONGOING RESEARCH: After our studies, we continue learning about the issues that affect our communities. Portland League members follow these issues through our Action Committee, Interest Groups, Civic Education events, and Discussion Groups.
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Some new priorities we also hope to cover
- HIRING AN OFFICE MANAGER TO SUPPORT OUR VOLUNTEERS. We have been without a paid employee for 20 months. We need to raise enough money to attract and retain a capable person who’ll help us fulfill our mission.
- REACHING OUT TO MORE VOTERS IN MORE PARTS OF MULTNOMAH COUNTY, using paid as well as free publicity. We want more people to know about the free resources we provide.
- PAYING FOR PODCASTS AS WELL AS VIDEOS of our candidate interviews and civic education programs. Podcasts will help more people access our information.
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