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Brewhaha! The Rent is Too Damn High!

The Bus Project is working with our community partners to build grassroots power in support of local and statewide solutions to our affordability crisis. “The Rent is Too Damn High” will feature speakers Jes Larson from the Welcome Home Coalition, … Continue reading

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Now Hiring: Oregon New Motor Voter Coordinator.

The Oregon New Motor Voter Coalition seeks a New Motor Voter Coalition Coordinator to ensure a successful, inclusive, and broadly empowering first election cycle of Oregon’s landmark New Motor Voter law. Oregon expects to add upwards of 300,000 new voters … Continue reading

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You and Me and NVRD.

SAVE THE DATE. National Voter Registration Day is Sept 22. Our favorite holiday of the year is upon us! The Bus Project is excited to celebrate the third annual National Voter Registration Day with thousands of community partners in all fifty … Continue reading

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Fresh Start Goes National.

Check out the Bus Project’s statement from this morning’s press conference with Congressman Earl Blumenauer. From New Motor Voter to Fresh Start Oregon and beyond, we’ve been working hard in Salem this session to win some important victories, and it’s great to see … Continue reading

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SESSION CONFESSIONS.

TL;DR –  Not to brag or anything, but between the historic, first-of-its-kind victories for New Motor Voter and Fresh Start Oregon, the Bus Project had a pretty solid showing in Salem this year. And we got some big plans for … Continue reading

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Welcome Nikki Fisher to the Bus Project July 14th.

As we announced this month, The Bus Project is excited to welcome Nikki Fisher to the family. Today marks her official start date as our new Executive Director of the organization. We’re kicking off her tenure with a Welcome Party … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Senate Bill 844 needs your support.

Got 60 seconds this afternoon? CAN YOU CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE AND ASK THEM TO SUPPORT SENATE BILL 844? As you’ve maybe read about in The Oregonian, (they’ve written about our bill twice this week!), the Bus Project’s push to expunge petty pot crimes has directly led … Continue reading

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New Bus Project Executive Director: Nikki Fisher

In January, the Bus Project brought on Nathan Howard as our Interim Executive Director for a short-term contract to support the Bus through an opportunity-filled legislative session and keep the organization strong while the board started a strategic planning process. … Continue reading

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Make Calls for Fresh Start, June 11th.

TL; DR: Volunteer with us and help us win the Fresh Start Oregon campaign. Details on our facebook page. You’ve been waiting patiently for your chance to volunteer and help us win the Fresh Start Oregon campaign, and now, the … Continue reading

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Holy smokes!

We’re just over halfway in our week of giving here at the Bus Project, and you’ve absolutely knocked our socks off with your generosity! Since Monday, we’ve raised over $1200 through monthly donations; your donations help ensure that the next … Continue reading

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