Below are a links to other organizations and sites which may be of interest to Pacific Green Party members. With the exception of a couple of national organizations explicitly endorsed by the PGP, this list is limited to Oregon and the northwest region. The Green Party of the United Statesmaintains an excellent list of national and international links. Contact your local PGP chapter for information on more local groups.
More links can be found in the issues section of this site.

Alpha Institute
“…committed to practicing and teaching consensus decision making and meeting facilitation.”
Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates (AORTA)
“…working to educate the public about the need for safe, fiscally responsible, environmentally sound transportation.”
Alternatives to Growth Oregon
“…leading a statewide effort to build sustainable communities that recognize limits to growth.”
American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon
“…an advocacy organization dedicated to preserving and advancing civil liberties and civil rights.”
Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE)
“...advancing the precepts of the steady state economy to citizens and policy makers.”
Common Cause Oregon
“…working to improve government in Oregon and nationwide.”
“Ecotrust’s mission is to build Salmon Nation, a place where people and wild salmon thrive.”
FairElections Oregon
“…working to to enact statewide [campaign finance reform] initiatives in 2006 to take back democracy in Oregon.
Health Care for ALL - Oregon
“…working for secure, affordable health care for each and every Oregonian.”
Green Party Peace Network
“The Green Party Peace Network (GPPN) is a grassroots network of GreenParty peace activists from the national affiliate states of the GPUS. GPPN exists to organize, support, alert, and call all Greens to action for peace and justice.”
Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), Oregon branches
“One Big Union”
Jobs with Justice (Oregon coalitions)
“JwJ’s mission is to improve working people’s standard of living, fight for job security, and protect workers’ right to organize.”
League of Women Voters of Oregon
“…a grassroots, nonpartisan political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government in order to build better communities statewide.”
Native Forest Council
“The mission of the Native Forest Council is to fully protect and preserve every acre of publicly owned land in the United States.”(Based in Eugene.)
Onward Oregon
“Building an online community to champion the public interest.”
Oregon AFL-CIO
“The unions of the AFL-CIO represent 170,000 working men and women in Oregon - in jobs as diverse as steelworkers, firefighters, electricians, janitors, nurses, truckers, retail clerks and teachers.”
Oregon Cannabis Tax Act
"Regulate cannabis. Support industrial hemp."
Oregon Center for Public Policy
“…a Silverton, Oregon-based non-profit research institute that uses research and analysis to advance policies and practices that improve the economic and social prospects of low- and moderate income Oregonians, the majority of Oregonians.”
Oregon Follow the Money
Part of the Money in Politics Research Action Project, “a non-partisan, not-for-profit group whose goals are to increase accountability and opportunities for participation in politics.”
Oregon Food Bank
“…a community-based non-profit organization dedicated to fighting hunger and its root causes.”
Official web site of the Oregon state government.
Oregon chapter of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
“…dedicated to promoting positive legal, social, and political change with information and action in support of cannabis (marijuana) and the many people who use it.”
Oregon PeaceWorks
“…educating and activating people to work for peace, justice, and environmental protection.”
Oregon Progress Board
“Due to severe budget reductions in Oregon state government, funding for the Oregon Progress Board was eliminated as of June 30, 2009. However, the Department of Administrative Services will continue to host the Board's Web content. ”
Oregon Public Affairs Network
“‘C-SPAN’ for Oregon”
Oregon Public Power Coalition
Working to create more People’s Utility Districts so that Oregon power utilities can be owned by the ratepayers rather than Enron.
Portland Independent Media Center (indymedia)
Unfiltered, non-corporate news for Oregon and southern Washington.
Powell's Books
Independent Oregon bookseller
Public Health and Social Justice
open-access articles, slide shows, syllabi, and other documents relevant to topics in public health and social justice.
Recommended Reading
Favorite books submitted by our members.
Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund
To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments,to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.
Renewable Northwest Project
“…works to make the Northwest’s clean energy potential a reality.”
Rural Organizing Project
"Advancing democracy in rural Oregon."
“…a non-profit organization that brings together government agencies, businesses and individual volunteers in programs and projects to enhance the livability of Oregon.”
Umpqua Watersheds
“…keeps you informed about your public land timber sales.”
United for Peace and Justice
“United for Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 1400 local and national groups throughout the United States who have joined together to protest the immoral and disastrous Iraq War and oppose our government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building.”
Wild Wilderness
“…believes that America’s public recreation lands are a national treasure that must be financially supported by the American people and held in public ownership as a legacy for future generations.”