Featured in the documentary American Winter, 211 Info seeks to connect the people of Oregon and Southwest Washington with the community services they need. Available from most phones for free, 211 Info also offers a community information database with up-to-date information on community resources across the state of Oregon. To find out more about 211 services in your area, click here.
United Way is a worldwide network in 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health.
This group promotes, develops, and protects the practice of social work and social workers. NASW also seeks to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through its advocacy.
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a non-profit, non-partisan think tank, was created in 1986 to broaden discussions about economic policy to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers.
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action.
Rebuild the Dream is a platform for bottom-up, people-powered innovation in the areas of policy, economics, and media. The group seeks to defend and advance the American Dream.
The Broader Bolder Approach to Education is a national campaign that acknowledges the impact of social and economic disadvantage on schools and students and proposes evidence-based policies to improve schools and remedy conditions that limit many children's readiness to learn.