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What is the Rural Organizing Project?

    Rural Organizing Project is a state-wide organization that supports a multi-issue, rural-centered, grassroots base in Oregon. They work to build and support a shared standard of human dignity: the belief in the equal worth of all communities, the need for equal access to justice and the right to self-determination.


    With a mission to strengthen the skills, resources, and vision of primary leadership in local autonomous human dignity groups, their goal is keeping such groups a vibrant source for a just democracy.


    ROP began as a response to the 1992 Oregon Citizens Alliance’s outrageous Abnormal Behaviors Initiative, which targeted gay and lesbian Oregonians for legalized second-class citizenship. ROP’s challenges to the anti-democratic right have earned them a national reputation for being an effective grassroots organization that takes on the tough issues.


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