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BIG organizing WIN!!

S.M.A.R.T bill signed into law!

Using organizing principles from start to finish, the Safe Medication for All Requires Translation bill became law!

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Open House in Clackamas County

Safe Overnight Shelter Event

On May 4th, forty community members from the Portland metro area and beyond showed up for a morning of networking and information sharing - “A Place to Catch Your Breath” - a safe overnight shelter event co-sponsored by Providence Health & Services and the MACG Clackamas Housing Team.

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2018 in Review

Developing and supporting leaders is the key work of MACG.  It puts us solidly in the middle of the grassroots effort to strengthen Democracy that’s moved across the country in the past months.  

 

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Medication Labeling Campaign Approved at MACG Delegate Assembly

MACG’s Delegate Assembly drew 50 people to an invigorating evening of action and learning on October 25.   Thank you to Spirit of Grace Church in Beaverton for hosting.

OHSU Health Equity Circle students from the OHSU School of Nursing made an exciting progress report.  Students and faculty have been working for months on a bill to address the health impact on non-English speaking immigrant communities caused by English-only labeling on medications. Patients cause harm to their bodies or fail to alleviate their symptoms when they do not take their medications correctly.

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