Oregon Advocacy Commissioners from all 4 Advocacy Commissions gathered for their first statutorily required annual meeting on 8/19/14. Here they are on the Capitol building steps in Salem, with Kendall Clawson, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Kitzhaber.
OCAPIA and OCBA Commissioners discussing in small groups what lies ahead for the commissions.
Governor Kitzhaber spoke to Commissioners about the importance of the Advocacy Commissions in the struggle for Civil Rights and about the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
Commissioners from OCAPIA, OCHA and OCFW brainstorm ideas for collaboration.
Commissioners from OCAPIA and OCFW discuss the challenges facing their communities andpossible changes to support at the policy level.
Mike Bonetto, the Governor's Chief of Staff, spoke to Commissioners about the importance of Equity and the 10-Year Plan in Oregon.
See the joint meeting agenda