Hundreds of religious activists gathered today at the state capitol in Salem, Oregon to press legislators to support new efforts to increase health insurance benefits, to build affordable housing and to reign in pay-day predatory lenders.
“Interfaith Advocacy Day” was sponsored by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) and interfaith groups from across the state. It was a pleasure for me to be there with so many friends.
Click here to view EMO’s legislative priorities on their newly expanded website.
For on-going coverage and analysis of the legislative session be sure to visit the blog of Dr. Russ Dondero, professor emeritus in the department of politics and government at UCC-related Pacific University. It was no surprise to find him today roaming the capitol rallying support for affordable housing.