Cris Lira and others with fists raised

10 Questions with Cris Lira

Meet Cris Lira! Cris has been supporting and leading MRG’s grantmaking programs for eight years – and has lots to share from that experience. More »

Stephan Herrera in front of a wall of pictures

10 Questions with Stephan Herrera

Get to know Stephan Herrera, MRG’s newest staff. As Capacity Building Director, Stephan will work with a cohort of 10 social change groups to help them build organizational, financial, and fundraising capacity. More »

MRG's current staff

MRG is hiring a Grassroots Giving Director

Join our team! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative fundraiser and event manager to join our development team as our Grassroots Giving Director. Apply by July 20th. More »

Activists rally for comprehensive immigration reform

Measure 88: Why We Lost and What’s Next for Oregon’s Immigrant Communities

In light of recent losses and partial victories in the fight for immigrant rights, we asked Andrea Miller of Causa Oregon to share her insights. More »

MRG's staff and grantmakers

MRG Foundation Receives $175,000 from Meyer Memorial Trust

2014 marks the start of an exciting partnership with one Oregon’s leading foundations! More »

Claudia Alick performs at Justice within Reach

Claudia Alick to perform at MRG’s Justice within Reach on May 10th!

We are excited to announce Claudia Alick as the 2014 Lilla Jewel Artist! Claudia is a powerful performer who uses her art to inspire people to see the world in new ways and to promote social justice ideals. See her perform at Justice within Reach on May 10, 2014! More »

A #GivingTuesday Challenge!

UPDATE: We not only hit our #GivingTuesday goal, we knocked it out of the park with 40 gifts in one day! Each and every one of you is part of the progressive movement that makes MRG’s work possible. THANK YOU! More »

Call for Female Spoken Word Artist – Deadline November 18th!

Are you a female spoken word artist interested in performing at MRG’s Justice within Reach 2014? Apply by Monday, November 18, 2013 by 5pm. More »