MRG Board Member Jeff Selby

Experiencing racial injustice firsthand at an early age, Jeff Selby joined the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) in 1976. JACL is the oldest Asian American Civil Rights organization in the United States. Serving four years as the president of Portland JACL, Jeff built and fostered relationships among the Arab-Muslim, Latina/o, LGBTQ, and Japanese American communities. Jeff is the Communications Coordinator for the City of Portland’s Office of Equity and Human Rights and is a volunteer with Muslim Educational Trust, Japan-America Society of Oregon, Oregon Nisei Veterans, and Oregon Nikkei Endowment. Jeff chairs MRG’s Justice within Reach event planning committee.