Do YOU know where candidates for PDX City Council stand on important transportation issues, such as implementing Vision Zero, investing in East Portland, & allocating transportation funding? Join us for this informative & exciting forum and hear from the candidates themselves. A Moderated panel will be followed by questions from attendees. Event space is open to all ages. 

Julia DeGraw, Stuart Emmons, Nick Fish, Jo Ann Hardesty, Loretta Smith, Andrea Valderrama, Felicia Williams, & Philip J. Wolfe have confirmed participation. 

Want to contribute to the discussion? Send us your questions now to help inform what we ask your City Council Candidates!  

More info about the event here. 


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Assist Oregon Walks staff to ensure communication goals are met through creating content, providing administrative support, and overseeing social media activities – with a focus on our annual membership drive.

Time Commitment & Compensation

This is a three-month paid internship, with an ideal start date of March 12th, running through mid-June.  Approximately 10 hours/week with a flexible schedule.

The intern will receive a $1,500 stipend.

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About Oregon Walks:

Oregon Walks is a nonprofit, membership-based advocacy organization dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking in Oregon safe, convenient and attractive. Founded in 1991, we have a strong history of success, committed partners and stakeholders, and a passionate and growing membership. We are well positioned to play a pivotal role in influencing our transportation future and addressing the needs of pedestrians across the region and state.  


The Opportunity:

Oregon Walks is seeking an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, dynamic leader with a passion for pedestrian advocacy to serve as our next Executive Director. Our new Executive Director will collaborate with our Board of Directors, staff, members, and volunteers to lead successful programs and advocacy campaigns. The Executive Director will develop and implement new initiatives to further Oregon Walks’ mission. They will serve as our lead ambassador, fundraiser, and strategist - ensuring organizational stability and success.


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