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We advocate with our partners for better laws, more sidewalks and signed crosswalks, education programs, community improvements designed for pedestrians, and increased funding to support these activities.
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Dear walking and rolling advocates, Serving as the Executive Director at Oregon Walks is both an honor and incredible joy. I recently reread the inaugural letter I sent to Oregon Walks membership. In it I wrote: “I am humbled by the commitment of our staff, volunteers, board, donors, and supporters; and I am so excited …
Join us for our final AARP NeighborWalks at Sunday Parkways walk! September is the final month for Sunday Parkways, it’s also STEPtember, so what better way to celebrate this month of walking joy than by highlighting an AARP NeighborWalk, and not just any NeighborWalk but the kick off walk from the 2019 season. Stroll through …
2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Oregon Justice Resource Center It is Oregon Walks’ honor to award Oregon Justice Resource Center (OJRC) as a 2020 Oregon WalkStar Awardee. OJRC has been at the forefront for the fight for justice in the state of Oregon. Most recently, state violence was directed at peaceful protesters marching in the street …
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