Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ashton Simpson

Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ashton Simpson Oregon Walks is excited to introduce our new Executive Director, Ashton Simpson. Ashton is a community organizer, former U.S. Air Force Civil Engineering Technician, and a graduate of PSU’s Community Development undergraduate program. In his most recent role at The Rosewood Initiative, he served as Community Asset Director, providing …

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2020,What a Year

Dear friends, If 2020 made one thing clear, it is that walking is a solution for climate, health, social, and transportation justice. The pandemic, protests, and politics overwhelmed us this year. Walking and rolling outside kept us connected to our bodies and communities. Oregon Walks has been working for decades to promote walking and make …

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2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Youth Environmental Justice Alliance 

2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Youth Environmental Justice Alliance    Oregon Walks is excited to announce Youth Environmental Justice Alliance (YEJA) as recipients of a 2020 Oregon Walkstar. Their dedication and effort in elevating and empowering BIPOC youth voices on environmental issues have contributed to a healthier, more walkable future. Their work and continued effort on …

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