Jan. 15, 2024, Letter to the Editor: In honor of MLK Day, EMO’s past and current leaders reaffirm commitment to end all forms of hate and injustice in our community

Oct. 13, 2023, EMO Statement on war between Israel and Gaza
March 21, 2023, Oregon’s faith communities take action, seek legislative solutions to housing crisis
Feb. 6, 2023, EMO Statement Against Antisemitism

Dec. 1, 2022, EMO hires new president, Frank So
Oct. 3, 2022, EMO releases Voters’ Guide, recommends “Yes” vote on four Oregon ballot measures
May 24, 2022, EMO Statement on Gun Violence Following the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas
March 1, 2022, Oregon faith leaders encourage COVID-19 vaccinations through EMO’s “Faith and the Vaccine” website

Oct. 22, 2021, Over 100 local organizations urge Oregon congressional delegation to support climate solutions in Build Back Better Plan
Aug. 17, 2021, EMO statement on the developments in Afghanistan, reception of refugees in Oregon
July 20, 2021, Portland emergency food program to honor volunteers for their service during Covid-19 pandemic with awards signed by President Biden
May 20, 2021, EMO condemns violence and calls to lift the occupation of the Palestinian people
Jan. 6, 2021, EMO Statement on Violence in Washington, DC

Oct. 12, 2020, EMO announces ballot measure recommendations
July 24, 2020, EMO Statement on PDX Protests
June 3, 2020, EMO condemns Trump campaign photo-op at Episcopal church
April 15, 2020, Pandemic increases need for emergency shelter for unaccompanied homeless youth in Portland metro region
April 13, 2020, Opinion: A Call to Communities of Faith across Oregon to Practice Solidarity by Jan Musgrove Elfers, Oregonian
March 30, 2020, Coronavirus pandemic and economic dislocation doubles need for HIV services
March 25, 2020, Portland food pantry demand increases six-fold on Saturday

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