The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Knowledge Is Power

We encourage you to seek out information and resources to grow your understanding, expand your perspective and reinforce your ability to affect positive change.  Our Love Action Coalition Learning List offers a non-comprehensive collection of individuals and organizations that we are currently giving our attention to.

Love Action Coalition Learning List

Below you will find representatives of the resistance including senators, journalists and activists. You will find organizations entrenched in the fight for equality and human rights. You will also find links to groups providing political updates and opportunities to get involved in social activism.

Our Leaning list is not static and will change and evolve. We welcome contributions or comments. Please Contribute Suggestions>>

Social Action Information Portals:

Democracy Now
Daily Kos
Credo Action
ANSWER Coalition
United We Dream

Social Action Resources:

Indivisible Guide – A Practical Guide for Resisting
Contact your Senator
Contact your Representative
Activate! Hub’s List of Portland Organizations
Support the Boycott
Tips for writing letters to editors

Voices of Resistance and Government Accountability:

Within Government

Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Ron Wyden
Jeff Merkely

Beyond Government

Robert Reich
Van Jones & The Dream Corps
Dan Rather
Keith Olbermann
Bill Moyers & Co
Shaun King

Social Justice Organizations We Support:

American Civil Liberties Union
Southern Poverty Law Center
Common Cause
Planned Parenthood
Black Lives Matter
Human Rights Campaign: Advocating for LGBTQ Equality
Human Rights Watch

Environmental Defense Organizations We Support:

Environmental Defense Fund
National Resource Defense Council
Union of Concerned Scientists
Global Coral Reef Alliance

Other Resource Links:

Portland’s Community Engagement System

Office of Neighborhood Involvement: 503-823-4519;

Neighborhood Coalitions:

Diversity and Civic Leadership Partners:

Portland City Government

  • City/County Information and Referral: 503-823-4000.
  • City of Portland website:
  • City Council bureau assignments:
  • City/County Pocket Guide:

Multnomah County

Oregon State Government

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