Oregon PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

We are an organization of health professionals and public health advocates working collaboratively with community partners to educate and advocate for societal and policy change that protects human health at the local, state, national, and international level. We seek a healthy, just, and peaceful world for present and future generations.

Our current work focuses on the following program areas:

Peace & Nuclear Disarmament    Healthy Climate    Nuclear-Free Northwest    Environmental Health

 

Oregon PSR seeks a dynamic, skilled organizer to join our Healthy Climate Program team and work for clean air in Marion County by advocating for responsible alternatives to waste incineration. The Clean Air Organizer will work closely with staff, volunteers, and partners to coordinate a campaign for responsible alternatives to waste...

There’s a big air pollution problem in Oregon coming from the Covanta Marion waste incinerator between Salem and Woodburn, the largest industrial source of air pollution in Marion County. Right now, the state of Oregon is considering renewing a key air quality permit for Covanta Marion and is taking comments...

Oregon PSR expresses our tremendous appreciation for three people who substantially advanced our work over the past year. Madison Arnold-Scerbo (above, left), our previous Program Assistant and Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow, was instrumental in developing our 2019 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship, working on the passage and implementation of  the Portland...