Right-wing extremists are coordinating a nationwide campaign to pull books from library shelves, even if the complainants haven't read them. Find out more in this conversation with author Jodi Picoult and Anderson Cooper, on YouTube. Fight back with others here.
"I had always imagined paradise as a kind of library." -- Jorge Luis Borges, author
Visit our Legislation 2023 web page for updates on bills COIN has endorsed or opposed, or bills we are still watching. Legislators won't know what you want unless you tell them. Please take a moment to comment on at least one of the bills on COIN's Legislation web page.
COIN MEETING MARCH 21 All INCO folks are invited to the COIN meeting on Tuesday March 21, at 7:00 pm, via Zoom. Register for COIN meetings here(just once for all 2023 meetings).
ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE OREGON LOBBY DAYS March 21-22 via Zoom
OLCV and OCN (Oregon League of Conservation Voters and Oregon Conservation Network) are having lobby days on Zoom. Separate meetings with Senator Weber and Representative Javadi will be set up, and you can join like-minded constituents to meet on Zoom and let your representatives know about your environmental and climate concerns. Training will be March 21, and meetings for our district will be March 22.Details and registration here.
RURAL CAUCUS & STRATEGY SESSION Saturday, May 20 in person
Gather with like-minded rural Oregonians at this year's Rural Caucus & Strategy Sessionhosted by the Rural Organizing Project. It is Saturday, May 20th in the Linn/Benton county area. INCO can help with registration, lodging, and travel costs. Please contact Laurie at firstname.lastname@example.org soon if you're interested.
Thursday, April 13 - INCO Community Meeting, via Zoom. Social time at 6 pm; meeting is 6:30-7:30 pm. All INCO members are invited to attend. We meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. Link to join Zoom meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87835618044 Meeting ID: 878 3561 8044 One tap mobile +12532050468,,87835618044# US +12532158782,,87835618044# US (Tacoma)
The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create." - Leonard I. Sweet