Governor Barbara Roberts Shares Her Oregon Story

Before a rapt audience at Portland's Laura Russo Gallery on Tuesday, April 10, Governor Barbara Roberts told of her Oregon roots, her perspective and experiences in Oregon politics, and her idea's for Oregon's future.

1000 Friends' 2012 Land Use Leadership Initiative Launches

1000 Friends was proud to launch our 2012 Land Use Leadership Initiative last Friday night, January 20. The inaugural class of emerging leaders and their advisors came together in Portland for a rousing conversation about the history and implications of Oregon's land use planning system.

New Face of Farming is on the Road

The New Face of Farming initiative is on the road this week.  We're holding meetings around the state to get feedback from farmers on how Oregon's land-use laws can help them earn meaningful livelihoods. 

1000 Friends Willamette Valley Advocate to Speak at 2011 Oregon Planning Institute Conference

Mia Nelson, 1000 Friends Willamette Valley Advocate, has been selected as a speaker at the 2011 Oregon Planning Institute Conference, taking place September 14-16 at University of Oregon. 

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