Our Work

Cool Communities

1000 Friends works to make our cities and towns more livable and sustainable. We support smart growth policies that provide better transportation choices and save taxpayers money.

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Healthy Rural Economies

Oregon's landscape is a national treasure, but it's very much a working landscape. 1000 Friends works to achieve a balance between protection of our natural resources and economic activity in rural Oregon.

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Land Use Leadership

We are proud to launch the Oregon Land Use Leadership Initiative to connect the legendary leaders with the next generation of innovators and advocates for sustainable communities. Participants in this initiative will have the opportunity to consider and strategize about the most pressing questions facing Oregon's environment and quality of life.

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