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A bridge in the middle of a forest

The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

DRO Advocacy Continues During COVID-19 Public Health Response Continuing to provide services Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the COVID-19 public health crisis that is rapidly unfolding here in Oregon and across the world. We know that natural disasters and emergencies can be even worse for people with disabilities. While we all work to… Continue Reading The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

Alex Allen

Alex Allen is a resident of Portland. He’s been advocating for the rights of people who experience mental illness since 2004. Alex previously served on DRO’s Board of Directors and the mental health advisory council from 2014 to 2016. He was chair of the council throughout 2015.  He enjoys getting to know people that he… Continue Reading Alex Allen

Our 2019 Legislative Agenda

The 2019 legislative session will begin on January 22. We’ll be fighting hard for a handful of bills that will help improve the lives of Oregonians with disabilities. Snapshot: 2019 Legislative Priorities Our legislative agenda will have a big impact on: People for whom a guardian has been appointed People who experience a mental illness… Continue Reading Our 2019 Legislative Agenda