Nonprofits
$28,458 raised from 445 donors
Goal: $25,000 from donors
BIPOC-Led Organization!
Basic Rights Education Fund

Mission

Basic Rights Oregon ensures that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.

Bottom Line for Portland

In the past year, we won a federal appeals case protecting transgender inclusion in public schools, helped create new guidelines to protect the dignity and safety of trans people in Oregon prisons, fought for LGBTQ-inclusive sex ed curriculum in Portland-area schools, and assisted over 500 people experiencing anti-LGBTQ discrimination.

“The work Basic Rights does creates opportunities for youth to be their authentic selves. The fact it’s now legally required to use students’ correct pronouns in schools makes a huge difference, and that’s thanks to Basic Rights. I’m so happy young people can be themselves today and not have to hide who they are, like I did.” —Max Western (they/them), a participant in Basic Rights Education Fund's Catalyst Transgender Leadership Development Program

Incentives

Supporters who give $50 or more receive a $25 gift card from SuperDeluxe and a $25 gift card from Snappy’s sandwich shop.

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