OCJ shares findings from Community Listening Sessions

OCJ shares findings from Community Listening Sessions

Between July 2021 and February 2022, Oregon Consumer Justice hosted 12 community listening sessions in partnership with community organizations to understand how Oregonians experience consumer injustice. These initial sessions included low-income communities, Black...
Celebrating OCJ team promotions

Celebrating OCJ team promotions

OCJ is pleased to announce the promotions of two key team members: ReJeana Orr and Chris Coughlin. ReJeana steps into the role of Director of Executive Office Operations and Chris to the position of Policy Director.  ReJeana Orr — Director of Executive Operations...
OCJ Celebrates the Contributions of Founding Board Members

OCJ Celebrates the Contributions of Founding Board Members

Oregon Consumer Justice was formed as part of a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than two million customers of Arco/BP gas stations. Because not all of the individuals who were entitled to claim damages could be located, a substantial amount of money was subject...
Making transactions more equitable

Making transactions more equitable

Today we are one step closer to advancing consumer justice for every Oregonian! Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1565B, which passed with bipartisan support, Oregonians will no longer be turned away for being unable to pay for goods or services with a debit or...
Introducing our new Executive Director!

Introducing our new Executive Director!

Exciting news for all Oregonians: We are thrilled to introduce you to OCJ’s new Executive Director, Jagjit Nagra! Jagjit was selected by our Board of Directors to be the organization’s first permanent leader. Our Search Committee worked to find a candidate who...
OCJ issues $1 million in Emergency Eviction Response grants

OCJ issues $1 million in Emergency Eviction Response grants

In response to the ongoing eviction crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon Consumer Justice has awarded more than $1 million in grants to organizations helping Oregonians at risk of eviction get the financial support they need. The grants, which were awarded...