OCJ Updates

Read on for the latest news from Oregon Consumer Justice.

What’s next for OCJ?

What’s next for OCJ?

This is part two of a two-part blog series drawing on a conversation with OCJ’s executive director, Jagjit Nagra. Read part one of this series, OCJ's journey to now, to learn about our work to date.OCJ programs will quickly grow in the coming months as our team scales...

OCJ’s journey to now

OCJ’s journey to now

This blog is part one of a two-part blog series drawing on a conversation with OCJ's executive director, Jagjit Nagra. Jagjit joined the organization in this inaugural role in March 2022. Oregon Consumer Justice has a bold mission to build a consumer marketplace that...

New Officers Named to OCJ’s Board of Directors

New Officers Named to OCJ’s Board of Directors

OCJ is thrilled to welcome newly elected officers to our Board of Directors, providing executive leadership at this important moment in OCJ’s evolution: Se-ah-dom Edmo as Chair, Sayer Jones as Treasurer, and Jenny Pool Radway as Secretary.  Se-ah-dom Edmo, Chair...

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.

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!

We are thrilled to introduce you to OCJ’s new Executive Director, Jagjit Nagra! Learn more about Jagjit and his initial priorities as Executive Director.

Emergency Eviction Response Grants

Emergency Eviction Response Grants

OCJ is offering emergency response grants up to $50,000 to community based partners who can help Oregon renters at risk of eviction.

2020-21 Annual Report

2020-21 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2020-21 Annual Report which highlights the efforts we pursued this past year in laying the foundation for our work that lies ahead and the impact that we have already had towards advancing consumer justice in Oregon.