OEC and our partners have come together to build a strong, diverse coalition to maximize climate and community benefits through OCAP implementation. The OCAP coalition includes partners representing environmental justice, labor, youth, public health and business communities to ensure that our state agencies produce the most climate-protective and equitable outcomes for Oregon’s families and future.
The OCAP coalition organizes our advocacy to align with the executive order’s six major issue areas: transportation, cap and reduce, clean energy, clean buildings, public health, and natural and working lands. Each area of work is co-led by an environmental or climate-focused organization in partnership with a frontline or community-based organization, with the goal of ensuring that OCAP maximizes environmental integrity and equity outcomes.
Each area of work involves both policy and grassroots components to support engagement efforts around OCAP implementation. This work includes:
Since the signing of the executive order, the OCAP coalition has: