To develop a permanent anti-genocide constituency in Oregon and the Pacific NW. The Coalition is designed to link needs with resources, people with organizations and organizations with events in order to have the maximum impact on our mission. We believe that genocide is preventable and by building a permanent anti-genocide constituency we can look towards a future when the words "never again" are a reality.
OCH has partnered with the Never Again Coalition, Amnesty International, and Enough Project to pass a State Initiative for Conflict Mineral Purchasing. Read more about how you can join the effort here.
On August 26, 2015 The City of Portland voted unanimously to pass a resolution we helped to craft which creates financial incentives for companies with whom the city contracts for cellular devices and other key communication equipment to source conflict-free minerals from Congo.
View the Resolution Text here
Watch the vote via live stream starting at 1:42:10 here
As a coalition, we aim to bring together individuals and groups working on issues related to human rights atrocities. By taking positive, proactive action through non-governmental and governmental agencies at the local, state and federal levels, we aim to raise awareness and bring assistance to the victims of Genocide, mass atrocities and crimes against humanity.