Get Involved

Help Out With Events!

There are a wide variety of ways to connect with our work and become involved with the movement to address the climate crisis.  Lots of folks can be involved just by helping spread the word about and showing up at our public events and actions.  This can be a minimal time commitment but can have a big impact and is of big help to us.  If that’s where you feel you fit, please sign up for our email list and keep your eyes out for our next upcoming call out.

If there’s a specific skill or resource you have that you’d like to offer and you think would be useful to our work, let us know!  We’re consistently looking for meeting & training spaces that can hold large numbers of people, free food that’s available on short notice, sturdy vehicles that can carry large/heavy items, screenprinting services, printing services, art supplies, climbing gear, and more!

Get Trained!

If you’re wanting to do more direct action but don’t really want to spend lots of time organizing, we offer Non-violent Direct Action trainings to groups of people who already have some level of trust and affinity with each other.  Get your friends/family/coworkers/fellow students/church group/chess club/step squad etc. together and we’ll happily come talk to you about direct action for hours.  Contact us to inquire more or schedule a training.


Portland Rising Tide gets an amazing amount done on the tiniest shoestring budget you can imagine – just a few thousand a year, a hundredth of even most small non-profits! We have no paid staff and would love it if you can help our devoted volunteers spend less time scraping together pocket change for legal fees, outreach materials, space rental, etc.  Your donation helps Rising Tide to thrive in an increasingly hostile political environment.

Want to get even more involved?

If you’ve got a lot of time to give and really want to delve into the world of direct action organizing against fossil fuel infrastructure, we admit new members into our collective on a rolling basis.  Being a member of Portland Rising Tide asks a both a weekly time commitment as well as a commitment to our anti-capitalist and anti-colonialist analysis.  Let us know if you’re interested in pursuing membership and we will meet with you to see if it feels like a good fit for us both.

5 thoughts on “Get Involved

  1. josh Johnson - August 24, 2014

    Hello. Where is your meeting tomorrow? TY – Josh
    I will be in town and want to try to attend. I must help raise awareness about the risk / tragedy of climate change.

  2. google plus and facebook - September 12, 2014

    It’s awesome in favor of me to have a website, which is helpful for my know-how.

    thanks admin

  3. Tom Robson - September 20, 2014

    Do you have any local contacts here in Bend Oregon? I am very much interested in
    monitoring and limiting oil train traffic through this area.

  4. Stacey McLaughlin - October 21, 2014

    Greetings . . . I am part of the grassroots organizing in Southern Oregon working against the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and the Jordon Cove LNG Energy Project proposed in Coos Bay. The efforts of the Williams and Veresen corporations are quietly and solidly overtaking us with the dangle of the job carrot; jobs that are very unlikely to materialize. We are looking for more attention to be given to this issue and opportunities to spread greater awareness. Do you think we can team up on some of this to spread the word beyond our very rural and vulnerable communities to the more urban environments in Portland, Eugene and Salem? You can learn more about us on the above referenced website and here on Facebook, Thanks for the good works,
    in solidarity, Stacey

  5. Steve Goldstein - December 18, 2014

    Please keep me informed by e-mail. I will try to make major events and do more as I can. I am active in the climate movement thru Sierra Club, Greenpeace and so my activities in Rising Tide Pdx may be limited.

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