PAA Oregon Affliates
How does my group become a PAA Oregon affiliate?
PAA Oregon is a regional chapter of the national organization Parents Across America. Please review our statement, “What We Believe.” If you share PAA’s overall goals of progressive, positive education reform, and a strong parent voice in education decision making, please consider becoming a part of our leadership network. The more of us there are, the stronger our voices will be in our schools, districts, and across the state!
Why bcome a PAA Oregon affiliate?
Benefits of affiliate status include:
Support and advice on building your organization
Help promoting your local events and reaching potential members in your area
Space on our blog to share your viewpoint and experience
Alerts about key legislative campaigns
Policy and research resources
Collaborative leadership with a growing network of parent activists
An opportunity to have a positive impact on education in your community and across our state
An automatic affiliation with the national Parents Across America organization
Can PAA Oregon affiliates endorse candidates for political office?
Unless your organization is a 501.c.4, PAA Oregon affiliates cannot endorse candidates for elective office. You can do so as an individual, as long as you emphasize that you are not speaking on behalf of PAA Oregon.
What are our responsibilities as a PAA Oregon affiliate?
Our membership guidelines require annual dues of $25 per group, a designated person to report to PAA Oregon, a brief annual activity report, and other minimal participation.
If you agree, and want to join in our efforts, please contact us. Thank you!