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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

Let’s Work Together

A democracy is nothing without the voices of its people, and OVBC is here to give you the megaphone. Help make Oregon a better place for all of us when you participate in our monthly research studies. Earn rewards and share your views. Be heard. Be loud. It’s time to become a united state.

OPINION POLL

77% of Oregonians view international trade and exports and related jobs as vital or important to the economy.

OPINION POLL

Nearly 30% of Oregonians say they have conversations with people who hold different opinions about politics than they do either seldom or never.

Another 30% say they have these conversations about once a month or only a few times a year.

OPINION POLL

Other than supplies directly related to health and safety, like HVAC, PPE, and vaccines, the three educational programs and services that Oregonians want school districts to prioritize for COVID relief funding are mental health counseling, expanded vocational and job training, and reduced class sizes. Read More Here

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September 9, 2021

Workplace Safety

From COVID-19, to extreme heat, to air quality from wildfires, Oregonians talk about workplace safety and protections.

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August 31, 2021

Climate Change

Oregonians answer some thought-provoking questions about their values and beliefs related to climate change.

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August 30, 2021

COVID: August, 2021

Nearly 18 months after Oregon’s first confirmed COVID case, a broad view of Oregonians’ thoughts and beliefs about COVID-19 in their communities.

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In my work with communities and organizations throughout Oregon, the glue that brings people together comes from getting them to talk about what they really care about. When people share what they value, then the conversations about issues totally change because they start from a common language rather than from difference. Values matter.
Rex Burkholder, Author of The Activist’s ToolKit
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The research is so important because it speaks to the heart of Oregon and Oregonians. It’s not about voters or likely voters. It’s about community change and how we create it.
Dee Anne Everson, CEO/Executive Director, United Way of Jackson County
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Oregon values and beliefs research has been the single most valuable tool in helping us meet our mission to get people talking with each other and hearing each other’s perspectives.
Adam Davis, Executive Director, Oregon Humanities

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