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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
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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

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

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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
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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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January 4, 2022

Concerns About the Future and the Most Important Issue

Entering a new year, how do Oregonians feel about Oregon’s future? What are the most important issues that need to be addressed? The first part of this month’s survey asked these two questions, which were also asked just over one year ago in the OVBC October 2020 survey. The two surveys allow us to compare how Oregonians’ beliefs have changed over the last year, if at all.

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December 15, 2021

Mental Health

Oregonians answer some difficult questions about mental health to give a broad view of perceptions and services in their communities.

December 13, 2021

Homelessness

For Oregonians, addressing homelessness has become more urgent than ever, and they are not satisfied with homelessness services in their area.

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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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