Our Blog

Here you will find the most recent information about our organization. You will also find out about the projects we are working on, the ways you can get involved, the events to come and much more.

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Bienvenida Jillian to Voz! Our New Volunteer Coordinator

We want to welcome our new Volunteer Coordinator intern, Jillian de la Torre. She quickly has become an important part of the organization, and her work will help us to…

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We Have a New Advocacy Coordinator

We are happy to announce that Voz's organizing program is growing! Ira Cuello-Martinez is joining our team as Community Advocacy Coordinator and will be working with…

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Working on a Unified Vision

Day laborers and Voz participated in a workshop to learn about Voz’s budget and envision what worker priorities look like for 2020. Among those priorities are creating…

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Unidos Con Marcos!

Marcos Baltazar is a board member at Adelante Alabama Worker Center, a workers’ rights activist as part of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, a single father,…

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Welcome Osmani Alcaraz-Ochoa Our New Executive Director


Osmani R. Alcaraz Ochoa (he/him/they) was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and grew up in Richmond, California. He has organized around educational justice, youth…

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TPS Summer of Action and Power

Together we have coordinated the litigation that blocked the cancellation of TPS for six countries – impacting nearly half a million people – and we have anchored the…

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Listen to Our Day Laborers' Voices

We believe that lasting and transformative social change must come from community members on the front lines. Voz was founded by day laborers organizing themselves for…


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Mythbusters about day laborers

Marvin Peña

Today we will bust four common myths about day laborers, and show how valuable their contributions to Portland and the entire…

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Our Voice: Radio Jornalera

Radio Jornalera is the only means of communication focused on defending the rights of migrants and workers. It is a space where humble people tell their truth and the…

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Voz workers are part of an equitable green economy!

Not only did day laborers improve the Legacy campus by making it more environmentally friendly and beautiful, they also learned valuable job skills and are now trained to…