News

National Voter Registration Day

We’re excited to once again be part of a national effort to strengthen our community by registering hundreds of voters on September 24, 2019, also known as National Voter Registration Day. First started for the 2012 presidential election, National Voter Registration Day has become a 50-state holiday where thousands of organizations and volunteers organize to ensure our family,… Read More

We’re Next Up: We’ve Rebranded!

We’ve officially rebranded! As generations change, so has our organization. The Bus Project taught us that young people can be trusted with power – not as future leaders, but as leaders today. We’re shifting organizational culture and getting closer to our values. We’re changing our name because we don’t work in transit and we’re far… Read More

Fair Shot Agenda Wrap Up

Oregon’s Legislative Session ended on June 30, 2019. While the final week of session was clouded by attacks on our democracy, we still moved Oregon forward with a number of historic policy victories that advance racial, gender, and economic justice. At The Bus Project, our mission is to engage the next generation of Oregon’s leaders… Read More

Gov. Brown

Paid Postage Passes! Voting is Finally Free

Did you hear? Voting will finally be free in Oregon, with every single mailbox becoming a drop-box. We are elated to announce that Paid Postage passed this Legislative Session and is heading to the Governor’s desk to be signed. With the passage of this bill Oregon is yet again establishing itself as a national leader in creating… Read More

We’re Rebranding! Join Us

As generations change, so does The Bus. The Bus has taught us that young people can be trusted with power – not as “future leaders,” but as leaders today. We have worked over the last 18 years to bolster opportunities for youth political pathways and involvement. We want to continue to support the next generation… Read More

UPTURN is Seeking Applicants!

Are you interested in gaining firsthand activism experience? Do you wanna be the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?? The Bus Project is looking for committed high school students interested in civic engagement, leadership development, and advocacy work to join the UPTURN Cohort for the 2019/2020 school year! UPTURN is a no cost, year-long cohort for high school… Read More