Upcoming events

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 6-8PM
    (Intel) Air Quality Advisory Committee meeting
    Event Room (2nd floor)
    Hillsboro Library – Main Branch
    2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, 97124
    More information
  • Monday, April 24th
    WC CAN Board meeting
    Time and location TBD

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Mission & Goals


Washington County Citizen Action Network (WC CAN) is a coalition of grassroots advocates (individuals and groups) dedicated to improving quality of life in Washington County by promoting healthy and sustainable communities, social and economic justice, and open and responsive government.


(Each goal links to a page with more detail.)

  1. Empower people and citizen involvement
  2. Foster sustainable, health enhancing communities
  3. Improve environmental stewardship
  4. Achieve social and economic justice
  5. Ensure open and responsive government

Founding ideas

By connecting grassroots groups and advocacy organizations, we hope to

  • Discover common ground, common problems and goals;
  • Share useful information;
  • Increase each groupís effectiveness on its issues; and
  • Influence the direction of political, social and economic change in our communities.

Read more about our founding ideas.