Michelle Glass is the Director of the Rogue Action Center, a grassroots policy and community organizing hub for Southern Oregon working at the intersection of housing, transit, equity and inclusion. She has more than a decade of community organizing, advocacy, and policy experience at the local, state, and national levels. Michelle’s passion for community-led change and equity work started in childhood as she observed the struggles of the rural and small-town communities in Idaho and Southern Oregon where she grew up. She is passionate about developing new leaders, finding collaborative solutions to complex issues, and changing systems to create thriving communities for all of us. She has worked on state and federal level campaigns for immigration reform and immigrant justice, and to increase access to healthcare, as well as state and local initiatives to raise wages for workers in Oregon, address housing affordability and equity issues, expand access to reproductive health services, and address systemic racism.
Michelle holds a Bachelors of Science in Sociology Southern Oregon University, where she is currently a candidate for the Masters in Management degree at the SOU School of Business.