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Present Duties

The Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office (OACO) was created in 2005 to support Oregon’s Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, Commission on Black Affairs, Commission on Hispanic Affairs and the Commission for Women.

In that role, OACO supports each commission’s work advising the governor, Legislature and departmental leadership on policies affecting communities of color and women; growing leadership from their communities within government; and building success for Asian, Pacific Islander, Black and Hispanic Oregonians, and for women in Oregon.


Agency Subdivisions

Information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.


Contact Information

Mailing Address: 1819 SW Fifth Ave., #313, Portland 97201
Telephone: 503-302-9725
Fax: 503-473-8519
General Email:

Contact: Lucy Baker, Administrator
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Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 185.005–185.025
Budget Analysis (PDF) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog