Staff provide support for common functions, including:

  • Coordination – making sure that activities support and enrich each other.
  • Synergy – Connecting community members, volunteers and staff.
  • Management – Making sure that common properties, such as technology infrastructure, keeps working for communication and collaboration.
  • Nurturing capacity – creating opportunities and support for leadership and innovation among participating individuals and organizations.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, which has fiduciary responsibility for the organization. We rely on our Community Leadership Council (CLC), made up of volunteers from around the state, which provides strategic input to staff and the Board of Directors on organizational policies and actions. (Send us a message using the form below if you’re interested in learning more about becoming a member of the CLC, or have any other question on your mind.)

Main Phone
(503) 609-0304

Mailing Address

We Can Do Better
PO Box 13314
Portland, OR 97213-0314

For general inquiries or messages, please use the form below. Individual staff contacts are at the top of this page.
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We Can Do Better (formerly The Archimedes Movement) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our tax identification number is 27-2132905.

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