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We believe direct citizen action is essential to a thriving democracy and that the burdens and benefits of community development should be shared equally among all citizens.

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Salem River Crossing

The need for a third bridge across the Willamette River in the Salem area has been discussed for many years. Learn More


Start here to find out what issues are being discussed in Salem and ongoing planning projects. Topics can span issues like transportation, neighborhoods, bridges, new businesses, new buildings, public works,... Learn More


Here, you will find a list of local, national, and international resources that might be of interest to civic-minded groups and individuals and those frequenting Salem CityWatch pages. A goal of Salem CityWatch is to provide factually correct information of importance to our community. Learn more...


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  • New Salem CityWatch Meeting Dates – New Meeting Time – New Venue – Starting in September!

    New Salem CityWatch Meeting Date, Time, and Venue! Salem CityWatch is on break for the Summer! However, the CityWatch Board still meets in the Summer and recently decided on a new venue for General Meetings when we meet again as a group in September. New dates:  3rd Thursday of each month New Time: 6:00 PM to […]

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  • Thank you, Kasia!

    Salem CityWatch wishes to thank Kasia Quillinan, current President, and past president for 7 years! Thank you, Kasia, for your tireless efforts to keep this organization going!

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  • Online Poll: Help shape the 2019 Affiliates Conference!

    Thank you for shaping the 2019 Affiliates Conference! 1000 Friends of Oregon is proud and excited to invite you to the 2019 conference for Affiliate organizations! Please complete this survey to make the conference a success. If you have questions or prefer to provide your responses by phone or email please contact the Working Lands […]

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