Citizens for the future of our City

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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  • Radio Interview: KMUZ Interview with Salem CityWatch

    Willamette Wake Up Salem CityWatch – End of Year Wrap Up Thursday, May 10, 2018 KMUZ Radio (88.5 or 100.7 FM) Listen to the interview with Kasia Quillinan here. The interviewer is Melanie Zermer. Salem CityWatch will have a regular segment on KMUZ starting in the Fall! (possible every third Thursday on Willamette Wake Up)

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  • FUNdraiser and Ballot Collection Party at North Salem High School – Sat. May 12th

    Your Voice! Your Vote! A family friendly & educational event! Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 1:00 PM North Salem High School | The Commons Bring the kids and join us for some fun, free food and beverages, and an opportunity to turn in your ballot and talk about the importance of voting! We’ll be gathering […]

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  • Candidate Forum with Marion County’s Next DA At UUCC of Salem – Sat. May 12th

    Candidate Forum with Marion County’s Next DA Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem | 5090 Center St, NE These ACLU and DA candidate forums are happening around the state. This is the one for Marion County. Sponsored by: ACLU of Oregon, the Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Action Team, and PCUN […]

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