WORC’s mission is to advance the vision of a democratic, sustainable, and just society through community action. WORC is committed to building sustainable environmental and economic communities that balance economic growth with the health of people and stewardship of their land, water, and air resources.
Based in Billings, Montana, WORC has field offices in Montrose, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.
Many people are frustrated that more is not being done to improve the quality of their lives and communities. They are frustrated with the pace of social change and feel cut off from political debate. They do not see their concerns reflected in the way current issues are discussed, nor do they believe there are ways to participate in discussions on those issues. They are angry and frustrated about the ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in a handful of corporations, and the devastation this concentrated power has wrought on people and the environment.
Western Organization of Resource Councils believes there is a need to build permanent, multi-issue, membership-based organizations. These organizations can help people analyze and solve complex problems, build local leadership, expand people’s knowledge and understanding of their own and other cultures, challenge people to act on their values, and achieve long-term social change. Grassroots organizations of this type also hold corporate and government officials accountable for their decisions and actions, a necessary ingredient in making our democracy work for all Americans.
WORC’s mission is to advance the vision of a democratic, sustainable, and just society through community action. WORC is committed to building sustainable environmental and economic communities that balance economic growth with the…