Rozalyn Mock, a rural Oregon native, is a second-year master’s in public policy candidate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. While there, she co-founded the Rural America Caucus and focused on economic development, state and local government, and social policy. Prior to graduate school, she worked in community economic development at The Ford Family Foundation in Roseburg, and in lending at Northwest Farm Credit Services, now AgWest Farm Credit, in Salem.
From the Cascade Mountain range to the Wallowas, opposition to the status quo is spreading. Oregonians from 11 eastern counties have voted over the last three years to move toward secession from Oregon, and on May 16, voters in Wallowa County will have their turn. The counties that have voted to leave Oregon are largely […]