Help Wanted: Summer 2018
Amazing Paid & Unpaid Jobs!
David W. Oaks has worked for more than 40 years as a disability activist, mainly on mental health. He has also worked in the peace and environmental movements. He co-founded MindFreedom International, one of the main independent human rights coalitions for mental health. He was director for 25 years of this Eugene-based NGO. He has spoken widely in more than 10 countries.
In December 2012 he had a major fall and has about nine severe disabilities, however, he is still an activist and writer. His main interest now is the intersection between our environmental crisis, disability, disaster preparation, and climate silence.
David’s home office is in a quarter-acre small eco-home called Mad Swan, with his wife Debra, and their cat Bongo.
David works closely with people in the Oregon Country Fair community as an Elder, the Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene, video activist David Zupan, Saving Kesey Square, 350 Eugene, LeadOn Lane!, and the International Association for the Advancement of Creative Maladjustment.
Below are the various paid and unpaid jobs: