Kayse Jama Announces Senate Run
8/16/2017, 4:55 p.m.
Kayse Jama, the executive director of Unite Oregon and a longtime community organizer, announced on Facebook on August 7th that he is running for Oregon Senate District 24, currently held by Senator Rod Monroe. Jama indicated he will be making a formal announcement soon and paperwork has been filed for the race. Well respected for his work at Unite Oregon, Jama describes himself as a solution seeker, bridge builder and change agent. Jama says of his campaign: “I’m not a politician. I am a community based leader. And it’s time for more of us to step up.”