Governor Brown Appoints Adrienne Nelson to Oregon Supreme Court Judge Nelson is the first African-American to serve on the state’s high court

Jan 2nd 2018 (Salem, OR) — Governor Brown announced today that she will appoint Adrienne C. Nelson, a trial judge in Multnomah County, to the Oregon Supreme Court. Judge Nelson will be the first African American to serve on an appellate court in Oregon and the second woman of color to serve on the Oregon Supreme […]

Encircle Films! SEED- The untold Story

 SEED – THE UNTOLD STORY on Thursday, January 4 at 6 pm at the Bijou Arts Cinema, on 13th Avenue.   Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our […]

2018 MLK March and Human Rights Award!

  The 82nd celebration of the Birth of Dr.Martin Luther King is just around the corner! The Eugene/Springfield Community Marches in honor of the life work of the Dr. Martin Luther King are fast approaching! Join Us January 15th 9 am at the north gate of Autzen Stadium 2700 Martin Luther King Blvd. Parking will […]

Tenant Rights! Free Workshops

Tenant Rights: Understanding Rights and Protections Do you want to learn more about your rights and protections in housing? Please join us and learn about fair housing rights and resources! This event will include important information shared by the Fair Housing Council of Oregon, the Oregon Law Center and Eugene’s Rental Housing Code Program. You […]

“Power to the People” Tapping the Green Energy Economy

I am excited to announce the launch of the NAACP Power to the People: Fueling the Revolution for Energy Justice campaign. The campaign celebrates the leadership of NAACP units advancing energy justice and energy democracy on the state and local level.  We’ve launched the Power to the People webpage, where viewers can learn about the ECJP program, get involved with the campaign, and seek resources, such as the Just Energy Policies Action […]

Chamber Music Amici to honor Blacks in the field of Classical Music!

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP applauds the Amici players for bringing little known Black classical composers to light! Please find the Amici newletter here: Amici NL Fall 2017 Chamber Music Amici is a classical chamber music ensemble with five Core Musicians. We are the first resident company of the Wildish Community Theater in Springfield, Oregon, giving sold-out […]

Join the Love not Hate Campaign!

The National NAACP is calling all members to stand up in support of our call to Congress to support the NO HATE Act of 2017. Join our call to Congress to support the NO HATE Act of 2017.

City Asks for Community Input in Search for New Eugene Police Chief

Police Chief Recruitment Outreach The City is conducting a process to hire Eugene’s next Police Chief. Many people are interested in the Police Chief hiring and a City-wide team is assisting in the outreach and engagement efforts so that all interested groups can participate and stay informed. Staff will be at several community events throughout […]

Standing firm after 108 years!

After 108 years of reasoned debate and direct action we at the NAACP understand the deep rooted aliment  of white supremacy in America and the world . A malady that has kept us from achieving the greatness that our forbears lived and died for. A greatness rooted in the idea that under law and with […]