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 […]

2017 NAACP Clean Energy Report for the State of Oregon.

On behalf of the National NAACP Environmental Justice and Climate Program: Please find the recently released 2017 Clean Energy Report. On June 12th the four branches of the Oregon NAACP came together in the State capital; to distribute the first ever NAACP Environmental scan of the State of Oregon. It shows that Oregon is a […]

Recap of the Eugene Delegation to Washington DC. September 2015

     It seems, to some, like these last few years have seen the clock of racial tolerance running backward. The alternative view however, understands the sands of time never run backward, people advance, cultures advance, and so  do nations.. Today there is, as there has always been, a natural inertia toward peace, balance, and […]

The Urban League of Portland’s 2015 State of Black Oregon report

The Urban league of Portland has released its 2015 State of Black Oregon report!  I urge you to read through it to better understand the challenges and the often times overlooked successes within Oregon’s Black population. The ongoing trauma being experienced by people of color through indifference, outright racism and entrenched poverty is real. The […]