Lane County Equity and Access Advisory Board is live!

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP is partnering with Lane County to grow awareness of Job opportunities within county government! Look for more to come! The Equity and Access Advisory Board is live!  It is due on June 30th at 5pm.  You can find it here: I’ve also attached an electronic copy.  Please pass it along to people that you know who […]

June 3rd, 2016 City Club of Eugene.

Click link for access: The Mosaic: Black Activism in Eugene Coordinator:  Mary Leighton The mosaic will paint a picture of the African-American experience in Eugene and Lane County. Representatives of three generations of activists will discuss the role of the black community in the history of the city and explain how the culture of the […]

Mims House Memorial and Memorial Day BBQ!

The community is invited to come out to the “Mims House” 330 High Street- Eugene, Oregon. Sunday May 29th 1-4pm to witness the unveiling of the “Mims House Memorial Monument”. The Unveiling is set for 2pm. Local Dignitaries will be in attendance and King estate wine and Ninaksi brews will be available for donation from […]

Eugene/Springfield NAACP receives Oregon Humanities Grant!

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP has been awarded a generous public program grant in the amount of $3750 from the Oregon Humanities, an independent affiliate of the National endowment for the Humanities. Our community forum series will give the community the space to consider the voice and concerns of minority communities through an examination of issues that […]

BTS-Homework help and open computer lab

             Middle and High school Parents and Students      Free tutoring Saturdays 101 West 10th Eugene, Or Downtown LCC campus Room 210/209 Schedule as follows- Saturday April 23th 10-12 pm – Open computer lab, homework help, youth council meeting Saturday April 30th 10- 12 pm -Open Computer lab, Homework […]

Eugene Springfield NAACP supports IP65

The Eugene Springfield NAACP has endorsed the IP65 campaign that will help more high school students to graduate, and to receive more and better career and college preparation. Check this out and then get involved: IP 65 Website

UO Black Student Task Force and the Black Lives Matter Keynote Address from March 7th 2016: Brittney C Cooper. #Sayhername

Brittney C. Cooper, # Say Her Name: “Toward a Gender-Inclusive Movement for Black Lives” Brittney Cooper is Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She is a Black feminist theorist who specializes in the study of Black women’s intellectual history, Hip Hop generation feminism, and race and gender representation […]

A Message from APANO

The 2016 legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 3rd with many of APANO’s top policy issues moving forward. After a packed 32 days of deliberating, holding public forums, and meeting stakeholders and community members, we commend our lawmakers for passing important legislation that addresses the needs of our communities. With over 383,000 Oregonians still […]

HB 4003 – an extension of End Profiling – passed unanimously in Salem

Great News for our Community from the CIO! HB 4003 passed unanimously in both the House and Senate! The bill was an extension of HB 2002 and directs the Attorney General and the Law Enforcement Profiling Work Group to continue meeting and to issue a report with recommendations for legislation by December 1, 2016. The […]

National HIV Awareness!

HIV Alliance is committed to advocating for those living with HIV, and raising awareness around issues of stigma. Many groups of people are overrepresented in HIV/AIDS statistics, and much of this can be tied to forms of discrimination and stigma. Our education program provides a wide range of informational sessions to adults and youth alike […]