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June 2017

The league of Women Voters of Lane County present “Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear”, A One-Woman Play

June 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildish Theater, 630 Main
Springfield, OR 97477 United States
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The League of Women Voters of Lane County is pleased to sponsor “Eleanor Roosevelt:  Across a Barrier of Fear", a one-woman play in which acclaimed actress Jane VanBoskirk portrays Eleanor Roosevelt. This is a great opportunity to get to know Eleanor Roosevelt! The play deals with Roosevelt's influential and controversial place in American history, from her troubled childhood; her desire as a young woman to alleviate social problems; her marriage to four-term President Franklin Roosevelt; and her widowhood, which included an illustrious career…

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50th Anniversary of the Supreme Court Decision- Loving -vs- Virginia

June 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 2700 MLK Blvd
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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Join the HONEY Organization as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Loving Decision! This Father's Day Honey will host a Day in the Alton Baker Park! Bobby Blair blues Band! Spoken Word Performance! Inspirational Sounds gospel Choir!

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Support the National Popular Vote Initiative!

June 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
State legislature. Salem, Oregon

​NPV-Salem Announcement The last election was lost by the candidate winning the popular vote by almost 3 million votes! It’s time for a change to how we vote in the U.S. We are looking for a few NAACP members to attend a lobby day in Salem this coming Thursday the 22nd. No experience lobbying or in-depth knowledge of the subject required. ​ NPVIC passed ​in ​the House but the Senate Rules committee has not scheduled it for a hearing. The…

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Having Our Say! A Modern Play.

June 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown LCC campus, 101 west 10th
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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$5 - $50

Bessie and Sadie Delany "Having Our Say" the Delany Sisters' First Hundred Years The Delany Sisters have given us a glimpse of the mother wit and spirit of their unique African American Experience. Their memoir  is a reflection of the experiences growing up together through the 20th century, is a true story of two sisters who tell the story of their lives from post civil war, through reconstruction, the civil right era, right into the recent times. Both the sisters…

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July 2017

Remembering Oregon Senator Wayne Morse, Civil Rights Champion: 2-5PM Sunday, July 30th

July 30, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mims House, 330 High Street
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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This Sunday beginning at 2pm, with comments from Johnny Earl, President of the Wayne Morse Historical Park Corporation, and others, come help the Eugene/Springfield NAACP celebrate the progressive legacy of Wayne Morse. Join us for a dedication ceremony at the Mims House commemorating Senator Morse's historic contributions to civil rights. Walk with us in the Eugene Parade starting at 9 am on Sunday, July 30th at Monroe Park (Broadway and Monroe)! We'll join forces with 350 Eugene and others to support a green economy…

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August 2017

Bee Jazzy Event!

August 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Silvin Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs hill Rd.
Eugene, OR 9705 United States
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We're moving the event indoors to the cool and air-conditioned tasting rooms of Silvan Ridge.  Come hear THE FABULOUS  jazz singer Hallie Loren indoors!  Food, wine and a silent auction.  Save Oregon's Bees! Please invite lots of friends!  Buy tickets here! Thank you so much! --All the best, Lisa Lisa Arkin, Executive Director Beyond Toxics 541-465-8860 1192 Lawrence Street, Eugene, OR  97401 larkin@beyondtoxics.org      

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Genealogy Road Show Host Kenyatta Berry in our Region!

August 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle, WA 98144
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Reception for Kenyatta Berry, host of PBS', Genealogy Roadshow August 20, 2017 // 3:00 pm—6:00 pm Northwest African American Museum Join us for a reception, talk and Q&A with PBS Genealogy Roadshow host Kenyatta Berry! In her talk, Kenyatta Berry will speak to her experiences as a genealogist and host as well as give advice on where to begin researching your family’s history. Attendees will get the opportunity to meet Kenyatta Berry and mingle with other fans of the show and genealogy…

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Tsunami Bookstore Pledge Campaign!

August 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Tsunami Bookstore, 2585 Willamette
Eugene, OR United States
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This is to announce that Tsunami is officially collecting funds for our Tsunami Books Pledge Campaign. In the first 48 hours they have collected well over $20,000. MDL has also agreed to lower the funds that are needed in an dedicated escrow account (for rent) from $400,000. to $300,000;  or, if possible, in other creative ways. In any case, Tsunami Books will be here at 2585 Willamette through the holiday season.   All your funds will be deposited into a recently…

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October 2017

Fundraiser for West African Cultural Institute!

October 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Find out about WACI Below! Support the West Africa Cultural institute!

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NAACP Act-So and Youth Council Fundraiser with Cherry Blossom Musical Arts!

October 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tsunami Bookstore, 2585 Willamette
Eugene, OR United States
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An Evening of Electric Music featuring Paul Safar, Nancy Woods and  Ben Ferrell See More Here 

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