Community Conversations: January 14th – PLEASE RSVP

Along with our partners and sponsors, the NAACP Lane County presents: Community Conversations: Building Unity in our Community This will be a series of five conversations to be held the second Thursday of each month (January – May) Free and open to the public! PLEASE RSVP – Tickets are free, space is limited. 5:30 – […]

African American/Black Student Success Plan- January 11th meeting

Date:  Monday, January 11, 2016 Time:  5:30-7:30pm Location:  Ford Alumni Center, University of Oregon, 1720 East 13th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97403  Join the African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group members and ODE Staff for refreshments and to learn about the plan and provide input on challenges and opportunities facing African American/Black students in your […]

1.38 Million Afro-Descendants Are Identified on the Mexican Census for the First Time

Written by Yara Simón December 10, 2015 Click photo for more- Since the 1910 Mexican Revolution, Mexico’s national identity has been defined by mestizaje – a term that recognizes mixed racial ancestry of the New World after colonization. But although Mexico’s African presence was considerable from the start of colonization, this “third root” is often […]

Urban League of Portland calls for Answers to Electronic Surveillance

Letter sent  by Urban league of Portland and signoff by our Executive committee.   November 10, 2015   Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Oregon Department of Justice 955 Center Street NE, Salem, OR 97301   Attorney General Rosenblum:   We, the undersigned, have been notified that the Oregon Department of Justice has conducted digital surveillance on […]

Voter rights under attack in the south!

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Springfield Advisory Committee Recruitment!

The Deadline to apply for the Springfield Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) is Monday, October 26 at 5pm.   The City of Springfield is currently recruiting to fill three volunteer spots on the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC). The CDAC is an advisory committee to the City Council on the use of federal community development […]

4J Equity & Budget Committees Seeking Members

We need your voice and experience!  The Eugene School Board is seeking community members interested in serving on the district’s volunteer budget committee and equity committee. There are two openings for multi-year terms on each committee. Applications are due Thursday, Oct. 15.  For more information, check out the 4J website.

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 […]

No General Meeting in September

Hi everyone, this is a reminder that since the unit leadership will be at the Alaska Oregon Washington NAACP conference on the 19th and 20th we will not be holding a General Membership Meeting for September. Thanks