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 […]
The Eugene/Springfield NAACP is a quintessential part of the American conversation and needs you to continue the good work of bringing people together in the name of equality, fairness, and in the support of one Nation indivisible regardless of Race or creed… As a supporting member or an active participant your help will make a […]
The following commentary was submitted to our Unit by Kathleen Piper and Jack Radey. We have come to a historical moment, when in the course of a few months the issue of racist police violence has fired the imaginations of people all over America, and the world. It represents not so much a reaction to […]
University of Oregon Quarter Back Marcus Mariota became the first Duck to win the Heisman Trophy. Mariota, acknowledged the Polynesian community with a shout out.” Young Poly athletes everywhere you should take this as motivation and dream big”
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Local student and National Gold Medal Winner, Asia Wooten, received a proclamation from Mayor Piercy at the City Council Meeting on Dec. 8th. Congratulations to Asia and to all those who participate and mentor the ACT-SO Program in our area!
Big thanks to Rep. Johnson for this!
Asia Wooten with Mayor Kitty Piercy, Dec 8th 2015 Asia is the 2014 National Act-So Gold medalist, in Classical music performance! Simon Longnight ,(Pictured) brought home a Bronze medal in Dramatics.