Support For Oregon Artists!

The Oregon Arts Commission, in partnership with Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, is launching a statewide Artist Relief Program. The Artist Relief Program provides relief funding to Oregon artists who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic due to cancellations of exhibitions, performances, rehearsals (or other activities … Continue reading Support For Oregon Artists!

Senator Wayne Morse 1947 at the 38th Convention of the NAACP in Washington D.C.

ADDRESS BY UNITED STATES SENATOR WAYNE MORSE OF OREGONCLOSING SESSION, 38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THEADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLELINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, DC JUNE 29, 1947 MAKING DEMOCRACY WORK It is fitting that we should gather at this great national shrine of human rights and rededicateourselves to the principle that there should be … Continue reading Senator Wayne Morse 1947 at the 38th Convention of the NAACP in Washington D.C.

Oregon Wildfire Recovery Information!

General Information: WWW.WILDFIRE.OREGON.GOV is the best place for up-to-date information and resources. It is updated regularly as new information is available. FEMA: Disaster Assistance Registration Flyer (English and Spanish-Attached)FEMA: Fact Sheet: Oregonians Affected by Wildfires (English-attached, Spanish FAQs)Advice for Returning to a Home that Survived a WildfireHow to Safely Manage Ash and Debris from Burned Buildings (If your home … Continue reading Oregon Wildfire Recovery Information!

Eugene/Springfield NAACP Announces Direct Financial Support Fund!

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP is partnering with Lane County Mutual Aid to provide critical support for communities of color in the coming months. NAACP leadership are seeding the new financial support project created specifically for Communities of Colors. Lane County Mutual aid will administer the application process for the support fund which has been jumped started … Continue reading Eugene/Springfield NAACP Announces Direct Financial Support Fund!

DACA Victory!

NAACP: NAACP Applauds Supreme Court Victory in NAACP v. TrumpIn a landmark for DACA recipients, including those from the African Diaspora, the NAACP celebrates the Supreme Court’s ruling in its favor against the Trump administration in NAACP v. Trump.

University of Oregon ADPI Strategies Group Statement

April 30, 2020Please find this heartfelt letter from our Asian, Desi and Pacific Islander (ADPI) Strategies’ Group, which decries the xenophobia and racism against members of the Asian community as most recently revealed through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We encourage you to read this cogent and timely letter, act upon its call for action and share it … Continue reading University of Oregon ADPI Strategies Group Statement