Statement to the Eugene-Springfield, NAACP Members and Community

Eugene-Springfield, December 2, 2021— Earlier this week, the Executive Committee for Eugene-Springfield’s NAACP Unit #1119 voted and unanimously agreed to an administrative restructuring of our branch operations. As a result of this decision, Eric Richardson no longer serves as the unit’s Executive Director, effective Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Our decision included an in-depth, comprehensive and … Continue reading Statement to the Eugene-Springfield, NAACP Members and Community

BIPOC Economic Developement Opportunity!

Financial coaching.Financial wellbeing classes.Completely free. You know the financial basics, but everyone can benefit from a refresher on smart moneymanagement. NAACP Eugene-Springfield is partnering with DevNW to offer annual DevNWMembership scholarship for you and your entire household. A $75 value. Engage in financialcounseling and a menu of finance wellbeing classes around topics like Financial Foundations,Homebuying … Continue reading BIPOC Economic Developement Opportunity!

Let’s Start the School Year on the right Foot! Weekly Testing Clinic To Conitune at Historic Mims House Thursdays 12-2 pm!

A MESSAGE FROM Oregon Department of Education Salem, Or-As our schools plan for the fall 2021 in-person school year, it is important to remember our communities will be living with the virus until there is widespread immunity. COVID-19 continues to change with new variants, our knowledge of mitigation efforts grows over time. Right now, the … Continue reading Let’s Start the School Year on the right Foot! Weekly Testing Clinic To Conitune at Historic Mims House Thursdays 12-2 pm!

College Scholarships Available!

In addition to our Mattie Reynolds Scholarship, there are several major college scholarships opening up for our Black students looking to attend a four-year accredited university. These scholarships showcase our Black youth in areas of academic and leadership excellence. Links to these follow here: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: --- Now open / applications due by … Continue reading College Scholarships Available!

A Word from the Eugene/Springfield Health Committee-

“Her name is Health,  She is the Daughter of Exercise,  Who Begot Her On Temperance.”  - Kemetian Proverb    “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”  – W.E.B. Du Bois “Nations reel and stagger on their way; they make hideous mistakes; they commit frightful wrongs; they do great and beautiful things. And … Continue reading A Word from the Eugene/Springfield Health Committee-

Oregon lawmakers approve ambitious carbon-reduction goals for state energy grid House Bill 2021 is the session’s biggest environmental bill.

It passes as Oregon braces for record temperatures. By: Dirk VanderHart, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) Oregon’s power grid will largely eliminate carbon emissions by 2040 under a bill that got final approval by state lawmakers on Saturday, setting one of the nation’s most ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector.House Bill … Continue reading Oregon lawmakers approve ambitious carbon-reduction goals for state energy grid House Bill 2021 is the session’s biggest environmental bill.

Lane County Declares Racism as a Public Health Crisis!

Take the Survey: This questionnaire asks Lane County residents to share their experiences of racism and race-related discrimination and their impact on health. This survey is part of a class project being conducted by 14 students at the University of Oregon titled "Racism as a Public Health Crisis." All given answers are confidential and will … Continue reading Lane County Declares Racism as a Public Health Crisis!