The Collins Foundation Partners with Eugene/Springfield NAACP in Community Building Efforts!

NAACP and the and the Collins Foundation are committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. With this shared mission we see community building as essential to a vibrant and sustainable future. This two year … Continue reading The Collins Foundation Partners with Eugene/Springfield NAACP in Community Building Efforts!

Youth Programming Kickoff and Get Out the Vote rally!

Saturday October 6th! 10-2 pm Downtown Lane Community College Campus 2nd Floor Join us Saturday October 6th between 10 and 2 pm to learn about NAACP Youth opportunities and the formation of our Parent Council! In partnership with Lane Community College, 4j, LESD and the Oregon Department of Education, we offer weekly tutoring, an active … Continue reading Youth Programming Kickoff and Get Out the Vote rally!

Decolonizing our Environmental Movement

Article by JILL FUGLISTER Healthy Environment Portfolio Director- Meyer Memorial Trust Last May the Healthy Environment portfolio team was honored to sponsor and participate in the University of Oregon Symposium on Environmental Justice, Race and Public Lands. The event organizers at the University Center for Environmental Futures put together an amazing lineup of presenters that included … Continue reading Decolonizing our Environmental Movement

Two Bronze Medals at National Act-So Competition!

The Eugene/Springfield delegation to the 109th National NAACP Convention was made possible by your continued support of our branch and the overall mission of the NAACP. Our region was well represented at both the National Action Competition and the National Political Convention. Four local Act-So gold medalists Zyel Crier, Hannah Owens, Kilani Afelin, and Alaja Badalich … Continue reading Two Bronze Medals at National Act-So Competition!

2018 NAACP Mattie Reynolds Scholarship Open to Qualified Seniors!

Mattie Reynolds Scholarship The Mattie Reynolds Eugene/Springfield NAACP Scholarship was created in honor of long-time Eugene resident and African American leader Mattie Reynold’s commitment to education. AWARD AMOUNT: Mattie Reynolds Eugene/Springfield NAACP Scholarship is non-renewable. Selected recipients will be notified in early June. $500 scholarship award towards studies at a technical school or trade program … Continue reading 2018 NAACP Mattie Reynolds Scholarship Open to Qualified Seniors!

Governor Brown Appoints Adrienne Nelson to Oregon Supreme Court Judge Nelson is the first African-American to serve on the state’s high court

Jan 2nd 2018 (Salem, OR) — Governor Brown announced today that she will appoint Adrienne C. Nelson, a trial judge in Multnomah County, to the Oregon Supreme Court. Judge Nelson will be the first African American to serve on an appellate court in Oregon and the second woman of color to serve on the Oregon Supreme … Continue reading Governor Brown Appoints Adrienne Nelson to Oregon Supreme Court Judge Nelson is the first African-American to serve on the state’s high court