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

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-

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!

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.

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!

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!

Be Informed! Protect Yourself and Community!

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources in Oregon / Vacuna COVID-19 en Oregon Keep yourself and community informed about the COVID-19 vaccine by visiting the OHA COVID-19 vaccine website: English: https://covidvaccine.oregon.govSpanish: https://vacunacovid.oregon.gov To subscribe to email updates from OHA and ODHS: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/subscriber/new Password is not requiredYou may subscribe to information about many things, including COVID-19 updateAn example of an OHA/ODHS update: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/bulletins/2bd448f COVID-19 … Continue reading Be Informed! Protect Yourself and Community!