EQUITY INITIATIVESOregon StudiesCivil RightsEnglish Learner InitiativesAfrican American Black/Student EducationAmerican Indian/Alaska Native Education Welcome Oregon Department of Education has developed academic content standards for Oregon Studies and prepare materials to support teacher professional development and classroom instruction. These standards will include a balanced representation of the contribution to society by men and women of racial groups … Continue reading Student Success in Oregon
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) wants to know your thoughts so they can better understand how to improve health in Oregon. Your answers to these questions will be used to help create OHA’s strategic plan for the next 5 to 10 years. Please share your input with them by completing this survey by Friday August 30th.
Eugene, Oregon - 21 young Americans behind the landmark constitutional climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, launched a new campaign. The #Congress4Juliana campaign urges supporters of the Juliana plaintiffs to call, email, and tweet at members of Congress to ask that legislators publicly support the youth plaintiffs and their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and … Continue reading Congress4Juliana!
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown released the following statement upon learning of the passing of Sen. Jackie Winters today: “Senator Jackie Winters has been a bastion of integrity, justice, and common sense in the Oregon Legislature since she first took her seat in 1999. Her commitment to service knew no bounds. It shone through in … Continue reading We recognize a great Oregonian: Governor Kate Brown on the passing of Senator Jackie Winters
On May 17, 2019, by a bipartisan vote of 236 yeas to 173 nays the U.S. House voted to approve and send to the Senate H.R. 5, the NAACP-supported Equality Act. We must now do all we can to ensure the U.S. Senate takes up and passes the Equality Act as soon as possible, so that … Continue reading U.S. HOUSE PASSES THE NAACP-SUPPORTED EQUALITY ACT
The Protecting American Votes and Elections Act Mandates Paper Ballots and Risk-Limiting Audits in All Federal Elections Washington, D.C. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and 12 Senate co-sponsors today introduced an expanded version of his bill to protect American elections from foreign interference by mandating hand-marked paper ballots and setting new cybersecurity standards for all federal elections. … Continue reading Senator Wyden and Bicameral Coalition Introduction Bill to Require States to Secure Elections!
the City of Eugene issued its 2018 Hate and Bias report. Mayor Lucy Vinis and other city officials spoke at a press conference at the Historic Mims House with the release of the document. Eric Richardson (NAACP of Lane County) and Joel Iboa (Human Rights Commission) talked about community engagement as a necessary component to … Continue reading City of Eugene 2018 Hate and Bias Report Released!
Eugene, Or - The Eugene/Springfield NAACP is happy to recognize the Social Justice Fund Northwest for its support of the ongoing work at the NAACP as we move to invigorate the capacity and vision of the branch in recent years. In concert with statewide educational efforts, the Mims family, local community partners the NAACP seeks … Continue reading Social Justice Fund Northwest Funds Eugene/Springfield NAACP’s Vision of Growth