As the country has responded in collective horror to the disturbing increase of high-profile cases of gun violence, it is clear that a strong, cross-community response is warranted to address the collective trauma and fear that these acts of terror have placed in our homes, schools, and places of business. The Eugene-Springfield branch of the … Continue reading Join us in the March Against Fear
Promoting Self-Advocacy and Health Literacy in Patient Communication is a free online series of six webinars, to be held every three weeks on Saturdays 10:00-11:30 am on "Promoting Self-Advocacy and Health Literacy in Patient Communication." The first webinar is June 4. The webinars are designed for people of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, people with a … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar Series!
Sincere thanks to our community partners and friends who participated in Friday evening's annual Freedom Fund Dinner. It was an evening of music, good conversation, and allyship. We appreciate each and every person who came out to celebrate with us.
Hi all, We are cancelling the general member meeting this evening, Wed. Jan. 19. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. We hope to see you next month.
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
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!
“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-
Financial coaching. Financial wellbeing classes. Completely free. You know the financial basics, but everyone can benefit from a refresher on smart money management. NAACP Eugene-Springfield is partnering with DevNW to offer annual DevNW Membership scholarship for you and your entire household. A $75 value. Engage in financial counseling and a menu of finance wellbeing classes … Continue reading BIPOC Economic Development Opportunity!
Did you know that Eugene has a business development center. If you are considering starting a business, no matter the kind, please start here: Lane County Business Development Resources
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.