April 30, 2020Please find this heartfelt letter from our Asian, Desi and Pacific Islander (ADPI) Strategies’ Group, which decries the xenophobia and racism against members of the Asian community as most recently revealed through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to read this cogent and timely letter, act upon its call for action and share it … Continue reading University of Oregon ADPI Strategies Group Statement
Happy Earth Day we stop to reflect on all the good work going into the Environmental Justice Movement world wide! All of Oregon’s Communities will Benefit from the Oregon Climate Action Plan On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Eugene/Springfield NAACP and the Oregon League of Conservation Voters are coming together to celebrate Governor … Continue reading EARTH DAY 2020!
NAACP Survey For Families and others during the COVID 19 Crisis We hope to use this information to better asses the needs of the community and how we may be able to help. Thank you and stay safe!
· · New resources in attached running list of helpful links today include: · OSP’s Enforcement FAQs related to Governor Brown’s Stay Home, Save Lives Order · USDA Directory of Rural Development Staff in Oregon · CMS telehealth payment requirements FAQ · FEMA’s Coronavirus Rumor Control Website in English and Spanish · US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s first round of implementation guidance for … Continue reading Washington, DC: Resource Updates!
Beyond the inherent stress of a public health crisis, Oregon families and communities are facing all kinds of extraordinary pressures while schools are closed. As the state and school districts step in to provide essential services, we hope you’ll share these strategies to help bring peace of mind to kids and families at home:Mental health experts at the Child … Continue reading Reframing Learning in the Time of COVID-19
The Lane County Non-Emergency COVID-19 Call Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day at 541-682-1380.Please DO NOT call emergency departments unless you have a medical emergency. You can also find information at LaneCountyOR.gov/coronavirus.#COVID19OR pic.twitter.com/IiH07acQ8F
https://www.merkley.senate.gov/coronavirus, people can get reliable resources and recommendations all in one place, for easy access to updates. If you’d like to spread the word, feel free to share the attached photo. And here is a link to Sen. Merkley’s Facebook post, if you’d like to share that. NAACP Message on COVID 19
Exclusive 15% off ticket discount to members of the NAACP Eugene-Springfield chapter mailing list: Join the Eugene Symphony for an unforgettable evening with GRAMMY and Tony Award winning Leslie Odom Jr, the original Aaron Burr in the smash-hit Hamilton! Leslie Odom, Jr performs with Eugene Symphony on Saturday, February 29 at 5:00 PM!. Members of the NAACP mailing list may redeem a 15% … Continue reading Leslie Odom at the Hult Center Feb 29th!
The Executive Board of the local NAACP Unit #1119 seeks a leader who identifies as a self-starter, with good community relations, organizational, and managerial skills to serve as the full-time Executive Director (ED). Position: Executive Director Reports to: Executive Board Classification: Full-time Salary: $40,000–$45,000, commensurate with experience. No Medical benefits available. Work Schedule: 40 hours per … Continue reading Job Posting: Executive Director
Lane Transit District Extends Community Input Timeline About Transit Tomorrow JANUARY 10, 2020 EUGENE, OR (January 10, 2020) - The Lane Transit District (LTD) Board of Directors has asked for more community engagement before it will make a final decision on the implementation of Transit Tomorrow, a draft plan on how best to deploy the District’s fleet … Continue reading National Transit Day! Feb 4th 2020