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

“Power to the People” Tapping the Green Energy Economy

I am excited to announce the launch of the NAACP Power to the People: Fueling the Revolution for Energy Justice campaign. The campaign celebrates the leadership of NAACP units advancing energy justice and energy democracy on the state and local level.  We've launched the Power to the People webpage, where viewers can learn about the ECJP program, get involved with the campaign, and seek resources, such as the Just Energy Policies Action … Continue reading “Power to the People” Tapping the Green Energy Economy

Chamber Music Amici to honor Blacks in the field of Classical Music!

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP applauds the Amici players for bringing little known Black classical composers to light! Please find the Amici newletter here: Amici NL Fall 2017 Chamber Music Amici is a classical chamber music ensemble with five Core Musicians. We are the first resident company of the Wildish Community Theater in Springfield, Oregon, giving sold-out … Continue reading Chamber Music Amici to honor Blacks in the field of Classical Music!

City Asks for Community Input in Search for New Eugene Police Chief

Police Chief Recruitment Outreach The City is conducting a process to hire Eugene’s next Police Chief. Many people are interested in the Police Chief hiring and a City-wide team is assisting in the outreach and engagement efforts so that all interested groups can participate and stay informed. Staff will be at several community events throughout … Continue reading City Asks for Community Input in Search for New Eugene Police Chief