About the PRESIDENT:
Starting as President in 2013, NAACP President Eric Richardson has been busy stepping up the programmatic aspects of the local unit. He took a personal interest in enhancing the overall infrastructure of the organization. This facilitates an increase in capacity to serve more youth and enhance services. In partnership with Willie Mims Richardson has placed the historic Mims house now the local NAACP office at the center of social activism for African Americans in Eugene . Developing an African centered library and hosting workshops Richardson hopes to help in the development of culturally inclusive curriculum and pedagogy in Oregon school districts. Richardson has built on the legacy of the past leadership by advancing the mission of the NAACP in Oregon.