MARTIN LUTHER KIND JR. March January 2014
FOCUS ON EDUCATION
Education partners in Lane County & Beyond
Operating three educational programs with "Back to School", Youth Council, and ACT-SO, the NAACP Education Committee has many ambitious plans for 2014. Collaborating with the Lane County Education School District and the Lane Education Foundation, the committee plans to enhance its programs and expand the scope of its outreach to rural areas. Last year marked an excellent success in collaboration with Lane Community College. More..
Cities of Eugene & Springfield Come Together
The volunteers and staff at NAACP give special thanks to
everyone involved in the Martin Luther King, Jr. March. It was a wonderful
and enriching experience to march with community members in
honor of Dr. King. When our local NAACP was founded in 1976, it was a different
world in Oregon. Now, the charge is to support multi-culturalism and diversity
in our community. More...
LET'S KEEP THE PROMISE OF AMERICA!
Richardson spearheads Strategic Plan
NAACP President Eric Richardson speaks passionately about the need to expand educational resources for African American youth that are culturally enriching and sets a new agenda for 2014 by providing more support resources to schools and other educational institutions that pioneer in curriculum development, cultural competency, and non-violent communication. More...