Responding to Hate and Bias Incidents in South Eugene

Hate graffiti was spotted this morning at 30th and University and is slated for removal. Thank you Pavel Gubanikhin for your quick reporting! You can help to stop hate from spreading in our neighborhood. There are things we all can do. Familiarize ourselves with hate graffiti symbols [https://www.adl.org/education/references/hate-symbols] Report all graffiti promptly so that it can…

Building Trauma-Informed Human Resilience Enhancing Communities

Based on research of successful programs nationwide, this free workshop offered by Building a Resilient Lane County will offer information, skills, and tools to help local communities launch prevention initiatives that reduce the social impacts of personal and collective trauma and transition to human resilience-enhancing communities. When: Tuesday December 6, 2016, from 1:30 to 3:30…

City Council Renews Commitment to Safe, Inclusive Community

Following one of the most divisive general elections in our country’s recent history, with news reports of incidents of hate and bias occurring in other cities, Eugene officials have heard from members of vulnerable communities who are frightened and concerned for their safety. To make clear its continuing commitment to a safe, welcoming community, at…

“Cracking the Codes” Plays Sunday at the Hilyard Community Center

Sunday, January 31st 4pm at Hilyard Community Center SURJ Springfield-Eugene is hosting the film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, by filmmaker Shakti Butler. It features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim…