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Community Alliance of Lane County has been working since 1966 to create a more just and peaceful community.  We seek to collaborate with organizations, institutions, government and individuals to bring about lasting change.  Please visit the links below to explore the work happening and see where you can help…

We are located in Eugene, Oregon and work primarily in Eugene, Springfield and outlying rural areas. We have paid program and administrative staff, a volunteer Board of Directors and Advisory Council, steering committees, and hundreds of other volunteers and interns that donate thousands of hours of service every year. We work closely in collaboration with area grassroots organizations, non-profits, and educational organizations. We are a 501(c)3, non-profit organization. | Read more about CALC | Donate to CALC

 


Our most recent blogs…

CALC is Hiring an Administration and Development Coordinator

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Job Announcement:  Administration and Development Coordinator Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) seeks an Administration and  Development Coordinator to join our team.  Our mission is to educate and mobilize for peace, human dignity and social, racial and economic justice.  CALC is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where everyone feels valued and respected.  We encourage and value diversity and this includes, but is not limited to age, gender, ethnicity, physical and mental disabilities, sexual orientation,...

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Homelessness at national/local level- Powerpoint

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

A timely and comprehensive analysis of the homeless community at a national and local Lane county level.   Presented at the Planning. Public Policy and Management Department at the University of Oregon.   You can view the PowerPoint at the following link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UfIXq-xXeg9Pt-7_9N9MCQBXKFsrC_ReE6xK2BSoC3c/pub?start=true&loop=false&delayms=3000&slide=id.p

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Reese Erlich Comes to Eugene

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows | 0 comments

Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich was recently in Syria and he’ll be speaking about this experience in a talk, “Beyond the Spin on Syria: Is US Military Helping or Hurting the Effort to Stop ISIS, “November 19, at 12:30pm, UO Law School Rm. 175, 1515 Agate St., and later at 7 pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette. He will also be reading from his new book, “Inside Syria: the Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.” For more information, call CALC at...

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Gender Diversity Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Gender Diversity Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance

      Join CALC for this Annual Celebration and Remembrance of our transgender community!   Full description of events below…   “Insight into self” trans* experiential panel When: Monday November 17th from 6:30-8:30pm Where: Lane Independent Living Alliance (LILA), 99 W 10th Ave #117, Eugene What: An interactive panel discussion about the journey of self-discovery and what it means to live outside the gender binary. “In community, seeing each other” relationship experiential panel When: Tuesday...

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Cornucopia Multicultural Celebration, October 25th

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Cornucopia Multicultural Celebration, October 25th

CALC’s Cornucopia Multicultural Celebration & Silent Auction Please join us for a fun, family friendly evening of free ice cream,  diverse music and dance, community group tabling and  our unique silent auction of over 200 local items. Live entertainment by: The Refreshments, 60′s and 70′s fun songs and humor Island Arts Hula Dancers Matura with Jessie Whitworth, sitar and mandolin duo Saturday, October 25th 5 – 8 pm Unitarian Universalist Church 1685 W. 13th Ave., Eugene  (the corner of 13th and...

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Celebrate National Coming Out Day!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Celebrate National Coming Out Day!

October 11th, 2014, Saturday, 4:30pm-7pm, at the Many Nations Longhouse on the University of Oregon campus. 1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR. Doors open at 4:30pm, with a dessert potluck and movie at 5pm. Feel free to bring a favorite dessert to share with the community and your favorite movie pertaining to day’s theme! We will determine the night’s movie by consensus. This event is open to all — friends, families, and allies. In collaboration with the Oregon Anti-Violence Project, the UO LGBTQ Alliance, and the Community...

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2015 Peace Scholarship Application Now Available!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Truth in Recruiting | 0 comments

2015 Peace Scholarship Application Now Available!

Peace Scholarships For the fourth year, CALC will be offering peace scholarships to Lane County high school seniors. Each year, $500 scholarships go to top applicants county wide, assessed by their need and a brief essay. This year’s essay topic is: ‘Fifty years ago, Sen. Wayne Morse of Oregon was one of only two US Senators to vote against The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. When it passed, this resolution gave the President almost unlimited power to wage war in Viet Nam. In similar fashion, President George W. Bush was given nearly identical...

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As US Bombs ISIS in Syria, Even Some Pro-War Pundits Express Skepticism

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, Peace | 0 comments

What did Americans learn at the Iraq War? We learned not to believe cocky pundits with their grandiose ideas about how America would use its awesome military weapons to civilize other countries.

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Match your donation dollar-for dollar until September 15th!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, Back to Back, CALC News, Peace, Safe Schools, SAfER, Shelter Rights, Truth in Recruiting | 0 comments

Match your donation dollar-for dollar until September 15th!

We are very excited to kick off our first crowd-sourced fundraiser! We have a generous, local donor who has offered a $10,000 Challenge Grant.  Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000. Please help us meet our goal! Funds will be used to pay for a new staff person for the Back to Back and Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect programs.  They will advocate for justice and dignity for all here in Lane County. Your generosity is greatly appreciated   Raise money online for COMMUNITY ALLIANCE OF...

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