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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…

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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Peace Week! September 14th – 21st

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Peace Week! September 14th – 21st

The history, status and trends of peacebuilding have been ignored for too long and need to be lifted into awareness now, as the history of war and violence really teaches us only what NOT to do, it does not teach us the way forward. Our mission during Peace Week 2014 is to inspire, inform, mobilize and support year-round activities promoting security, prosperity, and quality of life, the foundations of a culture of peace. From September 14 to September 21, 2014 – there will be a series of inspiring and informative events that are...

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[LASC] Cuba Caravan Update; Action Alert: Humanitarian Crisis Happening NOW!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

[LASC] Cuba Caravan Update; Action Alert: Humanitarian Crisis Happening NOW!

The conditions of small children confined in border patrol stations are unacceptable. Countless children- Even toddlers- are currently being held in holding cells in border patrol stations that where never designed to care for them.

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Hiroshima Nagasaki Commemoration

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows | 0 comments

Hiroshima Nagasaki Commemoration

                                                      Please join us for our annual Hiroshima Nagasaki Commemoration Wednesday August 6, 2014 Alton Baker Park, Eugene 6:30 pm. Potluck 7:30 pm. Program 8:45 pm. Luminaria Float Entertainment by:  Eugene Taiko, JAA Obon Dancers, Yujin Gakuen & Children’s Peace...

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No New War in Iraq. Diplomacy Yes-Military Action No!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Back to Back | 0 comments

Thank Rep. DeFazio for signing the Riggel-Lee letter

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