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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…

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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WAR NO MORE: Celebration of Senator Wayne Morse

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows | 0 comments

WAR NO MORE:  Celebration of Senator Wayne Morse

War No More!  Celebrating the the 50th Anniversary of Senator Wayne Morse’s courageous ‘no’ vote to oppose America entering the Vietnam War. August 9, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm, at the Wayne Morse Family Farm at 595 Crest Drive in Eugene Program:                 4 to 5 pm:  house tours, free ice cream,                 5 to 5:45:  teach ins on: costs to families of those who fought in the War; spiritual and psychological costs of fighting in war; or war resistance by GI’s.  Choose...

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Michael Schwartz, The New Oil Wars in Iraq

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Peace | 0 comments

Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, The New Oil Wars in Iraq Introduction by Tom Englehardt Imagine the president, speaking on Iraq from the White House Press Briefing Room last Thursday, as the proverbial deer in the headlights — and it’s not difficult to guess just what those headlights were. Think of them as Benghazi on steroids. If the killing of an American ambassador, a Foreign Service officer, and two CIA private security contractors could cause almost two years of domestic political uproar, unending Republican criticism, and potential...

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CALC is Hiring a Community Organizer!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Back to Back, CALC News, Peace, Safe Schools, SAfER, Shelter Rights | 0 comments

We are very excited to announce that we will be adding to our staff.  Please submit all application materials by July 25th! Job Announcement: Community Organizer Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect & Back to Back: Allies for Human Dignity Programs Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) seeks a Community Organizer 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...

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