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Staff and Board

 

Staff

 

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Michael Carrigan – calcpeace@gmail.com

Michael coordinates the Shelter Rights and Progressive Responses programs. Michael has served on the CALC staff in different capacities since 2004. He is a founding and current board member of Square One Villages and is on the steering committee of the Nightingale Health Sanctuary. He is also a non-violence trainer and longtime environmental activist. Michael loves the outdoors and is an avid kayaker, skier, hiker and cyclist. He lives two blocks from CALC with his partner Sue Barnhart and daughter Jyoti.

 

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Johanis Tadeo – johanistadeo509@gmail.com

Johanis is CALC Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect (SAfER) Community Organizer. He has lived in Springfield for the past 20 years and is a Springfield High School graduate, now studying at Lane Community College. Most recently, he worked as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the MEChA chapter at Lane Community College. He has a passion for civic engagement, vote organizing and turnout, immigrant community development, and cultural competency in higher education. He has personally experienced a lot of obstacles in the K-12 educational system and sees a massive disconnect within the Latinx community. In order to counter these issues, he believes one must put themselves in the field and observe the current issues that students of color currently face.

 


 

Board of Directors

 

  • Sascha Cosio

Sascha is Executive Assistant in the Human Resources Department of the Bethel School District. She worked previously for Lane County. Sascha graduated from North Eugene High School and went to college in Hawaii. She is the mother of two teenagers.

  • June Fothergill

June is the pastor at Ebbert Memorial Church in Springfield and has been a volunteer with the Springfield Shelter Rights Alliance and Egan Warming Centers.  She is a strong advocate for the rights and dignity of our homeless neighbors.

  • Kenya Luvert

Kenya was raised and attended schools from preschool to college in the Eugene community. She is the Activity Coordinator at Peterson Barn Community Center. She was introduced to Parks and Recreation through her younger sibling as a liaison for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth ACT-SO program. Kenya’s interests include mentoring youth and helping bridge opportunities and resources for youth to thrive and become their best self and positive contributors to our world. She enjoys social justice activities, disrupting unjust systems of inequity, and just being the change she wants to see.

  • Kevin Summerfield

Kevin is Academic and Behavioral Support and Equity Leader at Eugene School District 4J.

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