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Seeking Truth About Vietnam, Eugene Weekly Article | September 14, 2017

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, CALC News, Peace | Comments Off on Seeking Truth About Vietnam, Eugene Weekly Article | September 14, 2017

Seeking Truth About Vietnam Eugene Weekly Article | September 14, 2017 By John Henry, Mike Kimball, Michael Peterson, Michael Carrigan, Guy Maynard and Carol Van Houten Beginning Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will present a 10-episode, 18-hour documentary, The Vietnam War, by noted filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Coming 50 years after a pivotal year of escalation of both the war and the anti-war movement, the filmmakers say they hope the documentary will serve as a catalyst for long overdue reconciliation and healing of the deep divisions that...

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Wyden Votes to Repeal 15-Year-Old War Authorizations

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, Peace | Comments Off on Wyden Votes to Repeal 15-Year-Old War Authorizations

Following is a press release just sent out by Senator Wyden today, Sept.13. We appreciate that he remembers that issues of war and peace are still important to Oregonians Michael C Wyden Votes to Repeal 15-Year-Old War Authorizations Calls for New, Targeted Authority to Go After ISIS and Terrorist Groups Washington, D.C. –Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today voted in support of an amendment by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to repeal the war authorizations for Iraq and Afghanistan. Wyden supports passage of a new, targeted authority to go after ISIS and...

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Now I Am Your Neighbor Play

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on Now I Am Your Neighbor Play

Produced by CALC, in partnership with Minority Voices Theatre (MVT), the stories, generously shared, were woven together in a creative narrative by local playwright Nancy Hopps. Directed by Carol Dennis with original music by Ricardo Cardenas, the play will be produced as a staged reading by readers who are immigrants themselves or very close to the immigrant experience. The play will be performed at The  Very Little Theatre Stage Left, 2350 Hilyard St., Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 24 at 2 p.m....

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SE Neighbors Open to Homeless Rest Stop at 3500 Hilyard St

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on SE Neighbors Open to Homeless Rest Stop at 3500 Hilyard St

At its meeting Weds. night, the Southeast Neighbors (SEN) board discussed possible expansion of the Nightingale Health Sanctuary from a “car camp” to a “rest stop”, but delayed a vote on a recommendation to the City Council until Sept. 19. The camp is on the Good Samaritan parking lot at 3500 Hilyard Street. The SEN board asked a lot of questions that were answered by the NHS onsite managers, Nathan Showers and Tracy Forest, and members of their steering committee, including Vickie Mindel Nelson and CALC’s Michael Carrigan. Most of...

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CALC Spring Newsletter is Here

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on CALC Spring Newsletter is Here

    There’s a lot going on – check it out!      

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To Standing Rock from Rural Oregon

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, CALC News | Comments Off on To Standing Rock from Rural Oregon

  From our friends at Rural Organizing Project (ROP):   Last month, the water protectors at Standing Rock celebrated an unprecedented victory when the US Army denied the permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Missouri River. This partial but critical victory, along with a brutal blizzard marking the beginning of a particularly harsh North Dakota winter, changed the dynamics and priorities for water protectors on the ground. Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II, as well as many indigenous leaders and...

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CALC Earns BRING’s RE:think Business Certification

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on CALC Earns BRING’s RE:think Business Certification

    CALC has been awarded certification from BRING’s RE:think Business program for taking steps to reduce waste and save resources! Since March of 2016, we’ve been working one-on-one with a sustainability management expert. Through BRING’s RE:think Business program, CALC has identified and achieved several conservation measures, including improvements to our recycling, composting, and energy management systems. Our mission is to advance peace and justice, and at CALC we believe that environmental responsibility is critical to...

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CALC Then and Now

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in CALC News | Comments Off on CALC Then and Now

       

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Global Warming’s Unacknowledged Threat—The Pentagon

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in CALC News | Comments Off on Global Warming’s Unacknowledged Threat—The Pentagon

Global Warming’s Unacknowledged Threat—The Pentagon By Gar Smith / Environmentalists Against War During the November 15 Democratic Presidential Debate, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sounded an alarm that “climate change is directly related to the growth of terrorism.” Citing a CIA study, Sanders warned that countries around the world are “going to be struggling over limited amounts of water, limited amounts of land to grow their crops and you’re going to see all kinds of international conflict.” On...

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The Completed Youth Mural- “People’s Resistance”

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in CALC News | Comments Off on The Completed Youth Mural- “People’s Resistance”

  click to enlarge In honor of CALC’s 50th anniversary, we decided to coordinate a new youth mural in CALC’s front yard under the theme of “50 years of social justice struggles”. We recruited a diverse group of teens, who came together for one week to reflect on the theme and create a mural that powerfully portrays positive social change. In addition to empowering youth, this project resulted in an emotionally compelling (and truly beautiful) mural. This mural, in the heart of Eugene’s historic...

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