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Much of CALC’s work is in direct response to current issues in Lane County- that means sometimes we don’t have a lot of time to prepare or update our website! Stay up-to-date on the very latest CALC activities by:

 


 

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CALC Spring Newsletter is Here

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in CALC News | 0 comments

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

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Actions Opposing Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Plans

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on Actions Opposing Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Plans

Here are some actions to help deal with the threat posed by the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Weapons Plans: First, stay informed by signing up for Early Warning which is a daily news summary from Joseph Cirincione. To do this go to Ploughshares Fund, then issues and analysis tab, then early warning tab Second, contact our Senators and Representatives to urge them to act on the Ted Lieu & Ed Markey bill in Congress to prohibit the president from firing a first nuclear strike. It is the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act H.R....

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Donate to City Wide M.E.Ch.A.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in CALC News | Comments Off on Donate to City Wide M.E.Ch.A.

  City Wide M.E.Ch.A offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on age, Color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or Veteran’s status. We hope to educate and challenge our participants to take on a different perspective. We want to respect folks and help challenge oppressive remarks and actions. We want to help build leaders in our communities of lane county and as well as in the state of...

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International Peace Leaders Comimg to Eugene

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, CALC News, Peace | Comments Off on International Peace Leaders Comimg to Eugene

Taking Action for Peace March 15th, 7 p.m. Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High Street Kevin Martin, national president of Peace Action, and German peace activist Reiner Braun will be speaking in Eugene. Issues they address will include: Could U.S./NATO Conflicts with Russia trigger WWIII?  Whose Finger? On What Button? The Urgent Need to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Trump or No Trump.  Stopping Fascism and Militarism, and Building Beloved Communities in the era of Trump.  US/NATO and Russian relations – stop hacking and escalating, start...

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Nuclear Policy in the Trump Administration: Real Dangers, Real Possibilities

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Action for Peaceful Tomorrows, CALC News, Peace | Comments Off on Nuclear Policy in the Trump Administration: Real Dangers, Real Possibilities

Nuclear Policy in the Trump Administration: Real Dangers, Real Possibilities, via Skype at Rm. 145 Straub Hall, 15th & Onyx, on the UO campus, Sunday, February 26, at 4 pm. As the Ploughshares Fund points out: President Trump could launch 140 nuclear warheads in the time it takes to write 140 characters. If this terrifies you, come learn more. Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) and Radical Organizing & Resource (ROAR) Center present Joseph Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund who will be skyped in to Eugene. He is the...

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Homeless Point in Time Count – Call for Volunteers

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in CALC News, Shelter Rights | Comments Off on Homeless Point in Time Count – Call for Volunteers

      The Human Services Division, Lane County’s anti-poverty program, along with non-profit partners including Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC), will conduct a one day/night count of people who are homeless in Lane County, called the Point in Time (PIT) Count, on January 25th. The PIT “unsheltered” count reaches out to count people sleeping on the streets, in vehicles, and at parks, camps, and other outdoor locations.   The data collected from the PIT surveys provides invaluable information regarding the...

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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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For a limited time, Helios will double your gift to CALC!

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in CALC News | Comments Off on For a limited time, Helios will double your gift to CALC!

  The Helios Resource Network works to increase public support for worthwhile projects, and helps develop the fundraising capacity of grantees. CALC one of those grantees this year!   Helios has agreed to match $500 in donations that community members make to CALC via Helios. We have 3 months to raise $500, and $200 of that total must come from new donors. When we reach that goal, Helios will donate an additional $500. What an easy way to double your donation to CALC!   To make your donation, click here and, under...

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SAfER Seeks Nominees for Human Rights Leadership Award

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in CALC News, SAfER | Comments Off on SAfER Seeks Nominees for Human Rights Leadership Award

  Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect (SAfER) is inviting nominations for a Human Rights Leadership Award. The award will be presented during Springfield’s Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on January 16, 2017. SAfER seeks to honor an individual who, through personal commitment and action in support of equality and respect, demonstrates the values of social justice set forth by leaders such as Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Eleanor Roosevelt. A nominee must be someone who lives and/or works in Springfield and who...

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