On Wednesday, the Eugene 4J school board held a special meeting to approve a resolution related to anti-racism and equity. The board said they are committed to using district resources to provide meaningful learning environments for all students.
Eugene City Councilors unanimously voted (8-0) to adopt the City Budget without any amendments Monday night. Councilors made the decision after facing heavy criticism from speakers who demanded the city reallocate police funds to other services.
In these times of social unrest, many historic ties to racism are being revisited. That’s been seen recently in everything from the toppling of statues to the rebranding of pancake syrup. Now as KLCC’s Brian Bull explains, the next step could change the very name of Lane County.
The Eugene 4J school board will vote Wednesday whether to renew their contract with the Eugene Police Department for another year. Over the past few days, many local Black Lives Matter protesters have said they support the removal of school resource officers (SROs).
The two Pioneer statues that protesters toppled Saturday will not be returned to their pedestals on the University of Oregon campus. UO President Michael Schill made the announcement in a letter to the campus community Monday.
Two statues that symbolize Oregon’s history and legacy of taking of indigenous land were torn down Saturday evening on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene. This happened after a teach-in at Deady Hall.
Teachers showed support for black lives today outside the federal courthouse in Eugene. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, this is the fifteenth straight day of events calling for justice reform and black empowerment.
The Black, Indigenous, People of Color, or 'BIPOC, Liberation Collective led roughly 300 protesters in a silent march through Eugene last night. Supporters walked through the city to protest police brutality and systematic racism.
The Eugene Springfield NAACP, local clergy, and community leaders joined Tuesday to voice support for Black Lives Matter. This comes as protests continue against systemic racism and police brutality against people of color.
Defunding Eugene’s police force is not an option for advancing law enforcement, says its chief. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, Chris Skinner shared those remarks today, one week following a major downtown riot.