Minorities / Ethnic


American Civil Liberties Union

The Oregon Affiliate of the ACLU is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights.

We believe that the freedoms of press, speech, assembly, and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy, are fundamental to a free people.

We advance civil liberties and civil rights by activities that include litigation, education, and lobbying. - http://aclu-or.org

Amigos Multicultural Services Center

The mission of Amigos Multicultural Services Center is to promote respect for human rights and to advocate for the needs of immigrants from Latin America whose dignity and capabilities have been challenged by poverty, unjust treatment, and social exclusion. - http://www.amigosmsc.org

Amigos Multicultural Services Center

The mission of Amigos Multicultural Services Center is to promote
respect for human rights and to advocate for the needs of immigrants
from Latin America whose dignity and capabilities have been challenged
by poverty, unjust treatment, and social exclusion. - www.amigosmsc.org

CALC (Community Alliance of Lane County)

The mission of CALC is to educate and mobilize for peace, human dignity and social, racial, and economic justice. - http://www.calclane.org/

Center for Indigenous Cultural Survival

Our work begins with the understanding that we must participate and continue to strengthen our local communities while our vision broadens to include Indigenous communities so we will be able to examine and understand firsthand the various strategies and techniques that create a space for the survival of culture and life as understood by global Indigenous communities. - http://www.cics.uoregon.edu/

Huerto de la Familia

The mission of Huerto de la Familia is to offer Latino families a place to connect to the earth and their root by growing their own food. The vision of Huerto de la Familia is to cultivate community integration and economic self-sufficienty through opportunities and training in organic gardening, farming and the creation of micro-businesses. - http://huertodelafamilia.org/

NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Eugene/Springfield Branch

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. - http://www.naacplanecounty.org/

Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect (SAfER)

SAfER is keeping homelessness on the public agenda as an issue of economic justice and human rights. We push for policy changes and promote increased services to prevent homelessness and to assist homeless people. We are building a strong, grassroots coalition to achieve these goals. - http://www.calclane.org/1programs/safer.html