On April 29, a panel titled “How Policy and Enforcement Shape Unsheltered Homelessness in Lane County” was held at the University of Oregon’s Knight Law Center beginning at 12:15 p.m. While much […]
Editor’s Note: This film festival review includes spoilers. The 17th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon returned to Eugene and was mostly held virtually this year due to the ongoing […]
On April 3, residents living in their vehicles on Owen Loop, in West Eugene, were forced to leave their homes and possessions in an unprecedented early weekend sweep. Residents at Owen Loop—where […]
City of Eugene Closes Washington Jefferson Park, Displaces Houseless Residents Into Neighborhood Streets
On the evening of Mar. 15, police officers arrived at Washington Jefferson Park and told residents that they would all have to vacate the area by midnight. The demand came after the […]
On Mar. 2, houseless residents at Marion Square Park in Salem woke up to a rainy, wet morning and began to pack their belongings prior to a scheduled 8 a.m. sweep. Double […]
Last week, the Eugene Police Department released a new, almost two-minute-long, promotional video titled “Come serve with us” advertising that they are hiring. This week, Stop The Sweeps Eugene is responding to […]
On Dec. 21, the Eugene community came together at the city’s East Park Blocks for a vigil on National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
In a city with just one Queer bar and less than a handful of LGBTQ+ organizations, Eugene lacks the expansive Queer community, resources, and spaces that our brethren in Portland, San Francisco, […]
Beginning at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2, approximately fifty community members began a sit-in outside in front of the Atrium Building in protest of Eugene’s continuous housless sweeps. The sit-in—titled “The City […]
A Community Mourns, The System Continues: Lane County Residents Light a Path to Hope and Reconciliation.
Photo-Editorial of one community mourning two losses and institutional austerity As fall ends and winter rises, Lane County residents with candles in hand lit up the dark night in remembrance of lives […]