350 Eugene is one of 120 local groups affiliated with 350.org in North America. 350.org is dedicated to building a grassroots movement to push at all levels to leave fossil fuels in the ground and make a rapid, just transition to clean energy solutions that will ensure a stable climate for our future.
It is the purpose of the ABC to advise the City of Eugene, the Bethel School District (#52), and other public or private bodies concerning the improvement of the livability of the Bethel community.
ABC has been formed to help resolve the concerns of the people of the neighborhood. These concerns include but are not limited to: land use and planning, social, recreational, educational, economic development and transportation needs; and to promote a sense of community cohesiveness and self-reliance.
ABC will also serve in an educational capacity to inform the citizens in this community, and to continue the planning process by periodically reevaluating its goals, objectives, and recommendations. - http://www.activebethelcitizens.blogspot.com/
Our mission is to build community at the neighborhood level and improve the livability of the City's neighborhoods. Neighborhood Associations do this by:
• Sponsoring neighborhood improvement projects and social events;
• Providing a forum to identify, discuss, and resolve neighborhood issues
• Establishing a two-way communication between neighborhoods and the City, and between neighborhoods and other external agencies;
• Educating neighbors on issues, public process, City services, and elections;
• Identifying and Advocating the Neighborhood Association's position on issues such as land use, transportation, public safety, and social services.
Our neighbors are those who live, work, or own property within our boundaries. - http://www.amazonneighbors.org
Aprovecho Research Center (ARC), a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation
established in 1976, is dedicated to researching, developing and
disseminating appropriate technological solutions for meeting the basic
human needs of refugees and impoverished people and communities in the
developing world. ARC's goal is to help relieve suffering, improve
health, enhance safety, and reduce adverse impacts on the environment.
ARC provides technical assistance and related appropriate technology to
projects around the world. The main focus is on cooking and heating
systems that use biomass for fuel. - http://www.aprovecho.org
Food not lawns' mission is to grow rare and endangered plants, educate the community about permaculture & sustainable living, and distribute information and plant material to growers & activists. - http://www.foodnotlawns.com
Cascadia Wildlands educates, agitates, and inspires a movement to protect and restore Cascadia's wild ecosystems. - http://www.cascwild.org
The Coalition Against Environmental Racism (CAER) is a student organization committed to bridging the gap between the struggle for social and environmental equality. CAER has the dual mission of educating the campus about Environmental Racism and building coalitions within the University community to foster activism in the Environmental Justice Movement. - http://pages.uoregon.edu/caer/
To teach current pesticide activists the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) method of both creating local ordinances to address community concerns, and how to organize a community around a pressing issue. To use these skills to form a cohesive group of pesticide activists who will be able to create a long-term public education campaign, and strategize the best way to approach pesticide spray issues in Lane County. - http://www.
The mission of the Downtown Neighborhood Association is to build community at the neighborhood level and improve the livability and economic vitality of the neighborhood. - http://www.dnaeugene.org