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Seeking Solutions: The State of Our Homelessness Crisis


In August 2021, the number of homeless people in Lane County was counted as 3,115—but in that month, only 42 people were moved into housing. The local shelters could provide an additional 851 beds, but 2,222 people had nowhere to go. A circumstance in which 70% of a crisis goes unaddressed is ripe for expanded engagement and rethinking. In the past six months, the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce interviewed more than 150 stakeholders in the community. They included executives from nearly every nonprofit delivering homeless services, city and county staff, business and community leaders, unhoused individuals, and residents. They…

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Responding to Fires in the Western Cascades

2020 was yet another incredible year for wildfires in Western Oregon, with over 1 million acres burned, at least 11 deaths, and the loss of most of the towns of …

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A State of Immigrants: A New Look at The Immigrant Experience in Oregon

Take another look at the immigrant experience in Oregon in this City Club of Eugene program.

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