Looking Glass Community Services' Cultural Awareness Committee had a wonderful time at the 6th Annual Blacks in Government Black History Month Banquet on Friday, February 5th. Dr. Dexter B. Gordon spoke about the existing issues of racism while delving into the realm of micro-aggressions and marginalization. It was a great event and we thank Blacks in Government (BIG) for hosting it!
The Body Shop at Valley River Center will be hosting a Donation Drive for Looking Glass Community Services during the entire month of February.
Customers can choose which great products they'd like to purchase and then donate. Remember, the Donation Drive takes place through FEBRUARY ONLY, so don't forget to make your way down to The Body Shop to help support your local community services!
> > The Body Shop is located at 278 Valley River Center, Eugene, OR, 97401.
In case you missed the interview last night on KVAL News, our CEO Craig Opperman and Runaway & Homeless Youth Services Director Kirstin London discussed the federal Youth and Family Services grant received by Looking Glass Community Services. Over the course of the next 3 years, this grant will provide the much needed resources necessary to assist in reaching out to more homeless youth with the goal of stabilization in mind. Be sure to check out the full article below!
Oregon Country Fair has supplied our New Roads access center with a new washer and dryer! New Roads assists homeless youth, ages 16-21, who are interested in creating long-term solutions that improve the quality of their lives. Clients are provided with basic needs (food, clothing, showers, etc.), case management, education services, and behavioral health treatment options. Click on the link below to see the list of organizations OCF is supporting!