Understanding Homelessness – Video

SHiNA-hosted the neighborhood’s first Community Conversation, which brought 40 people to Amazon Community Center to learn about causes of homelessness

On February 15th, SHiNA hosted a panel discussion and ‘community conversation’ on homelessness. Panelists Heather Sielicki, community advocate and; Tracy Joscelyn, manager of Nightengale safe sleeping site; and, Kelly McIver, Communications Manager, Unhoused Response, City of Eugene spoke eloquently and frankly to neighborhood residents. SHiNA recorded the conversation via a video, which can be viewed on youtube via the link below:

We look forward to future Community Conversations on topics important to our neighbors. If you have an important topic that you think would be a good candidate for one of these meetings, reach out to your SHiNA Board at shina_board@googlegroups.com

Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) Smoke Notice

Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) Smoke Notice

State notifications for smoke & field burning have begun.  

For those sensitive to smoke, it’s good to know when field burning or forest fires are occurring.

Send a request for notifications to Jason Eck, Registration & Permit Coordinator: jeck@oda.state.or.us, 503-986-4794 

ODA Smoke Notice List: smoke-notice@oda.state.or.us

Smoke & Field Burning Information includes Burning and Restrictions, Permits, Email Subscriptions, Smoke Management Program Complaint Form, Forest Fire Information & Resources: http://www.oregon.gov/ODA/programs/NaturalResources/Pages/Burning.aspx

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center 

The Northwest Fire Location Map displays active fire incidents within Oregon & Washington.