PRESS RELEASE April 2, 2019
An Intimate Conversation with a Local Leader
Eric Richardson, City Club President-Elect April 24, 2019
6 – 7:30 pm
Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St, Eugene
Coordinators: Jessie Ghiglieri and Eric Richardson
April’s Community Spotlight focuses on Luhui Whitebear, Assistant Director of the Oregon State University Native American Longhouse Eena Haws. Luhui is an enrolled member of the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation. She is also a PhD student in the Women, Gender, & Sexuality program at Oregon State University. She earned BAs in Ethnic Studies and Anthropology, and an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies. Luhui is a mother, poet, and Indigenous activist. Her research focuses on Indigenous rhetorics, Indigeneity, reclamation of Indigenous identity/gender roles, missing and murdered Indigenous women, Indigenous resistance movements, and natural resource protection.
Community Spotlight is a City Club gathering in which local leaders participate in informal interviews about their lives and work. Tsunami Bookstore hosts the event on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 pm. Light refreshments are available, and the public is encouraged to attend. There is no admission charge for Community Spotlight, but guests are invited to contribute to help cover the costs.
About the City Club of Eugene: The mission of the City Club of Eugene is to build community vision through open inquiry. We explore a wide range of significant local, state, and national issues and help to formulate new approaches and solutions to problems. Club members have a direct influence on public policy by discussing issues of concern with elected officials and other policy makers. Membership is open to all. The City Club’s mailing address is PO Box 12084, Eugene, OR 97440. For more information, please contact Silver Mogart, Executive Director, at (541) 485-7433 or visit us online at cityclubofeugene.org.
BUILDING COMMUNITY VISION THROUGH OPEN INQUIRY