Activists honored at SAfER event

SAfER’s new homebase, Casa de la Unidad, opened its doors last Saturday, welcoming in activists both seasoned and green. Their motto? Respectful and relentless. Their work? Lives up to the name. 

BOB WILLIAMS / THE CHRONICLE Mariko Plescia, SAfER Development Director surprised Tadeo and Malcom with care baskets and award. Casa de la Unidad welcomed community, supporters and friends Saturday.

The parsonage building, property of the Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church, was built in 1916. Recently, the church agreed to provide operating space for two programs with Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC): Springfield Alliance . . .