A formula for awareness 

Knowledge helps us throughout our day and, depending on how much of it we have, it can greatly affect our course through life. Civic awareness and maintaining it represents a way to gain more knowledge that, when put into use, can change the direction or goals of a city.

The after effects of gun violence in Salem-Keizer 

With a recent gun violence related that resulted in the death of 16-year-old Jose Manuel Vasquez Valenzuela and the injury of 16-year-old Roberto Muñoz-Soto and 15-year-old Damien Esquivel-Soto, still under investigation, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) will be displaying two weapon detection systems at Stephens Middle School on March 22, from 1-7 p.m. 

Good weather for Civic Center clean up

An army of volunteers swarmed over the campus of the Keizer Civic Center and the Keizer Cultural Center for the annual clean up project, on Saturday, March 16. Organized by the Rotary Club of Keizer and the Claggett Creek Watershed Council, volunteers from local organizations, Rotarians and city leaders raked[Read More…]

What are the benefits that I get from being civically engaged and informed?

While the effort required to be informed about what goes on in your community can be strenuous, especially after a long day at work, the importance of remaining informed cannot be understated. 

One of the most obvious boons to civic engagement and remaining up-to-date on what’s happening is the awareness one inculcates about not only their city and its issues, but how those issues could be solved.