A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving Classroom

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving Classroom

For many students, Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude and be with family. Teachers often include fun activities related to the holiday in their classrooms. When teaching about Thanksgiving, it is important not to misrepresent Native American cultures. Native...
Save the Earth Poster Contest coming to Cottage Grove!

Save the Earth Poster Contest coming to Cottage Grove!

Save the Earth Poster Contest 2022 School Children in the Cottage Grove area are invited to participate in our poster contest, with prizes awarded to the winners at our Green Living Fair in April. Deadline entry date: Friday April 8th at 10amJudges select winners by...
Pueblos Summer Camps

Pueblos Summer Camps

During August 2021 we held two weeks of summer camp for low income families in the Cottage Grove area who are speakers of Spanish and Mam (primarily Guatemalan immigrants.) Funding was generously provided by Oregon Community Foundation, with financial and logistical support from our partner, the Family Resource Center in Cottage Grove…

Some Facts About People of Color in Oregon’s History

Some Facts About People of Color in Oregon’s History

Facts prepared by Singing Creek Educational Center from Online Searches: Read this article about Oregon’s constitution and laws which prevented people of color from living and working here. These unjust and prejudiced laws were repealed later, but this climate of white supremacy has had lasting effects on our state.