Rally Against Hate

EUGENE, Ore. — Betsy Steffensen is a mother of six and grandmother of 12, but this day is about spreading peace throughout Lane County. “I really feel that the world is a small place sometimes and we all need to really look at each other and listen to each other. It is a skill that … Continue reading »

KEZI Exclusive: Hate Crime Suspect’s Grandfather Speaks Out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The family of a teen who allegedly helped chase down a black teen in Springfield is speaking out about the incident. David’s grandson is one of the three teenage suspects in the case. We’re not using his last name to protect his grandson’s identity, as he’s a minor. David doesn’t know Matt … Continue reading »

Springfield Rallies Against Hate Crimes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — In light of hate crime allegations in Springfield, the community is fighting back against hate and racism by hosting a rally. The Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) teamed up with the Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect and Back to Back: Allies for Human Dignity to counter possible hate activity in … Continue reading »