Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on the Arts

With Eugene's mayoral election coming up soon, Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene sought out the three mayoral candidates to give their positions on the arts. The arts are a vital part of Eugene's landscape. So how did each candidate weigh in on how they would support arts and culture in our community? Click on the names below to [...]

2024-04-29T10:09:08-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Stefan Strek (Ace Dog)

Stefan Strek poses for a portrait on April 4, 2024. (Alex Hernandez/Emerald) Stefan Strek (Ace Dog) has worked in financial aid services, food service, support services for youth and adults in foster care, and family farm operations. He attended Lane Community College and the University of Caen in France, and graduated from the University of [...]

2024-04-29T10:10:08-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Kaarin Knudson

Kaarin Knudson is a licensed architect, educator, and leader with more than 20 years’ experience advancing sustainable design and community-led solutions. In 2017, she founded the housing advocacy organization Better Housing Together (BHT), to increase housing affordability, diversity, and supply in Lane County, and in 2018, she was awarded the City of Eugene’s “Community Award.”  Knudson advised on [...]

2024-04-26T11:38:06-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Shanaè Joyce-Stringer

Shanaè Joyce-Stringer is an experienced educator and entrepreneur. Her career has spanned diverse roles in education since 2006, including teaching in Florida, Oregon, and China and coordinating programs at the district level in Lane County. In 2011, she ventured into entrepreneurship with B.L.A.Q. Events, and in 2018 founded Shanaè Joyce-Stringer Enterprise, offering coaching, speaking, and retail services. With [...]

2024-04-26T13:20:03-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|
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