The Bethel Area is Eugene’s largest neighborhood and already contains many of the vital elements that contribute to a vibrant, strong, and livable neighborhood including excellent schools, vibrant businesses, inviting open spaces and recreation facilities as well as engaged and diverse neighborhoods and residents.
In 2014, Building a Better Bethel brought together elected officials, neighborhood groups, local businesses leaders, city staff, and the school district identified ways to create new opportunities for increased vitality within the Bethel community.
The Task Team identified key action items to improve economic conditions in Bethel and across the entire Eugene community. Broadly the actions fit within three themes
Watch videos on innovative workforce development and college readiness programs offered at Willamette High School:
Listen to the March 18, 2016 City Club program on Building a Better Bethel (on KLCC), featuring Greg Evans, City Councilor, Ethan Nelson, City of Eugene, Debi Farr, Community Member, Colt Gill, Bethel Schools, and Clayton Walker, Walker & Associates.