The Next 100 Years

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Event poster for RACE TALKS event Crossing Over - people marching for justice

Join us for a panel discussion May 2018:

THE NEXT 100 YEARS:
Changing the Complexion and Gender of Golf

Presented by City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department:
Portland’s oldest public golf course turns 100 this year!
Traditionally a sport of wealthy white men, the City of Portland Park’s and Recreations Department is focusing on changing the face of the game!

Come learn the local and national history of People of Color in golf; explore the various golf instruction programs available to youth and women; find out about college scholarships through PDX Parks Golf.

Featured Speakers:

Vincent Johnson, Program Coordinator for Golf Courses, City of Portland Parks & Recreation Dept.
Vicki Nakashima, Chair, Portland Public Golf Courses Advisory Committee
MEMBERS OF THE YOUTH GOLF PROGRAM



May 8, 2018
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins. Spread the word. Please forward this information to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
OPENING THE GREAT OUTDOORS TO PEOPLE OF COLOR

Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.

MIND, BODY, SOUL

Event poster for RACE TALKS event Crossing Over - people marching for justice

Join us for a panel discussion April 2018:

MIND, BODY, SOUL
The Correlation of RACE and Health

According to a new study by the nonprofit organization Catalyst, 51-58% of all women of color and 60-64% of Black and Latino men pay an “emotional tax” due to micro-aggressions and exclusionary behavior in the workplace that’s detrimental to their overall health and ability to thrive. Join us to learn how to counteract this negative drain on your mind, body, and spirit with pointers on nutrition, spiritual practices, exercise and natural medicine.

Hear spiritual, health, and exercise experts Star Waters and Dr. Ose Okojie discuss how you can save your live and sanity through a vegan diet, spiritual practices, and exercise.

The first 50 POC will receive a copy of African American Vegan Starter Guide.

Featured Speakers:

Star Waters
Dr. Ose Okojie


April 10, 2018
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this information to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:

THE NEXT 100 YEARS: Changing the Complexion and Gender of Golf

Golf turns 100 this year! It has traditionally been the game of wealthy, White men, but the City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department is determined to change the face of the game! Come learn the history of People of Color in golf nationally and locally; explore the various programs for youth and women; and the opportunities for advancement academically and professionally; PRIZES & DRAWING!!!

Presented by the City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department

The Beloved Community

mlk the beloved community poster

Join us for a panel discussion March 2018:

THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

Living the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join panel members from The Beloved Community: a Portland-area interfaith/interracial assembly that works to embody the principles of Dr. King’s Beloved Community through cooperation, friendship, goodwill and reconciliation as they share their individual programs and how you can start your own interfaith/interracial circle of friends and influence.

Speakers:

Sho Dozono, Community Leader

Wajdi Said, Muslim Education Trust

 Rania Ayoub, Muslim Education Trust

Apostle E.D. Mondaine, Celebration Tabernacle

Rev. Antjuan Tolbert, Celelbration Tabernacle

Jan Elfers, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Rev. Hector Lopez, United Church of Christ

Ned Rosch, Jewish Voice for Peace  

Liathana Dalton, Interfaith Council

Rev. Michael Ellick, First Congregational United Church of Christ

Donna Maxey, RACE TALKS


March 13, 2018
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this email and poster to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
TBA

Crossing Over: Transgender People of Color

Event poster for RACE TALKS event Crossing Over - people marching for justice

Join us for a panel discussion February 2018:

Crossing Over:

Transgender People of Color

Transgender women, men, and gender-nonconforming people are among the least understood community in the United States.

Join us at RACE TALKS and learn more about the transgender community and what we can do to make them feel safer and more a part of our community.

Featured Speakers:
Alexxis Woods
Peter Dakota
Adem Cardona


February 13, 2018
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this email and poster to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:

Tuesday, MARCH 13, 2018
The Beloved Community: Honoring Dr. M.L. KingJr’s Legacy

SPECIAL EVENT JANUARY 22, 2018

Revolution Comedy Presents: Stand Up for RACE TALKS

Revolution Comedy is a monthly fundraiser series fueled by the power of stand up comedy and music, hosted by Portland’s funniest rabble rouser, Andie Main!

On January 22nd they’re throwing a benefit for the organization RACE TALKS, with support from the very best of the NW comedy scene, including David Mascorro, Thomas Lundy, Kate Murphy and our headliner Caitlin Weierhauser

Tickets are $5 which helps fund the operating costs of the theater. We also suggest a $10 donation which we can take at donation stations set up at the show.

RACE TALKS’ mission is to support interracial and cross-cultural communication and relationships through the development of sensitivity and understanding, and social justice activism supported by educational panels / or films, good food, and great discussions.

 


January 22, 2018
Curious Comedy Theater is located at 5225 NE MLK
See Facebook for more information about this event and more.

Doors at 6:30, show starts at 7:00, and ends by 8:30

All ages! Wheelchair accessible! Gender neutral bathrooms!
Subject matter may be offensive to certain people, but we never tolerate hate speech.

Sponsored by Lagunitas Brewery!

www.andiemaincomedy.com
www.facebook.com/revolutioncomedyPDX

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this information to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
CROSSING OVER THE LINE: Transgender People of Color

SISTAHS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

three women's first in the air of different shades of color with red painted fingernails

Join us for our first program of 2018:

SISTAHS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

Women of Color in the Social Justice Movement

Women have always been at the forefront of the social justice movement. TIME Magazine recognized as its 2017 Person of the Year women who spoke up about sexual assault and helped spur what seemed like an overnight revolution.

Come. Be inspired. Just like these women, break the silence and find your voice, too!

Speakers:

ASHA DORNFESTFounder, Badass Women of PDX

JERI JIMINEZ: Co-Founder, Survivor-2-Survivor

AMANDA MANJARRUZ: Director of Advocacy

SHAINA POMERANTZ: Educator/Advocate/Lawyer


January 9, 2018
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this email and poster to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’S RACE TALKS:

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
CROSSING OVER THE LINE: Transgender People of Color
 

Don’t Shoot PDX!

Don't shoot - Black Lives Matter protest

Join us for a discussion on how connecting through grassroots efforts amplifies our influence in politics and elsewhere.

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Teressa Raiford, Community Organizer with Don’t Shoot PDX

Glenn Waco, Artist and local youth activist

Nicole Gamboa, Rose, Board Secretary of Don’t Shoot Portland

Barbie Wu, Activist with Asians for Black Lives

McMenamins History


November 14, 2017
McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland | Phone: 503-249-3983

Doors open at 6 pm
Newcomers Welcome: 6:45 pm

Program: 6:45pm – 9:15 pm

Free | Minor with parent or guardian

For information on Don’t Shoot PDX, visit: www.dontshootportland.com.

RACE TALKS is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of RACE TALKS), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

Spread the word. Please forward this email and poster to any group, business, school, class, and individual you feel might be interested. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.


 

NEXT MONTH’s RACE TALKS:

To be announced

 

White America

White America: Become an Ally through Education & Dismantle Racism

HATE, NOT IN OUR TOWN posters for sell by Emily’s Fund Foundation

Our panel features speakers who are navigating their own path to understanding racism in the USA. These pioneers welcome you to join them as they embark on the challenging journey of learning from mistakes, self-realization, study, and healing.

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WOC in the Workplace

Experienced Women of Color In the Workplace

experienced women of color in the workplace poster

Women-of-color managers and professionals describe barriers to their advancement as a “concrete ceiling,” as opposed to the “glass ceiling” for White females and Men of Color. Not only is the “concrete ceiling” more difficult to penetrate, Women of Color say they can’t see through it to glimpse the corner office. Join us to hear from four Women of Color who have managed to make a difference in our State while making a dent in the concrete ceiling. (more…)

PDX Black History Corridor

Williams Avenue’s Black History Corridor

Poster of North Williams Black History Corridor event

N Williams Avenue is changing. A lot. What many now living, working and playing in the area don’t know is that for the majority of the 20th century, N Williams, in the Albina neighborhood, was Portland’s largest African American community. Join our speaker panel to learn how the Historic Black Williams Project highlights this chapter of Portland history through a multimedia public art project. Speakers share the history of Albina, the impetus for the RACC Project and how art can be used as an instrument for Social Justice action and reform. (more…)