RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism

Filling the spaces between races with compassion, conversation, and education

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Save the Dates for these RACE TALKS forums

August 13th Implications of RACE & WATER September 10th Do Black Lives Really Matter? October 8th Falling Through the Cracks: POC & Healthcare November 12th Respecting Indigenous treaties, Lands and Save the Dates for these RACE TALKS forums

The Effects of Racism on Mental Health

Join us for a panel discussion June 2019: The Effects of Racism on Mental Health What effects do racist incidences have on the short-term and long-term mental and physical well-being The Effects of Racism on Mental Health

New RACE TALKS Videos

RACE TALKS videos now online Videos are now available to watch and share from all RACE TALKS events in 2019 from January – May. Watch now. Contact us if you have New RACE TALKS Videos

Overt Racism During Black History Month

Join us for a panel discussion May 2019: COINCIDENTAL or INTENTIONAL in 2019? Overt Racism During Black History Month February 2019 was Black History Month. With it came a barrage Overt Racism During Black History Month

Houseless in Portlandia

Join us for a panel discussion April 2019: HOUSELESS IN PORTLANDIA Late in 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development presented its annual report on homelessness to Congress. Houseless in Portlandia

Training the Next Generation of Leaders

RACE TALKS is working hard to train the next generation of leaders and facilitators. We’re making it a priority to empower youth with the skills and tools they’ll need to Training the Next Generation of Leaders

ENGAGING DEMOCRACY

Join us for a panel discussion February 2019: ENGAGING DEMOCRACY The 2018 mid-term elections saw a record number of voters turn out to change the face of politics with the ENGAGING DEMOCRACY

Following in the Footsteps of the Civil Rights Movement

Join us for a panel discussion January 2019: FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT Join us for a slide presentation and commentary by two local icons: Rev. Following in the Footsteps of the Civil Rights Movement

OVERTURNING MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS: Equitizing Marijuana

Join us for a panel discussion November 2018: OVERTURNING MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS: Equitizing Marijuana Convictions for the Poor and People of Color In the past, many people were arrested for minor OVERTURNING MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS: Equitizing Marijuana

Tragedy on the MAX

Join us for a panel discussion October 2018: TRAGEDY ON THE MAX: ONE YEAR LATER At tonight’s RACE TALKS, we’ll feature an in-depth discussion on the state of Portland one Tragedy on the MAX