This forum is a continuation of RACE TALKS’ November 2020 discussion about the next steps in politics and quarantine in 2021. Local activist leaders in Portland, Oregon will discuss: the recent transition of the federal administration • the future of policing • safety and supporting families and businesses • BIPOC upliftment • white supremacy • … Leading the Nation in Protest, Defunding, and Activism
(Updated to include event video) RACE TALKS is hosting its 108th forum and 4th month of virtual programming. October’s program is: Engaging Democracy This is our third time hosting this particular forum, which highlights BIPOC staffers in government and BIPOC community advocacy organizations. No elected officials on the panel. Staffers will be highlighted on the … ENGAGING DEMOCRACY
(Updated to include event video) RACE TALKS is hosting its 107th forum and 3rd month of virtual programming August’s program is: “Back to School During COVID-19” Guest Speakers: DR. LISA MCCALL — Asst. Superintendent, Tigard-Tualatin SD JORGE MEZA — K-6 Principal, Centennial School District KATHERINE WATKINS — Jr. and Sr. High Teacher, Beaverton School District … Back to School During COVID-19
(Updated to include event video) RACE TALKS is hosting its 105th forum and second month of virtual programming July’s program is: “PROTECTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE TIME OF COVID & RACIAL UPLIFTMENT” Featured Speaker: Dr. Shea Lott, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at OHSU and Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Avel Gordly Center for Healing ****JULY … Protecting Your Mental Health in the Time of COVID & Racial Upliftment
(Updated to include event video) Join us for a panel discussion March 2020: The Census: What It Is and Isn’t The U.S. census dates back to 1790 and has been taken at the end of every decade since. Join us to learn the history of census taking, including the ramifications for going uncounted and get … The Census — What It Is and Isn’t
(Updated to include event video) Join us for a panel discussion February 2020: An Open Dialogue: Portland Parent Union and Portland Public Schools Board of Education Join us for an open forum in which board and union members will participate in facilitated discussion groups to hear the concerns of parents, students, and citizens regarding equitable … An Open Dialogue: Portland Parent Union & PPS Board of Education
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Join us for a panel discussion October 2019: the color of fear part 2 of a four part series race through eight men’s eyes Summary: The Color of Fear (Part 2) is an insightful, groundbreaking film about the state of race relations in America as seen through the eyes of eight North American men of … The Color of Fear – Part 2
Join us for a panel discussion August 2019: Teaching Children to Courageously Navigate Equity All children should have access to positive early learning experiences that will set them up for long-term success and wellness. Join us to learn how local educators prepare their students to courageously explore the intersectionality of race, “the system”, schooling and … Teaching Children to Courageously Navigate Equity
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 questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.