education

Back to School During COVID-19

(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

Protecting Your Mental Health in the Time of COVID & Racial Upliftment

(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

An Open Dialogue: Portland Parent Union & PPS Board of Education

(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

Is RACETALKS new to you?

Learn more about what we do. Watch this video for an introduction to RACETALKS.    Watch past RACETALKS events as recorded on our Videos page.

The Color of Fear – Part 2

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

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 questions or suggestions about the upcoming program or the series in general.