RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism Produced By Donna Maxey Presents A special two-part series: RACE TALKS Forums Thursday, July 15th and August 19th: Summer Series: Your Privilege is Showing Thursdays, July 15th and August 19th, Newcomers Welcome – 6:45 PM Program Begins – 7:00 PM Did you miss out on our … Your Privilege is Showing
Led by the Black Lives Matter Movement, the world rose up in protest of amid a deadly global pandemic after we witnessed the merciless murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police in May 2020. Today, incited by our 45th President’s comments blaming the Chinese for the Coronavirus pandemic, the Asian American and … Yearning to Breathe Free
March’s program is: Women in Cannabis: An Untapped Market Thursday, March 18, 2021 In 2018, RACE TALKS hosted, “Overturning Marijuana Convictions: Equitizing Marijuana Convictions for the Poor and People of Color.” This month, we discuss the new “Green Rush,” and explore the disproportional access that BIPOC have to the cannabis industry, especially Black people who … Women in Cannabis: An Untapped Market
Take our quiz to find out! Answer the eight question quiz below and count your “yes” answers to find out your RACE TALKS IQ. 1. Are you a BIPOC ? 2. Do you actively live or socialize with BIPOC Communities? 3. Have you experienced being the only person of your ethnicity in the room on … What’s Your RACE TALKS IQ?
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) 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