race relations

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,

WOC in the Workplace

Experienced Women of Color In the Workplace 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

PDX Black History Corridor

Williams Avenue’s Black History Corridor 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

The Other Side of 9-1-1

Race Talks presents Police: The Other Side of 9-1-1 What is it like to run towards danger while others run away? What is it like to make decisions that can mean life or death in a matter of seconds? What is the reality of being a police officer? Join us for a panel discussion with

January 10, 2017

RACE TALKS January 10, 2017 Film “13th” – From Slavery to Mass Incarceration The 2016 Collins Lecture by Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III with a panel presentation by local faith community leaders @McMenamins Kennedy School 6 p.m. doors & networking; 6:45 p.m. short film for new people 7:00 Film “13th” length : 1h 40min 8:40

November 8, 2016

RACE TALKS November 8, 2016 Redeeming the Soul of America: Race, Justice and Reconciliation The 2016 Collins Lecture by Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III with a panel presentation by local faith community leaders @McMenamins Kennedy School Doors – 6 p.m., program – 7 p.m. Free/All Ages