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?
(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
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 of targeted groups? Join us as we screen the segment “Place Matters” from the 2008 PBS series Unnatural Causes followed by a discussion with Shea … The Effects of Racism on Mental Health
Join us for a panel discussion June 2018: Opening the Great Outdoors to People of Color Traditionally, People of Color have avoided many of the pleasures of “The Great American Outdoors.” Evidence shows that White populations disproportionately access public lands for outdoor recreation. Join us as we discover the underlying causes of this disparity and … Opening the Great Outdoors
Join us for a panel discussion April 2018: MIND, BODY, SOUL The Correlation of RACE and Health According to a new study by the nonprofit organization Catalyst, 51-58% of all women of color and 60-64% of Black and Latino men pay an “emotional tax” due to micro-aggressions and exclusionary behavior in the workplace that’s detrimental … MIND, BODY, SOUL
Race Talks presents Protecting Yourself Physically and Emotionally in Trying Times Recent events have made personal safety an issue of importance for everyone, but especially for Women of Color. Have you ever felt frightened or intimidated when out walking alone? Wondered what you should do if approached by an attacker? Worried about becoming yet … Self Care in Trying Times