social justice

Don’t Shoot PDX!

Don't shoot - Black Lives Matter protest

Join us for a discussion on how connecting through grassroots efforts amplifies our influence in politics and elsewhere. GUEST SPEAKERS: Teressa Raiford, Community Organizer with Don’t Shoot PDX Glenn Waco, Artist and local youth activist Nicole Gamboa, Rose, Board Secretary of Don’t Shoot Portland Barbie Wu, Activist with Asians for Black Lives McMenamins History November

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