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Critical Race Theory

How did Critical Race Theory go from being a methodology taught in law school to being protested at school board meetings? How did it become so politicized? How should race be taught in schools? What does the Oregon Department of Education say about Critical Race Theory? Join us as we bring together experts to look Critical Race Theory

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day rooted in the spirit of giving and being generous to others. For many of us, it is a reminder to be selfless in our actions and lead with kindness.  Today you are receiving many asks, but ours is not for us. RACE TALKS is asking our supporters – You Giving Tuesday

RACE TALKS in Review – November Live, Forum: Houseless In Portlandia

RACE TALKS in Review – November Live, Forum: Houseless In Portlandia Thursday, November 18, 2021Newcomer Welcome 6:46 pm, Program 7:00 pmSuggested Donation $25All Ages Oregon has one of the largest houseless populations in the nation. In 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development presented its annual report on homelessness. Oregon ranks near the RACE TALKS in Review – November Live, Forum: Houseless In Portlandia

October Forum: Engaging Democracy

Have you wondered…How does our political process work? What do our officials and their staff do? How can I contact their offices? What are the best ways to impact their voting on an issue? How can I maximize my involvement and start my own referendum? RACE TALKS in Review – October Live, Forum: Engaging Democracy October Forum: Engaging Democracy

A Conversation With The Candidates: Educational Policy + Issues Impacting Black and Brown Students

**SPECIAL RACE TALKS EVENT**RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism Produced By Donna Maxey & Equitable Giving Circle Presents Portland Public Schools: School Board Election Zones 4, 5 & 6A Conversation With The Candidates: Educational Policy + Issues Impacting Black and Brown Students Wednesday, April 12, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Join A Conversation With The Candidates: Educational Policy + Issues Impacting Black and Brown Students

The Presence and Impact of Trans BIPOC in Societal Uprising & Change

February’s program is: Leading the Nation in Protest, Defunding, and Activism: Portland’s Community Update on Police Reform  Thursday, Feb 18, 2021  As a group, LGBTQIP2SAA+, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Pansexual, Two-Spirit (2S), Androgynous and Asexual+, AKA the Rainbow Community, have traditionally been the least understood kinship in the US. However, their activism The Presence and Impact of Trans BIPOC in Societal Uprising & Change

P’s & Q’s of 2021

(Updated to include event video) RACE TALKS is hosting its 109th forum and 5th month of virtual programming.November’s program is: P’s & Q’s of 2021: What are the next steps for politics and quarantine? Our forum has changed to reflect the current events surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic and racial uprisings happening globally. Through facilitated breakout P’s & Q’s of 2021