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The Execution of George Floyd One Year Later

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A Step Towards Justice: Where Do We Go From Here?

Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict provided our nation and community some relief as we approach the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. Like the rest of the country, Portland was shaken by Floyd’s killing, and it prompted our city to reexamine policing and systemic racism. In the spirit of collective healing, RACE TALKS invites

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

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 has led to changes that we are continuing to see with this newly elected administration. The 2020 Presidential debates, November elections,

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

September 13, 2016

RACE TALKS September 13, 2016 I Am My White Ancestors: Claiming the Legacy of Oppression With presentation by Anne Mavor, Multi-disciplinarian artist and writer This event will be followed by small group discussions facilitated by trained volunteers from: Resolutions Northwest @McMenamins Kennedy School Doors – 6 p.m., program – 7 p.m. Free/All Ages RACE TALKS is a free series