RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism

Filling the spaces between races with compassion, conversation, and education

Community and Conversations: A Safe Space for BIPOC Community Members

We invite our BIPOC community members to join us on the third Wednesday of each month, the day before our RACE TALKS forum to engage in contemporary conversations. 

Karaoke

Join us the last Friday of every month from 5:00 PM PST (8:00 PM EST) ‘til late for our Karaoke and Conversations Series. $5 suggested donation. This is an 18 +, grown and sexy event, bring your dancing shoes and be prepared to kick back and have fun.

RACE TALKS February Forum

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, RACE TALKS February Forum

Community and Conversations

For community members who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

RACE TALKS March Forum

3rd Thursday of the month w/ experts & discussion on this month’s topic.

Karaoke & Conversations

Last Friday of every month from 6:30 PM ‘til late. 18+

RACE TALKS April Forum

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 RACE TALKS April Forum

RACE TALKS May Forum

RACE TALKS June Forum

RACE TALKS Conference

Making Our Lives Matter: Filling the Spaces Between Races with Compassion & Education We are excited to present our first annual RACE TALKS Conference, Thursday, September 23, 2021. This virtual conference will tackle many themes of the year as we continue to fight for equity and social justice.