RACE TALKS hosted its 110th forum and 6th month of virtual programming.
January’s program is:
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Leading the Nation in Protest, Defunding, and Activism: Portland’s Community Update on Police Reform
This forum is a continuation of RACE TALKS’ November 2020 discussion about the next steps in politics and quarantine in 2021. Local activist leaders in Portland, Oregon will discuss: the recent transition of the federal administration • the future of policing • safety and supporting families and businesses • BIPOC upliftment • white supremacy • protesting police brutality, martial law, and coordinated COVID-19 shutdowns. Learn how you can get involved and connect with resources in your community.
Guest Speakers Include:
Teressa Raiford – Don’t Shoot PDX
Candace Avalos – Black Millennial Movement
Lakayana Drury – Word is Bond
Taji Chesimet – Raising Justice
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021