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Africa Through African Lenses

    Portland Community College, in celebration of Black History Month, presents “Africa through African lenses,” a hybrid virtual/in-person festival. The festival runs February 2-March 2, is free and open to the public. The Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather… Read More »Africa Through African Lenses

    Religious and Cultural Holidays

      The Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) has recently reviewed a policy on: Accommodation for Religious Instruction and Cultural Observance. The suggested policy is not mandated and will be considered for adoption by individual school boards. The original policy was prepared by the Jewish Federation of… Read More »Religious and Cultural Holidays

      My Grandmother’s Hands

        West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community is forming a new study group to delve deeply into the issues raised in Resmaa Menakem’s book My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Key to this book is the perspective that… Read More »My Grandmother’s Hands