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All Power to the People

All Power to the People: “It’s a marathon not a sprint”, remembering the Legacy of the Black Panther Party in Portland, with Mr. Kent Ford and Invited Guests Friday, February 24, 2023 6:00 PM Sunday, February 26, 2023 2:00 PM Historic Alberta House5131 Northeast 23rd AvenuePortland, OR, 97211United States (map) GOOGLE CALENDAR ICS The Vanport… Read More »All Power to the People

The Personal and the Political with Kiese Laymon (Oregon Humanities)

Tuesday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m. - a conversation about the personal and the political with Kiese Laymon at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland. (Sponsored by Oregon Humanities) The event will also stream live on YouTube. Kiese Laymon is a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi, whose essays and fiction explore race, the body, poverty, and place with humor,… Read More »The Personal and the Political with Kiese Laymon (Oregon Humanities)

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

Online

Benefit from a live screening of "Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem". Following the film, President of Brave New Films, Robert Greenwald and Always For The People (AFTP) Foundation Founder and "Mr. Checkpoint", Sennett Devermont discuss exposing injustice through media, grassroots organizing, and the critical role of white allyship in the fight for racial equality. The… Read More »Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

Clackamas County Equity Coalition Quarterly Workshop

Online

Supporting Equity-Minded Candidates Join the CCEC Quarterly Meeting, April 13, 4:30-6pm via Zoom. Panel participants will share information on supporting equity-minded candidates. Breakout rooms to follow for discussion. Panel Participants Neelam Gupta, member of LO for Love and Lake Oswego School Board Catherine McMullen, member of West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community and Clackamas County… Read More »Clackamas County Equity Coalition Quarterly Workshop

Celebration for Eid (holiday honoring the end of Ramadan)

West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns St, West Linn, OR

West Linn High School's Affinity Club has organized a celebration for Eid (holiday honoring the end of Ramadan) on April 21st at the West Linn Public Library 3:30 - 6:00 pm. Admission is free, and anyone is welcome! There will be food and fun activities like henna available.

Rising Up for Human Dignity: Justice and Repair

Framing Forgiveness This panel will feature local community leaders who will complicate their quests for Justice, examining the nature of Forgiveness as illustrated in the book, The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limitations of Forgiveness, by Simon Wiesenthal. Panelists will be invited to speak about their journeys to right the historic and current harms suffered… Read More »Rising Up for Human Dignity: Justice and Repair

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Vanport Mosaic Festival

2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the flood that destroyed Vanport, once Oregon’s second-largest city and the largest WWII federal housing project in the United States. Join us for the 8th Vanport Mosaic Festival, our annual memory activism celebration to REmember, REpair, REclaim, and RE-imagine our collective story. Let’s commemorate together the 75th anniversary of… Read More »Vanport Mosaic Festival

Madaraka Day: Kenyan Independence Day Celebration

West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns St, West Linn, OR

Madaraka Day ("Internal self rule" or Self-Governance Day) is a national holiday that is celebrated annually on June 1 in the Republic of Kenya. It commemorates the day in 1963 that Kenya attained internal self rule after being a British colony since 1920. Join students from West Linn High School’s Affinity Club to learn more… Read More »Madaraka Day: Kenyan Independence Day Celebration

Join the West Linn Alliance at the Family Fest on Sept. 9

Family Fest 21231 Johnson Rd, West Linn

The West Linn Alliance will have a booth at the Stafford Hamlet 5th Annual Family Fest. Come to the festival and have a great time with games, music, and community. Don't forget to visit the corn maze and be sure to stop by the West Linn Alliance booth and say, Hi! See you there!  … Read More »Join the West Linn Alliance at the Family Fest on Sept. 9

BLACK HISTORY 101 MOBILE MUSEUM

The Historic Alberta House, 5131 NE 23rd, Portland, OR 97211 5131 NE 23rd, Portland, Oregon

~Free and open to the public~ WHEN: Friday, January 5; Saturday, January 6, 2024  WHERE: The Historic Alberta House, 5131 NE 23rd, Portland, OR 97211 Historic Alberta House and Vanport Mosaic are thrilled to welcome back to Portland visionary educator and scholar Dr. Khalid el-Hakim and his Black History 101 Mobile Museum. Join us for… Read More »BLACK HISTORY 101 MOBILE MUSEUM

Equality Versus Equity

1507 11th Street 1507 11th Street, Oregon City, OR

On Sunday January 14,  you can join a discussion of Equality vs Equity at the Unite Oregon City monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 1:00 pm at 1507 11th Street, Oregon City Tori Blackwell, chairperson of the Clackamas County's Leaders in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will be facilitating the discussion. You can read Tori's recent… Read More »Equality Versus Equity

Housing and Belonging

Clackamas Community College Wilsonville Campus 29353 SW Town Center Loop E, Wilsonville, OR

An Intentional Dialogue with Wilsonville Alliance for Inclusive Community (Hosted by Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Facilitator Reeva Wortel) January 17, 2024 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Clackamas Community College Wilsonville Campus 29353 SW Town Center Loop E RSVP REQUESTED BY JANUARY 10, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH US AT: CONNECT@WILSONVILLEALLIANCE.ORG