September 29th, 2014
An Evening with Poet Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin (陈美玲) is a prominent Chinese American poet and writer, an activist and feminist, an editor and Professor of English. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Oregon, her books have become Asian American classics and are taught in classrooms all over the world. Marilyn Chin’s work is a frequent subject of academic research and literary criticism. She has read her poetry at the Library of Congress. In addition to teaching in the MFA program at San Diego State University, she serves as a mentor on the international faculty of the City University of Hong Kong’s low-residency MFA program, the first of its kind in Asia. Please join us in the Chapel for a special evening with Marilyn Chin!
September 18th, 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the Difference?
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the difference among these terms? Which one(s) do you use and why? Which one(s) have been used to describe you?
Join community activist Sean Aaron Cruz for an engaging discussion and history of each of these terms. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Free and open to everyone.
This event is part of the IME’s Heritage Month programming.
September 17th, 2014
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland is a dialogue between former Portland Mayor Sam Adams (a gay liberal) and Evangelical Christian leader Kevin Palau. They will discuss how they became “post-polarized” in order to serve the city of Portland together and get some very important community action accomplished.
September 11th, 2014
5:30pm - 7:00pm:
Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action
Please join Lewis & Clark Professor Reiko Hillyer, S. Bobbin Singh, J.D., Executive Director Oregon Justice Resource Center, and community activists Giovanni Blair McKenzie and Lakeitha Elliott for “Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action.” Each panelist will share information; then, we will shift to community conversation about reactions and action steps we each can take. This event is free and open to the public.
September 10th, 2014
11:30am - 1:00pm:
Professionals of Color and Allies Lunch
Please join us for a lunch reception for Lewis & Clark College’s Professionals of Color and Allies*. The luncheon is an opportunity to connect with new and familiar colleagues, share resources, and network. *Allies are defined as white-identified people who actively work for racial justice.
September 6th, 2014
4:00pm - 6:00pm:
MOSAIC Welcome (Back) BBQ
Multicultural Organizations Seeking an Inclusive Community invites you to a BBQ. Come learn more about our student organizations: the Asian Student Union, Black Student Union, Gente Latina Unidad, and Native Student Union! *FREE food, ice-cream, raffle prizes, and t-shirts!
2:00pm - 3:00pm:
What is the department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement and what do we do? Come find out and see what we have to offer! Come meet the staff, our peer mentors, and student groups. Learn more about our community and upcoming programs for the year! *FREE IME swag and t-shirts!
May 29th, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm:
ONABEN: Trading at the River
ONABEN – Our Native American Business Network, is a non-profit, public-benefit corporation created by Northwest Tribes to increase the success of private businesses owned by Native Americans. ONABEN offers training and support focused on developing entrepreneurship in Native communities. Modeled after traditional gatherings, our annual conference, Trading at the River, brings together old ways and new opportunities.
May 27-29, 2014. Onaben’s 12th annual small business conference and Native marketplace. The marketplace is open to all students and faculty of Lewis & Clark (and to the general public), May 29 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
April 21st, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm:
BREAK THE SILENCE: AAPI Activism & Feminism
Tired of the tropes that plague Asian American communities? Come to this workshop about AAPI activism and feminism, focusing on exploring and deconstructing the masculine and feminine tropes within AAPI communities!
April 12th, 2014
Salsa de Fiesta
Come join us for a night of salsa dancing - free dance lessons, open dance, and a DJ all night. Food, drinks, and $150 worth of prizes - you don’t want to miss out on this cultural experience!