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Lewis & Clark is a dynamic and culturally vibrant campus. We invite you to learn more about our community and to join us in exploring identity and sharing an intercultural exchange of ideas and traditions.
Meet Lori Pompa, Founder and Executive Director or the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Find out how L&C is expanding our presence at Columbia River Correctional Institute and get involved.L&C students who are committed to racial justice work won’t have to choose between paying bills or pursuing their passion. The Office of Equity and Inclusion launched its inaugural Racial Justice Internship Program this summer by giving students a paid stipend to work with a local Portland organization. The community partnership is unique in its interactive nature—instead of simply being assigned a student, these organizations were involved in the entire vetting and application process. We asked the program’s students about their experiences and the valuable insights they gained working with their community partner organizations.Mitch Tsai, ’10, says his firm can’t keep up with public interest demands
from California’s housing affordability crisis and greenhouse gas reduction targets.Associate Dean of Students in the Division of Student Life Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer will serve as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Social Change and Community Involvement.Stacey Kim, Director of Marketing and Communications, has been helping her colleagues navigate this new working world while making an extra effort to provide support on a personal level.A victim of extraordinary injustice himself, Calvin Duncan pursued an unjust law for others, all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and won. Now he’s a first-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School.The Oregon Writing Project brings educators together to build antiracist curriculum and transform their own teaching expertise into scholarly research.Jessica Gutierrez ’21 was selected for a two-year fellowship with the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) which will begin in September.
Lewis & Clark College is proud to announce this year’s speaker at the virtual 148th commencement ceremony of the College of Arts and Sciences will be the Honorable Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. The Ambassador was nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 2021.Visual Arts and Technology Program Manager Tammy Jo Wilson has founded a nonprofit called Art in Oregon.Akriti Bhargava ’22 is the recipient of the 2021 Harpole Memorial Scholarship.
ONE L&C Engagement Committee exists in support of our coworkers and the L&C community. During this time, we would like to express our whole-hearted support for our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander and BIPOC coworkers and students. We embrace anti-racist work at the college and reject violence against our community members.
Our committee is fueled by all members of the L&C team of employees. Please consider suggesting engagement-related programming or support that you would like to see at the college.Román D. Hernández ’00, and adjunct professor Barbara Creel received the Spirit of Excellence award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.
- EVENTSSeptember 28The Art for Social Change committee meets weekly to discuss ways and means of creating and supporting anti-racist and social justice events on our campus and beyond using art for healing.September 28We create intentional and affirming space for LGBTQIAA + students to explore their queer identities as well as their spiritual journeys, whether religious, spiritual, atheist, or anywhere in between.October 1Please join us online October 1 at 3:00pm for the Johannah Sherrer Memorial Lecture in Library Service, featuring a panel discussion on “Collecting Representative History: Building Community Archives”.October 4Join the Fall Weekly Equity Challenge, hosted by the Division of Student Life DEI Committee.October 5The Art for Social Change committee meets weekly to discuss ways and means of creating and supporting anti-racist and social justice events on our campus and beyond using art for healing.October 5We create intentional and affirming space for LGBTQIAA + students to explore their queer identities as well as their spiritual journeys, whether religious, spiritual, atheist, or anywhere in between.October 9Seeking L&C student Volunteers to assist with the Cully Community Festival.October 12The Art for Social Change committee meets weekly to discuss ways and means of creating and supporting anti-racist and social justice events on our campus and beyond using art for healing.
Equity and Inclusion is located in room 257A of Templeton Campus Center on the undergraduate Campus.
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