News and Events
- NEWSOver the last year, in an unrelenting series of episodes with clear racial animus, people of Asian descent have been pushed, beaten, kicked, spit on and called slurs. Homes and businesses have been vandalized. The violence has known no boundaries, spanning generations, income brackets and regions.Ihsaan Mohamed, writer for The PioLog, wrote a story on the Art for Social Change committee at Lewis & Clark.Practical and academic support for protestors within the L&C community and beyond.A free three-part workshop series on how to have more effective conversations by using the REACH method.If you are a prospective, current, or past Lewis & Clark Community Member and would like to make an appointment to chat with a member of the Office of Equity and Inclusion, please use the link below to sign up for our office hours.In June, President Wiewel outlined nine Institutional Commitments the College would pursue as we work to diversify the campus and create an environment where all members of our community are seen, heard, and valued.Anaïs Gurrola ’19 and Sabrina Cerquera ’20 have a conversation about what it means being a first-generation college student.Protests have reached new heights after George Floyd, ”[a] Black man killed at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis on Memorial Day.” However, not all protests have taken place on the streets.
LC Reads: Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become A Good Ancestor by Saad, Layla F.One L&C invites LC faculty and staff to join us in this 28-day challenge for those who identify as having white privilege to do the hard and uncomfortable work necessary to examine privilege and move awareness into action to do better. While this workbook is aimed at those identifying as white, all are welcome to join in this work.
About the book.Links to statements, letters and resources.
Thursday, June 4th Zoom Discussion with Ethnic Studies on Murder of George Floyd and Police ViolenceWe will be hosting a virtual forum on Zoom on Thursday, June 4th noon to 1 pm (PDT) to discuss the murder of George Floyd, police violence, and possible ways to take action. We invite the whole Lewis & Clark community to participate. https://zoom.us/j/94118284908Resources and Support for Continued Anti-Racist Work.The current unrest and uprising in our country, as well as our own backyard, has revealed with greater clarity than ever the divisions of race that continue to harm us. We are compelled to offer a statement to our community that recognizes this moment and calls on us to work together in support of a collective response.
- EVENTSApril 13The 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.April 15Studio Process Sessions are free and open to the public. Facilitators are Lewis & Clark Faculty and Art Therapy Students.until 9:00am on April 16April 15Join other Portlanders for this race dialogue!April 16Studio Process Sessions are free and open to the public. Facilitators are Lewis & Clark Faculty and Art Therapy Students.until 9:00am on April 16April 19For this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness & Action Month, a workshop by melannie monoceros focuses on the value and role of creativity and art in survival.April 20The 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.April 22Studio Process Sessions are free and open to the public. Facilitators are Lewis & Clark Faculty and Art Therapy Students.until 9:00am on April 23April 23until 9:00am on April 23