Why Race Matters Series
Date: November 13 - November 17 Location: Law Campus
Why Race Matters Series: The Intersection of Racial and Environmental Justice
McCarty, Room 4, Monday, November 13th, 12:10 PM
Join NLG, BLSA, MLSA and NEDC for day one of Why Race Matters week! Sam Baraso, senior policy analyst at Multnomah County, will present on the history of the environmental justice movement, and how racial justice and environmental justice movements intersect in policy and practice. Tasty lunch provided with vegan options!
Why Race Matters Series: Institutional Racism, Displacement, and Gentrification in PDX
Wood Hall, Room 8, Tuesday, November 14th, 12:10 PM
Market forces, shmarket forces! It’s about race and class. Come learn more about Portland’s history of institutional racism, gentrification, and displacement from Dr. Lisa Bates of the Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning at PSU. Sponsored by NLG, BLSA, MLSA, and WLC. Delicious lunch provided with vegan options!
“Opt In to Race Forward” Part III [Sponsored by the SBA]
McCarty, Room 3, Wednesday, November 15th, 12:10 PM
Interactive workshop hosted by L&C Law alums Kasia Rutledge and Rakeem Washington. (See announcements for more details!)
Why Race Matters Series: Anti-Black Racism on Campus, Incidents and Responses to White Supremacy
McCarty, Room 7, Thursday, November 16th, 12:10 PMCome hear from current and former students about incidents of anti-Blackness on campus, subsequent responses, and assessments of what’s being done to confront white supremacy. Sponsored by NLG, BLSA, MLSA and OUTLaw. Lunch with vegan options!