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Why Race Matters Series

Date: 12:00am PST November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017 Location: Law Campus

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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 PM

Come 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!
Drinks with the President of the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Associaion
Thurs. November 16th, Olive or Twist, 925 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209, 5:00 p.m. 
Come enjoy drinks with the President of the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Association (African-American Bar Association) Alysia Harris. There will also be other African American attorneys in attendance. Ms. Harris specifically would like students to attend to learn about more ways to support Lewis & Clark’s BLSA organization. Please attend.


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