Category: Community Outreach

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha
Here is the link to the video on the UO Channel: https://media.uoregon.edu/channel/archives/12247
This lecture took place on October 12, 2017 at Lillis Hall on the University of Oregon campus to packed audience. 
The Black History slides developed by Walidah Imarisha can […]

Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico

CSWS Editor’s Note: Alaí Reyes-Santos is a CSWS faculty affiliate and an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies.
Source: Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico
By Alaí Reyes-Santos
For The Register-Guard
SEPT. 28, 2017—Puerto Rico is an archipelago in the Caribbean and a U.S. territory since 1898. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, serve in the […]

UO committed to keeping promise to Dreamers

Like many, we are reeling in the wake of the decision announced by the Trump administration to end the DACA program. This decision undermines the missions of our community colleges, universities and public schools, and will damage our local, state and national economies.
Source: UO committed to keeping promise to Dreamers
UO committed to keeping promise to […]

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 3

[ October 3, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]  
The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs invite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.
New and current faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend this event to welcome new women faculty to campus, which will be an […]

“Our Stories, Our Communities” puts UO’s diversity on display

Source: ‘Our Stories, Our Communities’ puts UO’s diversity on display | Around the O
July 26, 2017—“A continuing online photography exhibit, ‘Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,’ is giving the campus community an opportunity to reflect on the powerful and unique stories of UO members who come from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
“The exhibit celebrates the strengths and […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena

Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena | Around the O
February 7, 2017—“Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for his willingness to shine an uncompromising light on uncomfortable subjects.
“When the National Book Award-winning author of the 2016-17 UO Common Reading selection ‘Between the World and Me’ took the stage Friday evening to a […]