Category: Community Outreach

“Mass Incarceration and Race in Oregon” Beyond 13th: Community Panel Discussion

[ May 9, 2018; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Light dinner at 5 | Panel at 5:30
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL
1175 E. 29th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405

SHOWING UP FOR RACIAL JUSTICE SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE invites our community to a forum with speakers from around the state who will deepen our understanding of the problem of mass incarceration and prepare us to take action. We are honored to include panelists […]

Joy Harjo Interview: UO Today

 
 

Oregon Humanities Center
Published on Feb 15, 2018
Joy Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is a poet, musician, and author. She is the Professor and Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Harjo discusses and reads her poetry. Her eight books of poetry include the recent Conflict Resolution for Holy […]

AAUW of Oregon offers 2 scholarships to National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

January 23, 2018—Applications are still open for two scholarships being offered by AAUW of Oregon for the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. Application: https://aauw-or.aauw.net/files/2017/11/2018-NCCWSL-app.pdf

 Please check out all of the details about the conference at AAUW.org.

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), the nation’s premier conference for college women. It is a transformative […]

PSU’s 15th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Program

[ February 21, 2018; ] The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of your community and school to apply for our 15th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Program!

Thank you so much for encouraging women students in your life to lead. We know that women often don’t self-select into leadership, so having teachers […]

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 […]