2/6/12 - 10:09 am
The Diverse and Empowered Employees of Portland (DEEP) present damali ayo a one hour presentation on how, "You Can Fix Racism!"
2/2/12 - 10:16 am
The Employees of Color & the Managers of Color are presenting Unchained Memories-The Slave Narratives in a two part showing because the film is 75 minutes long. The second part will be shown on Feb. 29th at the N.E. Health Center on MLK.
If you would like to attend this film please ask your supervisors to attend on your own time.
Northeast Portland Black History Month lecture to explore how Emanuel Hospital's expansion destroyed a neighborhood.
2/2/12 - 9:41 am
Portland State University instructor Felicia Williams will give a presentation on how Emanuel Hospital's expansion destroyed a black neighborhood in Northeast Portland in the 1960's and 1970's. Included in the 25 minutes presentation will be perspectives of displaced residents who told their stories in oral history interviews and Williams will also reveal the contents of a recently discoverd confidential document regarding the neighborhoods demise.
Black History Month: Book Club Event "Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness", by Michelle Alexander
1/31/12 - 4:00 pm
Come join us for a equity discussion you will not want to miss! As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status, much like their grandparents before them.
1/27/12 - 1:07 pm
The Employees of Color are presenting the movie entitled, "Black List Volume 2" directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and written by Journalist Elvis Mitchell.
1/24/12 - 11:12 am
Say Hey events are held quarterly. At each Say Hey, PiD recognizes honorees of color who have recently moved to the Oregon and SW Washington. Community leaders, corporate and public sector leaders, community organizations and other individuals attend Say Hey to help make the honorees feel welcome and more connected to their new community. Everyone is welcome to attend Say Hey!