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Race and Place Conversation

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How does Oregon ’s history of  racism influence our present and how can understanding historic and current impacts of racism in Oregon contribute to our sense of place and vision of the future?  How can diversity and inclusion create thriving communities?

White Ally Toolkit @ SE Uplift

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How does a white person who aspires to be an ally against racism talk to their friends and families who are in denial about racism against people of color? RSVP REQUIRED

Earth Day: Day of Service & Litter Pick-Up

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We are hosting a brand new event, Earth Day; A Day of Service that is POC led to support picking up some of our forgotten streets around St. Francis. (around 11th & Oak St) and building community through shifting a lens of what service looks like.

The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon

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FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN OREGON The February 26th  event is part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project. Global displacement is on the rise, thanks to intractable conflicts, economics, and climate change. Oregonians have and will continue to see the results of international migration in our neighborhoods. How might we build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities? Participants will consider questions of up-rootedness, hospitality, identity, perception and… Read More »The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon

Dessert Open House

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We welcome all of our neighbors and partners to a casual dessert and coffee mixer.

Welcoming Our Neighbors

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Welcoming Our Neighbors from All Over the World There are some people who want to build walls. And others who want to build bridges. If you’re a bridge builder, People-Places-Things (P-P-T) would like to invite you to help us make Portland a more welcoming place for immigrants & refugees, newcomers, and other non-native speakers of English. We are providing free cross-cultural facilitation training to Portlanders through Southeast Uplift. Are you… Read More »Welcoming Our Neighbors

Beyond Invitation: How do we Create Inclusive Communities?

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More and more organizations and communities are working toward being inclusive. Join us for Beyond Invitation: How Do We Create Inclusive Communities, a free conversation with Rachel Bernstein on Wednesday, January 17th.