October 16th, 2014
4:00pm - 5:15pm:
Leadership for Social Change workshop
What does leadership have to do with social change?
October 7th, 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Action Tools for Allies
Microaggressions are the commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, and environmental insults, both intentional and unintentional, that communicate negative slights to a person or group, based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion (Sue, 2010). They can have profound cumulative mental and physical impacts on individuals and institutional climate.
This 90 minute workshop will introduce participants to microaggressions. We will also practice and develop fundamental skills for recognizing and interrupting microaggressions on campus, in the classroom and in ourselves.
5:00pm - 6:30pm:
Speaker Event: Native Americans and Protected Areas
Native Americans and Protected Areas: Translating Differences in Natural and Cultural Resource Management
September 29th, 2014
An Evening with Poet Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin (陈美玲) is a prominent Chinese American poet and writer, an activist and feminist, an editor and Professor of English. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Oregon, her books have become Asian American classics and are taught in classrooms all over the world. Marilyn Chin’s work is a frequent subject of academic research and literary criticism. She has read her poetry at the Library of Congress. In addition to teaching in the MFA program at San Diego State University, she serves as a mentor on the international faculty of the City University of Hong Kong’s low-residency MFA program, the first of its kind in Asia. Please join us in the Chapel for a special evening with Marilyn Chin!
September 18th, 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the Difference?
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the difference among these terms? Which one(s) do you use and why? Which one(s) have been used to describe you?
Join community activist Sean Aaron Cruz for an engaging discussion and history of each of these terms. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Free and open to everyone.
This event is part of the IME’s Heritage Month programming.
September 17th, 2014
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland is a dialogue between former Portland Mayor Sam Adams (a gay liberal) and Evangelical Christian leader Kevin Palau. They will discuss how they became “post-polarized” in order to serve the city of Portland together and get some very important community action accomplished.
September 12th, 2014
IME Tweet Up
Are you on twitter? Want to connect with other people on twitter? Come meet @DiversityatLC IRL (in real life) and find out how we are planning on using twitter this year. We’d love to introduce the #IMEatLC and #IMEchat projects to you! Come to the tweet-up and gain some more followers!
September 11th, 2014
PUB: Art Build!
Art build with the Pluralism and Unity Board (PUB). Come create art in a community space! Use a variety of art supplies as a medium to reflect on and share your identity, culture, and values.
5:30pm - 7:00pm:
Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action
Please join Lewis & Clark Professor Reiko Hillyer, S. Bobbin Singh, J.D., Executive Director Oregon Justice Resource Center, and community activists Giovanni Blair McKenzie and Lakeitha Elliott for “Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action.” Each panelist will share information; then, we will shift to community conversation about reactions and action steps we each can take. This event is free and open to the public.
September 10th, 2014
11:30am - 1:00pm:
Professionals of Color and Allies Lunch
Please join us for a lunch reception for Lewis & Clark College’s Professionals of Color and Allies*. The luncheon is an opportunity to connect with new and familiar colleagues, share resources, and network. *Allies are defined as white-identified people who actively work for racial justice.