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Women’s History Month: Oregon Edition

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March 2022 – Happy Women's History Month. The month of March is a time to reflect and celebrate the contributions women have made throughout history in the United States. Unfortunately, history has oftentimes overlooked and undervalued women who have made…

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Equity Conversations | Black Achievement and Anti-Blackness: An Intersectional Understanding of Oregon Black History

February 16, 2022 – In honor of Black History Month, Carmen Thompson, Ph.D., provided an intersectional lens to anti-Blackness and Black achievement in Oregon. Dr. Thompson is an independent scholar and historian of race and the Black experience in America.…

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Breakfast for Champions | Blueprint for Racial Equity in the Workplace and Beyond

February 4, 2022 – More than 210 people learned about a new tool called the CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity, a bold multi-year plan to meaningfully activate the private sector as a partner in achieving racial equity in the United…

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Breakfast for Champions | Building Racial Equity for Long-Term, Sustainable Change

January 27, 2022 – Members learned how to develop a racial equity analysis and expand organizational resiliency for long-term, sustainable change at January's Breakfast for Champions. Julie Nelson, Senior Vice President of Programs at Race Forward, led participants through an…

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Lunar New Year, Rev. Dr. King Jr., and DEI Efforts

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February 3, 2022 – Happy Lunar New Year to all who celebrate! This is the Year of the Tiger. People who were born in the Year of the Tiger are said to be ambitious, courageous, and generous with the desire…

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