News: Racial Justice

CALL FOR PERFORMERS: Front and Center 2014

CALL FOR PERFORMERS: Front and Center 2014

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Our Racial Justice and Alliance Building program and  Transgender Justice program are soliciting submissions for our July 2014 performance showcase “Front and Center”, which highlights Transgender People of Color (TPOC) artists! 

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Reflections on the Racial Equity Report Card: Impacts on LGBT People of Color

Reflections on the Racial Equity Report Card: Impacts on LGBT People of Color

April 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Read more on how the policies within the Racial Equity Report Card have an exponentially greater impact on LGBT people of color and their families.  

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DEADLINE EXTENDED (3/24): Racial Justice and Alliance Building Organizer with Basic Rights Oregon

DEADLINE EXTENDED (3/24): Racial Justice and Alliance Building Organizer with Basic Rights Oregon

March 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Click here to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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Communities of Color Speakers Bureau

Communities of Color Speakers Bureau

February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Check out the Communities of Color Speakers Bureau trainings with Basic Rights Oregon and Oregon United for Marriage.

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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

January 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

January 20th is a holiday that continues to be celebrated as day on, not a day off.  It is a day of service to live out our values and reflect on our goals towards furthering racial justice in 2014.

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Facing Race: the 2013 Oregon Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity

Facing Race: the 2013 Oregon Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity

January 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

We are proud to endorse this multi-issue assessment of the 2013 legislative session, evaluating lawmakers’ commitment to advancing opportunity and addressing disparities affecting Oregonians of color.  Read more!

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Communities of Color United for Marriage

Communities of Color United for Marriage

December 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon, Western States Center and Oregon United for Marriage recently launched Communities of Color for Marriage to ensure communities of color are represented and engaged in the Oregon United for Marriage campaign to win the freedom to marry in Oregon.

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Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

November 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 is now available from The Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation and Basic Rights Oregon! 

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TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

October 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013. 

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