In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…
News: Racial Justice
After five years of outstanding leadership in our Youth Program, and later our Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program, our own Jessica Lee is moving on to become a full-time student and pursue her passion around health science. We wish her well, and look forward to finding the next manager to lead our racial justice […]
The Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program at Basic Rights Oregon is focused on addressing racism, centralizing LGBT people of color in each of our programs, and being an organizational ally to racial justice work.
Peter Molof joined Standing Together nearly six months ago and quickly became a leader within the cohort. I asked Peter to share with us why he does what he does. We can all take a lesson from Peter on how to “let the sun shine in.”
A coalition of community based organizations presented findings from the 2011 Legislative session, evaluating lawmakers commitment to advancing opportunity and closing disparities affecting Oregonians, particularly Oregonians of color.
Maurice Evans is the HIV Prevention Specialist for Cascade AIDS Project and works specifically with Communities of Color. I sat down with him to discuss his work and our community. Check out the complete interview!
On November 11th LGBT people of color, their family, and friends were invited to an intimate evening with the families featured in the three videos created for the Our Families community education campaign.
Our Families is a community-based education project that raises the visibility, experiences and public support of LGBT families of color within predominately straight communities of color.
Causa, Oregon’s largest Latino organization and one of Basic Rights’ closest and strongest coalition partners, will be showcasing their LGBT work and the importance of and history behind creating alliances and conversations between Oregon’s LGBT and Latino community.