News: Racial Justice
We had a wonderful and interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement.
Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.
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…
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.