News: Racial Justice

Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

May 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is proud to be part of the Strong Families campaign and is joining with organizations, families and mamas across the nation to Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

March 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.

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SHARING OUR STORIES

SHARING OUR STORIES

March 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

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…

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Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

February 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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BASIC RIGHTS HAS A NEW MONTHLY RACIAL JUSTICE NEWSLETTER!

BASIC RIGHTS HAS A NEW MONTHLY RACIAL JUSTICE NEWSLETTER!

February 2, 2012 | Comments (1)

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.

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STANDING TOGETHER: PETER

STANDING TOGETHER: PETER

February 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.”

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Racial Equity Report Released

Racial Equity Report Released

January 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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DOING THE WORK EVERYDAY

DOING THE WORK EVERYDAY

December 7, 2011 | Comments (1)

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!

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