Tag: "racial justice"

What Love Means To Basic Rights Oregon

What Love Means To Basic Rights Oregon

February 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

bell hooks once wrote, “without justice there can be no love.”  Share with us what #LoveMeans to you…

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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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Thanks for joining us!

Thanks for joining us!

August 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art!  Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!

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Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

August 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hugely excited to be having KOKUMỌ join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here! 

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington!

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington!

August 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

On August 24th thousands will gather in Downtown Portland to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and rally around issues of social justice. 

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Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon supports the HB 2611 Cultural Competency bill because it is the right thing to do and at the core of our social justice values.

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Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team.  But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.

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Portland Black Pride 2012

Portland Black Pride 2012

June 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Things are heating up and this year and we are bringing the heat.  That is why the theme for Portland Black Pride 2012 is Fire!

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We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

May 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon stands proudly in solidarity with CeCe McDonald, an African American trans woman sentenced to 41 months in prison for defending herself in a violent attack .

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