Monthly Archives: June 2012

Race Talks – “Fasten Your Seatbelts! It’s Been A Bumpy Ride: Historic Tours of Discrimination.”

Tuesday, July 10, 2012. 7pm-9pm Location: McMenamins Kennedy School Organized By: Donna Maxey, Uniting to Understand Racism, and McMenamins Kennedy School Event Description: …Each month, Kennedy School hosts a presentation on a different topic of ethnicity and racial elements in Oregon history, … Continue reading

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“Till you do right by me, everything you even think about gonna’ fail” Celie

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Ladies Rock Camp

The Ladies Rock Camp (LRC) is a weekend day camp in NE Portland, OR that started as an annual fundraiser for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. LRC is an opportunity for ladies 21 and over to let loose … Continue reading

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Art and Culture Night

“The mission of the Colored Pencils Art and Culture Council is to uphold the dignity of all people by creating an artistically and culturally rich environment where everyone feels safe to express their uniqueness.” Colored Pencils Art and Culture Night. … Continue reading

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN TRI-COUNTY SECTION

WHO:   The National Council of Negro Women was founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune.  Dr. Bethune also, founded the school Bethune-Cookman Collage in Daytona Beach, FL. The Tri-County Section was organized In 1973 and is based in N/NE Portland. WHAT:    … Continue reading

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The New Jim Crow Community Forum

PCC Cascade Campus, Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building Thursday, July 5th. 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The NE New Jim Crow Study Group is hosting a panel based on information from Michelle Alexander’s New York Times best-selling book The New Jim Crow: … Continue reading

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“I just knew there were stories I wanted to tell.” Octavia Butler

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WOC Zine Collective #3 and T-Shirts

The WOC Zine Workshops created another zine collective “Women of Color: How to Live in the City of Roses and Avoid the Pricks” for the symposium. It’s our third issue (“Potpourri”) and can be purchased from the group, Powell’s Bookstore, and In … Continue reading

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Women of Color Zine Symposium 2012

Last summer…the WOC Zine Workshops received a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) to host our own symposium. The event took place Saturday, June 2nd at Portland State University (PSU’s Women’s Resource Center also co-sponsored).  It was a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Women of Color Zine Workshops new blog! It’s an opportunity to stay informed about our upcoming workshops, local WOC artists, and community events. Thank you for supporting us!

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