Monthly Archives: September 2012

Maya Angelou visits Portland

Tuesday, October 30th. 7:30pm. One Show Only! @ the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. With Musical Guests: Brown Sisters. Tickets $35 and up. Call ticketwest: 1-800-992-TIXX (8499). Online: http://www.uniquelives.com

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Lift Every Voice: The Black LGBTQ Oregon Experience

On National Coming Out day PFLAG Portland Black Chapter and the Urban League of Portland will host an event to celebrate the collaboration of these two social justice organizations.  Black PFLAG and ULPDX have partnered on a community survey which would lift the … Continue reading

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“Why am I compelled to write?… Because the world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp … Continue reading

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hanabonanza

We were soooo bummed when one of our core group members (Hannah Eko) had to relocate to New York City for her job. We really miss her and still find ways to keep her connected to our woc zinester community! Hannah recently started a blog … Continue reading

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WOC Action Team

Portland State University Women’s Resource Center has many action teams (Reproductive Justice Rights, Men in the Movement, Women Veterans, etc). The WOC Action Team provides a safe space for women of color students on campus, an opportunity to network with allies, and fun/empowering events.  The … Continue reading

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Women of Color Zine Workshops 2012-2013

It was four years ago when I (Tonya) started the monthly zine workshops for women of color. I got the idea after attending the Portland Zine Symposium and wanting to connect with other WOC zinesters. I later lead a workshop at the … Continue reading

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