Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians
June 25, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. | Hillsboro Public Library Brookwood Branch
2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro OR 97124
In 2015, Oregon’s population exceeded 4 million people. Not only are we growing in number, we’re also changing demographically. Considering that Oregon has a history of racial exclusion, these changes prompt questions about Oregonian identity and values. How do we build communities that welcome people of all backgrounds? How are minority and under-represented populations included and treated today? Drawing on the diverse histories and backgrounds of participants, Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian and how can we create inclusive communities. Read more.
Jennifer Giovanetti at (503) 615-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org