Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

April 18, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. | Portland State University School of Social Work

1800 SW Sixth Ave., Portland OR 97201

Most of us believe we are good people. But if we are all good people, with little room for fallibility, who are the people responsible for supporting structural oppression like racism, sexism, and heterosexism? If we hope to be “good,” what are our moral responsibilities in a society of privilege, power, and oppression? Join facilitator Brittany Wake in a discussion that explores the values associated with how we come to establish ourselves as good people and what that means for our potential complicity in perpetuating marginalization. Read more.

This event will take place in Room #660 in the PSU Academic and Student Recreation Center.

Event Sponsors

Portland State University - School of Social Work




Marina Barcelo at (503) 725-5021 or Room location: ASRC 620