Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians
February 25, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | St. Johns Center for Opportunity
8250 N. Lombard St., Portland OR 97203
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.
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