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Oregon City: Clackamas County Equity Roundtable May 21

Clackamas County Equity Roundtable is an opportunity for local residents to learn more about issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) in our local communities and county as a whole. Representatives from local government, public education, transportation services, and workforce development will speak on their organizations’ roles in advancing DEIA in their internal practices and in their service to the public. Participants are invited to ask questions about specific efforts around DEIA in these particular settings, and ask general questions about terms, concepts, or issues related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Participants will receive a list of resources for further exploration. Registration is free.

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Eugene: Building Community Resilience—A Call to Action May 21

Join LaneKids and the Lane Early Learning Alliance for an evening with Wendy Ellis, DrPh, MPH, Project Director of the Building Community Resilience collaborative at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Dr. Ellis will share information and lessons learned from the Building Community Resilience (BCR) Iniative currently being tested in five major metropolitan areas, including Portland, Oregon. Registration is free and Spanish language translation is available.

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Portland: Gabriel Park Inclusive Playground Open House May 22

Help design a new inclusive playground at Gabriel Park in SW Portland! Stop by the second open house to give your input on three concepts. Refreshments will be provided, and kids are encouraged to attend.

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Portland: Portland Mercado 4th Year Anniversary May 25

Join May 25 from 12-7pm for the Mercado’s 4th year anniversary celebration. Dream 4 More is a reflection of our community’s hopes, aspirations and resilience in the face of uncertain times. Come with the whole family to enjoy live music, art, kids activities and authentically diverse flavors. All ages, all backgrounds are welcome.

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Portland: Institutional Equity II: Leading change, shifting systems May 30

In Institutional Equity I, learn about an equity framework and analyze how your organization’s values and practices drive your outcomes. In Session II, jump right into exploring common racial inequities in the workplace and concrete shifts your organization can make right now. In this training, get support in navigating the complexities and challenges of trying to shift organizational systems in several ways. Registration is required, pay as you are able.

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