Portland United Against Hate
The Center for Community Engagement has received a grant from the City of Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Management and Finance, Special Appropriations for Portland United Against Hate.
Our upcoming project, Friend, Neighbor, Ally: Community Response and Supportive Engagement with those Targeted by Hate and Bias, will be in collaboration with the Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center.
The CCE will offer a series of workshops that will be free and open to the public. These workshops will provide attendees with information, skills and resources to support them in acting in resistance to hate and bias.
Workshops will be offered between February and June 2018. Workshop scheduling is currently underway–check back soon for more details and online registration!
Workshops and Presentations to Include:
- Connecting Across Differences: Moving Beyond Hate, Indifference, and Tolerance with Intercultural Communication, Cheryl Forster, PsyD, Therapist, Supervisor, and Coordinator of Diversity and the Psychology Internship, Center for Student Health and Counseling, Portland State University, Owner and Intercultural Trainer at Bookmark Connections.
Friend, Neighbor, Ally: Community Response and Supportive Engagement with those Targeted by Hate and Bias.Panelists will include:
- Michael Braxton, MBA, MSW, CADC III, CGAC I, CRM, CSWA, Executive Director of the Empowerment Clinic Inc
- Jaboa Lake, MS ABD, Graduate Research Assistant/Doctoral Student, Applied Social Psychology, Portland State University
- Shweta Moorthy, Researcher, Coalition of Communities of Color
- Karin Moscon, Civil Rights Education Specialist, Oregon Department of Education
- Moderated by Janet Steverson, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Lewis & Clark College
- Knowledge is Power: Your Legal Rights in a Time of Uncertainty, Aliza Kaplan, JD, Professor of Law, Director, Criminal Justice Reform Clinic, Lewis & Clark Law School
- Hearing in Silence & Listening Past Noise: Creating a Foundation for Advocacy at First Contact, Meg Garvin, MA, JD, Executive Director, National Crime Victim Law Institute
- Intersections of Hate: Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF), the Alt-Right and Extremist Ideology, Jenn Burleton and Kit Crosland, TransActive Gender Center
- Reframing Racism: Language and Tools for Advancing Equity, Center for Equity and Inclusion, Presenters TBA
- Anti-Discrimination Response Training (ART): A Social-Emotional Learning Workshop for Active Listening, Lina Darwich, PhD, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and Adam Zarakov, MA, MAT, Middle School Language Arts Teacher, Trillium Public Charter School
- Acting as Partners in Resistance to Ableism and Violence, Patricia Berne, Co-Founder, Executive and Artistic Director of Sins Invalid
- “I’m Scared and Angry”: Using Neuroscience and Intercultural Skills to Engage Effectively, Cheryl Forster, PsyD, Therapist, Supervisor, and Coordinator of Diversity and the Psychology Internship, Center for Student Health and Counseling, Portland State University, Owner and Intercultural Trainer at Bookmark Connections.
- Transgender in America: Looking Back and Moving Forward, Jenn Burleton and Kit Crosland, TransActive Gender Center
- The Origins and Mutations of Racism: Understanding History to Change the Future, Reiko Hillyer, PhD, Assistant Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College
- Places of Remembrance: Legislation and Human Rights in the Third Reich and the U.S. Today, April Slabosheski, MA, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
- Interrupting Injustice: Teachable Moments, John Lenssen, Adjunct Professor, University of Oregon and Lewis & Clark College, and Hector Roche, Consultant, former Senior Equity Manager, Portland Public Schools
- Recognizing and Responding to Hate/Bias: Counselors as Points of Contact and Agents of Change, Teresa McDowell, EdD, Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College
- Managing Compassion Fatigue and Burnout, Evan Dumas, MA, Support Coordinator, Oregon Counseling Association, Burnout Counselor and Mental Health Humorist
This project is supported by the City of Portland, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Management and Finance, Special Appropriations for Portland United Against Hate. The content is solely the responsibility of the grantee and does not necessarily represent the official views of the City of Portland.