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2018 Programming

February 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018 1-5 p.m.
Friend, Neighbor, Ally: Community Response and Supportive Engagement with those Targeted by Hate and Bias. Moderated by Janet Steverson, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Lewis & Clark College

Panelists included:

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

 

March 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Recognizing and Responding to Hate/Bias: Counselors as Points of Contact and Agents of Change  
Teresa McDowell, EdD, LMFT, Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1-4 p.m.
“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.

Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Transgender in America: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Jenn Burleton, TransActive Gender Center

 

April 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 1-4 p.m.
The Origins and Mutations of Racism: Understanding History to Change the Future
Reiko Hillyer, PhD, Assistant Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m.
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

Friday, April 27, 2018, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
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

 

May 2018

May 2-4 (Session A), May 18-20 (Session B) 2018
Reframing Racism: Language and Tools for Advancing Equity
Center for Equity and Inclusion

Friday, May 4, 2018, 1-5 p.m.
Acting as Partners in Resistance to Ableism and Violence  
Patricia Berne, Co-Founder, Executive and Artistic Director of 
Sins Invalid

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 1-5 p.m.
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

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 5:30-8 p.m.
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

 

June 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018, 1-5 p.m. 
Intersections of Hate: Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF), the Alt-Right and Extremist Ideology
Jenn Burleton, TransActive Gender Center

Friday, June 15, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Managing Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
Evan Dumas, MA, Support Coordinator, Oregon Counseling Association, Burnout Counselor and Mental Health Humorist