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October 2019

Wine & Funishment

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
Free

M. Matthews is a Portland-based artist, illustrator, photographer and political activist, just like everyone else who lives here. Matthews' daily drawings of political and social commentary have been rejected by The New Yorker on a weekly basis for the past 3 years. Matthews is best known for her clever installations, deemed Creative Curiosities, a line of interactive art pieces that blend both popular and unpopular culture. "Wine & Funishment" is a ONE NIGHT ONLY, NOT TO BE MISSED exhibition of…

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The Coming Out Monologues 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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$15

The Coming Out Monologues are a collection of stories authored and performed by LGBTQ Oregonians. These stories are a representation of our diverse and unique experiences from people who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, queer, non-binary, or as an ally. This is a rare opportunity to hear fierce, moving, emotional, funny, inspiring, and uplifting coming out stories from our community. Tickets are $15 and can be found here: https://bit.ly/2JR3Yrw Doors open at 7 pm. Directed by Ted deChatelet…

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What Is Cultural Appropriation?

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
Free

What Is Cultural Appropriation? issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Power dynamics influence who benefits from certain cultural experience, and—given the global nature of our world—parts of our individual and cultural identities are shaped by cultures other than our own. How do we make sense of this and what effect does it have on us as individuals and as Oregonians? Facilitator Surabhi Mahajan will lead us in a conversation to explore cultural appropriation beyond who’s “allowed” to wear…

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November 2019

What is Cultural Appropriation?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free

Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Power dynamics influence who benefits from certain cultural experience, and—given the global nature of our world—parts of our individual and cultural identities are shaped by cultures other than our own. How do we make sense of this and what effect does it have on us as individuals and as Oregonians? Facilitator Surabhi Mahajan will lead us in a conversation to explore cultural appropriation beyond who’s “allowed” to wear certain clothing or cook…

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Meyer Memorial Trust Equity Speaker Series: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Meyer Memorial Trust and our cohosts, the Coalition of Communities of Color and the Oregon Center for Public Policy are pleased to welcome Reverend Dr. William Barber II as the next speaker in our Equity Speakers Series. Rev. Dr. Barber is a progressive Christian pastor and nationally recognized social justice advocate building a broad-based grassroots movement. Through a lens of ethical and moral treatment of people in social justice, Barber merges moral and activist traditions to create a faith-based framework…

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