Celebrate Black History Month this February

The City of Lake Oswego presents this webpage to celebrate Black voices and Black History month. Below you will find information regarding the federally recognized holiday, community events and other resources! 

Lake Oswego Events:

Events in the Metro Area: 

African Americans and the Arts

The Official theme of 2024 Black History Month is African Americans and the Arts. 

For more information on this year’s Black History theme of African Americans and the Arts please visit, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Here you will find more information about this year's Black History Month's theme.    

Black History Month Virtual Festival

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History will be hosting a month long virtual festival celebrating Black History. The festival includes author talks, panel discussions and film screenings please visit, Black History Month Virtual Festival for a schedule of events. 

Support Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations! 

Make a pledge this Black History Month to support locally owned Black businesses and organizations! Mercatus or The Black American Chamber of Commerce for directories of Black Owned Businesses in the Portland Metro area. 

Restaurants 

Organizations

Health and Housing 

Contact Information

Guilian del Rio

Equity Program Manager

gdelrio@lakeoswego.city