Race & Place: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project - 2/8

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In “Good Morning, Midnight,” Sully and her colleagues in the spacecraft Aether were experts from all over the world: South Africa, Russia, India and the United States. Their diversity was clearly a strength.  Join facilitators Anita Yap and Traci Price for the Race and Place: Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future conversation as we look at the history of racism in Portland and talk about how diversity and inclusion can create thriving communities. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities. 

Anita Yap is the principal and founder of the Multicultural Collaborative, a Portland-based small business consulting group of professionals. The Collaborative provides strategies and services to non-profits, local governments and businesses to engage with diverse communities for equity, capacity building, community visioning, urban design and public policy advocacy. Yap is also a manager with the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

She earned a B.A. in Forestry from Oregon State University and a M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning, Planning Public Policy and Management from the University of Oregon.

Traci Price is a Change Consultant at Portland-based 3 Ways to Change. She consults with the Center for Diversity & the Environment (CDE) and has worked in the environmental non-profit sector, with a focus on education and youth, for most of her career. She has also worked with the North American Association for Environmental Education, Environmental Education Association of Oregon, the Multicultural Collaborative, and Showing Up for Racial Justice.

Traci earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Vermont and a M.A. in Kinesiology/Sports Psychology from the University of Maryland.

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