Public Programming, Racing to Change 2018

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Kent Ford film, from the Vanport Mosaic project, shown prior to Civil Rights Then and Now panel discussion.

Second Sunday, Civil Rights then and Now

Sunday, February 11, 2018, Oregon Historical Society

2-3:30 pm

Student Activists: The Civil Rights Histories of Oregon’s Universities and Colleges

Saturday, April 14, 2018
1pm – 3pm

Oregon State University, Corvallis Campus

Attendees will learn about what was happening during the Civil Rights Movement outside of Portland, specifically on college campuses and how those students and their allies shaped what higher education looks like for today’s students.

Family Saturday: African Americans in Oregon

Saturday, May 19, 2018
12pm – 4pm

Oregon Historical Society

Families are invited to engage in the history of the Civil Rights Movement through hands-on, art-based activities.

Celebrate History and Make a Difference Now!

Saturday, June 9, 2018
2pm – 4pm

Oregon Historical Society

Exhibit closing celebration featuring presentations by local community organizations.