Respond to Racism's Bruce Poinsette featured in Willamette Week Article

August 7, 2020

Community Meeting: September 14 with Nichole Brown, Superintendent of Columbia Corrections Institution

August 6, 2020

Family-Friendly Protests Every Week

July 21, 2020

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August 7, 2020

After learning about a message with racist hate speech in the community, Respond to Racism members located the site and decorated it with a message of support for Black Lives Matter. 

The mural/memorial for Black Lives Matter, which reads "B...

August 7, 2020

After a neighborhood dispute about a Black Lives Matter sign went viral, Willamette Week talked to Respond to Racism volunteer Bruce Poinsette about the work the group is doing.

The incident centered around an anonymous letter written to a f...

July 29, 2020

When: 5:00 pm July 31, 2020

Where: Haines St. Overpass

What: Rally to support Black Lives Matter

Bring: Signs and water, wear a mask

This is a family-friendly event to show support for Black Lives Matter.

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Join us at our next meeting!

 

Respond to Racism meets monthly, bringing concerned citizens together (along with members of local government, news media, and the LO School District, among others) to tackle overt and systemic racism in Lake Oswego. Please join us for our next meeting:

Community Meeting

Save the Date

Monday September 14, 2020 (note date change due to holiday)

Guest Speaker: Nichole Brown, Superintendent

Columbia Corrections Institution

Sign-up coming soon

Meetings are held online via ZOOM

Zoom details provided only to registered guests.

Newcomers welcome!

Future Meeting Dates:

October 5, 2020

November 2, 2020

Donations are made through the United Church of Christ of Lake Oswego, a 501c3 non-profit organization, and are tax deductible. When donating, please select Respond to Racism as the recipient in the donation form.

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