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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March 15, 2020

Dear Respond to Racism LO community,

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be suspending all public RtR events until further notice. This includes our upcoming Apr. 6 community meeting and the remaining dates for the BIPOC Speaker Serie...

September 10, 2019

It's no secret that the creative arts are a great vehicle for bringing people together to engage with insightful, often difficult discussions about issues like race. The Clackamas Repertory Theatre will be hosting such an opportunity with t...

August 7, 2019

A year or so ago, LO resident Melissa Fireside came to me with an idea about creating an LO Cultural Center. While ambitious, it struck me as the perfect project to help unite the various communities in LO and provide a space for marginaliz...

July 9, 2019

At our last monthly community meeting, RtR steering committee member Christine Moses led a discussion titled "A Design Thinking Approach to Belonging." During her presentation, Moses explained how creating a more welcoming and inclusive com...

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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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