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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June 17, 2020

A group called LO Change is calling on the Lake Oswego School District School Board to make immediate changes to be a more anti-racist organization. The group of educators is circulating a petition that includes suggested next steps, such a...

September 6, 2019

Since the Lake Oswego City Council announced it would be forming a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, RtR has expressed excitement about the opportunity while also warning that this effort needs to be more than just a box-checking...

August 7, 2019

In case you missed it, the latest column in our monthly series with the Lake Oswego Review tackles the subject of thoughtful and effective allyship. While many people say they want to be allies to people of color, the fact is, a significant...

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...

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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

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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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