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 20, 2019

Late last year, I had the pleasure of speaking with fellow Lake Oswego High School Class of 2007 alum Anna Nakano-Baker. While reflecting on her time in LO, she discussed struggling with her identity as a mixed race person despite often bei...

March 12, 2019

The Feb. 18 Respond to Racism student panel was full of powerful, poignant, and at times, heartbreaking moments. Recently, we released the first batch of videos so those who missed it or would just like relive the event could watch it in fu...

March 4, 2019

On Feb. 18, 2019, Respond to Racism hosted a student panel on experiences with race and racism in Lake Oswego. The panel featured students from Lake Oswego and Lakeridge High School who are heavily involved with equity work in their schools...

Editor's Note: As part of our efforts to educate the Lake Oswego community about race and racism, Respond to Racism is launching a multi-platform storytelling campaign focused on the experiences of people of color called #notanisolatedincid...

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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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