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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April 12, 2019

On Apr. 10, Respond to Racism co-founder Willie Poinsette appeared on OPB's Think Out Loud with Dave Miller. During the interview, Poinsette discussed the changes she's seen in Lake Oswego over the course of her 32 years living in town, the...

March 7, 2019

The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce has announced it will be honoring Respond to Racism co-founder Willie Poinsette with the Community Leader of the Year Award. Poinsette will receive the award at the Celebration of Excellence Dinner on Mar...

February 23, 2019

On Sunday Feb. 17, 2019, Respond to Racism co-founder Willie Poinsette spoke to Ainsworth United Church of Christ in Portland. During her speech, she discussed the creation of RTR and how there is still so much work to do, not just in Lake...

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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

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