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April 2017

Listening to Elders in our Minority Community

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - May 12 @ 8:00 pm
River Road Annex,
1055 River Rd
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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 Poster Listening to Elders! Come join us. We hope you can make it! River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Hosted by Springfield-Eugene “Showing up for Racial Justice” S-E S.U.R.J. 4/7-5/12 . . . F . . . 7-8:30p Adults: $30 . . . Senior: $18 . . . Youth: $6 Each listening session features a different elder, or an elder couple, recalling their life stories—with personal insights drawn from living in minority communities locally. Note: if the fee is a…

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UO division of Equity and Inclusion Present: The Bible and Racism in America

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - May 8 @ 9:00 pm
University of Oregon,
182 Lillis Hall
Eugene, OR United States
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Click here for more info- "The Bible and Racism" This forum is presented by Mars Hill Forum Series in collaboration with UO's Divison of Equity and Inclusion. Our first panel is on Monday, April 24th. The theme is "Racism and the Legacy of African American Slavery". Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh will be participating as a speaker on this panel. Please come out and support our Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh as she takes part in this event. It'll be greatly appreciated. JEFFERY HALL, BA,…

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Experience The University of Oregon Campus!

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
EMU Ballroom,
1395 University st
Eugene, 97405 United States
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You are cordially invited to the Opportunities Program Capstone event at the University of Oregon on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 am. to 3:00 pm as part of this program to experience the University of Oregon Campus.    contact Antonio Huerta at the University of Oregon at 541-346-1067, opportunities@uoregon.edu with any questions.  

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2017 Act-So Competition and Showcase!

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hult Center for the Performing Arts-Soreng Theater,
1 Eugene Center
Eugene Oregon, OR 97440 United States
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The Olympics of the Mind! (click here) The 2017 Act-So Competition and Showcase APRIL 30TH 2017 HULT CENTER-SORENG THEATER 4-6 PM!   Come out to the 2017 Act-So Competition and Showcase! Act-So is a youth empowerment program of the NAACP. Local youth compete in categories ranging from the Humanities to the Performing arts. An Evening of Art and Celebration of youth excellence! Students compete in many of these fields- Dance Oratory Science Photography Poetry Musical performance Original Essay and More! Donations…

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May 2017

Encircle films presents: FIRE IN THE HEARTLAND!

May 4 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bijou art cinema,
492 E.13th
Eugene, OR United States
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Fire in the Heartland -click for poster- BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Last year we had to turn away many folks who came to see “Fire in the Heartland”, so we’re pleased to show this powerful film again, in a newly edited version. Please join us for Fire in the Heartland on Thursday, May 4. Fire in the Heartland: Kent State, May 4th, and Student Protest in America is a documentary film about a generation of young people, who stood up to speak their minds against…

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In Honor of the opening of the newest Smithsonian Museum! Cottage Grove is Hosting a Film Festival- African American Film A Place for All People! –

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Cottage Grove Library,
700 E. Gibbs Avenue
Cottage Grove, OR 97424 United States
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  A film festival of works directed by African-Americans in conjunction with the exhibit will be held in May. Every Thursday at 5:30 pm, a film will be shown in the Reception Hall of the Community Center. Call 541-942-3828 for more details. The African American story is one characterized by pain and glory, power and civility, enslavement and freedom. A Place for All People evokes the power of oration and freedom stories, the brilliance of artistic achievement, and the soaring heights of cultural…

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NAACP Youth Council Spring Celebration

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mims House,
330 High
Eugene, OR 97440 United States

Bring your children, ages 5-9, and join us for a fun day of youth led painting, storytelling, a treasure hunt, and much more!

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Pulitzer Prize-winning writer speaks on the ethics and aesthetics of cultural criticism: Margo Jefferson acclaimed writer, cultural critic, at UO may 10th

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Oregon,
182 Lillis Hall
Eugene, OR United States
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  “How do we bring all the traditions that have shaped us—intellectual, social, and cultural—to complex questions of identity and community? How do we find language that gives them specificity and subtlety; that honors contradiction?” These are some of the questions Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, cultural critic, journalist, and professor Margo Jefferson, will address when she speaks on “The Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Criticism” on Wednesday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in 182 Lillis Hall on the UO campus.     Jefferson…

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UofO Black Arts Festival and Divine Nine Step Show!

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthew Knight Arena,
1840 E 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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The UofO Black Student Union is holding it's annual Black Arts Festival May 15th through the 20th!  This will be a Week of Events that Celebrate and Honor Black Art and Expression. The grand concluding event will be the Divine nine Step Show on Saturday May 20, at 7 pm in Matthew Knight Arena! This will be a unique chance to support African American students pursuing excellence today! Click here to purchase your Tickets!    

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June 2017

The Lane County Resilience Summit!

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eugene, Oregon. Public Library, Tykeson room,
OR United States
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  The Lane County Resilience Summit is Free, but to Ensure Sufficient Space Pre-Registration is Required. Click Here to Register

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