Our Mission: To promote and advocate for racial justice and equity in policy changes, to mobilize people within their local communities to work towards protecting the rights of our Black, Indigenous and Communities of Color, and to lift up, support and give a safe space to our brothers and sisters of color.
Our Goal: To educate the public about the history of racism, and discrimination in Oregon and more specifically Portland. How these issues impact communities of color in Portland. To address the current racial issues impacting our communities of color and world today.
What We Believe: : It must be a priority to work together with our communities of color, to learn about critical racial issues such as racial profiling, cultural appropriation, immigration, gang, and gun violence, use of force by police, homelessness, mental illness, and other important critical racial issues impacting our community today. To use this relationship and knowledge to eliminate bias, discrimination, and racism.
Longtime Portland park ranger: ‘We are not the police of the parks, period, and we’re not going to be, period.’A proposal to hire more park rangers to help stem Portland’s dramatic rise of shootings and gun deaths over the last year stunned one of Portland’s longest-serving park rangers. Dave Barrios, who has worked as a ranger for 15 years... Read More
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