Author Archives for Sam Sachs

Thumbs up for Oregon’s Rooney Rule; it’s 10 years old and it’s worked: Issues & Answers

January 9, 2020 2:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Thumbs up for Oregon’s Rooney Rule; it’s 10 years old and it’s worked: Issues & Answers

News and commentary about Division I college football with an emphasis on the state of Oregon. By Ken Goe | The Oregonian/OregonLive I like Oregon’s Rooney Rule for two reasons: — It works. The rule, passed by the Oregon legislature in... Read More

Oregon law on hiring minority college coaches works, so why isn’t it used elsewhere?

January 9, 2020 2:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Oregon law on hiring minority college coaches works, so why isn’t it used elsewhere?

BY ADAM RITTENBERG Minutes before Oregon passed House Bill 3118 in June 2009, state Sen. Mark Hass explained the proposal. Hass outlined how the Rooney Rule, pioneered by the NFL to increase opportunities for minority coaches, could benefit Oregon’s state... Read More

Multnomah County Adopts The Gladys McCoy Standard

December 12, 2018 12:38 am Published by Comments Off on Multnomah County Adopts The Gladys McCoy Standard

In November of 2018 Multnomah County in Portland Oregon, became the third government agency to adopt a policy modeled after the National Football Leagues “Rooney Rule” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooney_Rule Multnomah County joined the city of Portland https://www.thenohatezone.com/the-charles-jordan-standard/and The State of Oregon https://www.thenohatezone.com/rooney-rule/ in adopting... Read More

“The Hate U Give” Community & Police Book Club Movie Screening & Discussion

December 12, 2018 12:23 am Published by Comments Off on “The Hate U Give” Community & Police Book Club Movie Screening & Discussion

https://www.oregonlive.com/crime/2018/11/the-hate-u-give-screening-spurs-difficult-talk-between-portland-teens-police.html Please take a moment to read the article detailing the recent book club, movie screening and discussion The No Hate Zone sponsored. Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw attended along with current police officers. Thank you to The Portland NAACP,... Read More

White Privilege Challenge

December 12, 2018 12:14 am Published by Comments Off on White Privilege Challenge

White Privilege Challenge: The next time you as a #White person have a discussion about #Race & #Racism with a person of color, Challenge yourself to: 1) Listen intentionally. 2) Do NOT let your initial response be to dismiss or... Read More

History, Hate and Heros

May 29, 2017 10:32 pm Published by Comments Off on History, Hate and Heros

  ‎May‎ ‎29 at ‎4‎:‎46‎ ‎PM  I can’t say that what happen in Portland, Oregon on Friday May 26, 2017 is a shock to me– as heroic and tragic as it was– and for me that’s sad. I was born in Portland Oregon ... Read More

One Man’s Gift to His Community

April 27, 2017 10:54 am Published by Comments Off on One Man’s Gift to His Community

It is hard to put into words how much I love Noho, how much I respect him not only as a friend and a person but as a member of our Portland community Noho is everything that is right about... Read More

I’m More Than What You See

February 13, 2017 2:19 pm Published by Comments Off on I’m More Than What You See

Sometime in the summer of 2004 I was coming out of Safeway getting my morning coffee from Starbucks. I was driving my black Toyota Tacoma then and both my Rottweilers Nahla and Max were in the back, tied down in... Read More