Working with police to rebuild community trust

April 7, 2019

The Portland Police Bureau and its members are under fire once again. This time for a lieutenant’s questionable text messaging and the appearance of favoritism towards white supremacy groups. A recent survey reported that many Portlanders, specifically those of color,... Read More

Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers

January 16, 2019

Sam Sachs has been battling racism his entire life. By promoting equity and diversity through his work as a former Army veteran, football player, law enforcement officer, and later as Human Rights Commissioner for the City of Portland, he’s made... Read More

Multnomah County Adopts The Gladys McCoy Standard

December 12, 2018

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” Multnomah County joined the city of Portland The State of Oregon in adopting... Read More

White Privilege Challenge

December 12, 2018

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