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POSTPONED: Indigenous Heritage Month Stories & Songs with Karen Kitchen

UPDATED, November 4, 2022: Due to current weather conditions and the ongoing forecast for heavy rain and wind with potential flooding, we are postponing this event. For updates on events and meetings, please subscribe to our email list. We hope you’ll join Families for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in celebrating Indigenous Heritage month on Saturday,… Continue reading POSTPONED: Indigenous Heritage Month Stories & Songs with Karen Kitchen

October 9, 2022 Meeting Notes

We gathered on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Colonel Summers Park – Adults in attendance: Sue Bickerstaff, Emma Colburn, Kelly Connor Sunrose, Raina Croff, Jeffrey Yasskin, Michelle. – Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022. Kelly will create post on website commemorating the holiday and include a link to the Kids’ Powwow in Laurelhurst. Michelle spoke of open-source… Continue reading October 9, 2022 Meeting Notes

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday that acknowledges the existence of thriving communities and cultures prior to colonization as well as the ongoing harm of colonization to Indigenous peoples and lifts up the continued contributions of Native Americans to all aspects of life. This is the second year Oregon has observed this holiday. The… Continue reading Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

2021-2022 Year-in-Review

At a glance, this year we… ● Changed our name to more accurately represent our vision, mission and members, and came to consensus on a logo (designed by parent-member-volunteer Michelle Lamanet, see above!)● Collaborated with the Le Monde Parents Committee on two events● Met monthly via ZOOM and in-person, allowing us to continue collaborating during… Continue reading 2021-2022 Year-in-Review

Join Us at Book Fest!

Join us for Book Fest! 2022 on Friday, May 20 at Colonel Summers Park To help kick off Read-A-Thon 2022 at Le Monde French Immersion, join us in celebration of books and readers with an after-school Book Fest! As part of this event, we will have a book exchange, a student showcase of diverse books,… Continue reading Join Us at Book Fest!

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the cultures, accomplishments, and contributions of Native Americans and Alaska Natives. We hope you will join us for a hike along the Sandy River honoring Native American Heritage Month on Saturday, November 20th at 11am. More information can be found here. Ways to Celebrate… Continue reading Native American Heritage Month

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 11th is Indigenous Peoples’ Day Indigenous Peoples’ Day seeks to acknowledge the existence of thriving communities and cultures prior to colonization, to acknowledge the ongoing harm of colonization to Indigenous peoples and to lift up the continued contributions of Native Americans to all aspects of life. Here’s a link to a 2019 story by… Continue reading Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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