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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… Read More

Sandy River Hike for Native American Heritage Month

Please join us for a hike along the Sandy River on Saturday, November 20th to honor and celebrate Native American Heritage Month. We will meet at the Alder shelter in Oxbow Regional park at 11 a.m. We will learn about the importance of Salmon to Indigenous People and then take a walk down to the river… Read More

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… Read More

Welcome to Hispanic Heritage Month

Welcome back to school and to Hispanic Heritage Month. In honor of Hispanic Heritage, we created a handout including the history and aim of this focused month, a spotlight on a few of the many inspiring Hispanic voices in culture, science, movement organizing and history and a list of recommended books to celebrate this month.… Read More

Honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Please enjoy this mood board and accompanying resources in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Other Resources: AAPI Heritage Month – How API Visionaries Honor Their Heritage (cosmopolitan.com) Asian American Voices in Poetry | Poetry Foundation 15 Ways to Support Portland’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities | Portland Monthly (pdxmonthly.com) Japanese… Read More

Famille du Monde! Let’s Talk About Senegal

Welcome to the second issue of Famille du Monde, a quarterly publication of the DEI Committee at Le Monde. In each issue, you’ll find fun and educational resources for your family related to a topic designed to help us feel more connected to diverse local and global French-speaking communities. In this issue, we are tuning… Read More

Le Monde DEI Stands in Solidarity with Communities Seeking Justice

April 14, 2021 We are deeply distraught by the murder of Duane Wright and the continued police violence against young Black men. We are also deeply saddened and disturbed by the recent violence directed toward members of the Asian American and Asian immigrant communities in the U.S. We stand in solidarity with these communities and will… Read More

Notes from April 8, 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Welcome and Storytime (Emma Colburn) Land acknowledgement Read aloud: Superheroes are Everywhere by Kamala Harris Creating a Resilience Archive (Kelly Sunrose) Through writing, reflection and discussion, we explored the strengths we discovered during this pandemic year and the practices we want to carry forward beyond the pandemic. Honoring where we have been and how we… Read More

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