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 ( Asian American Voices in Poetry | Poetry Foundation 15 Ways to Support Portland’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities | Portland Monthly ( 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

April 2021 Meeting Agenda

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will meet on April 8, 2021, at 6pm via ZOOM. Our agenda is as follows: Welcome, introductions, and land acknowledgement (6:00 – 6:10) Read aloud: Beautiful Shades of Brown by Nancy Churnin (6:10 – 6:20) Pandemic resilience archive: reflection and discussion (6:20 – 7:05) DEI updates and events (7:05 –… Read More

Storytime with Habiba Addo on March 14

Please save the date for a virtual storytime on Sunday, March 14th at 4 pm with Habiba Addo. RSVP for this event here. Habiba is a native of Ghana, West Africa.  She holds a degree in Theater and a Certificate of Dance from Portland State University. She teaches and performs dance, rhythm, and stories from… Read More

Not a Book Club Discussion Group Meets March 18

We are excited to announce our first session of the DEI “Not a Book Club”. All adults in the LeMonde community are welcome to attend this discussion group, which will meet via ZOOM on March 18 at 6pm.   Our first “not a book” media selection is Prentis Hemphill’s interview of Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs on the… Read More


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