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PSU Native American Student and Community Center

710 SW Jackson St
Portland, OR 97201, US (map)

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Past events that happened here

  • Friday
    May 26 2017
    PSU MEChA: Dismantling Machismo Panel with Xicanisma & Queer Xicano Chisme - Chicanx Week

    Join us at PSU's Native American Center for a special panel event featuring guests Cassandra Alicia of 'Xicanisma' and Ruben Angel of 'Queer Xicano Chisme'! This panel titled "Dismantling Machismo in Chicanx Communities" will have Cassandra and Ruben share their experiences as social media activists and how social media platforms can be used as tools to dismantle systems of oppression such as misogyny, machismo, homophobia and sexism. This panel will be facilitated by PSU MEChA member Berenice García and co-coordinator Julian Bugarín Quezada.

    This event is a collaborative event between PSU MEChA and the Queer Resource Center for their respective 2017 Chicanx Week and Pride Month. Free snacks and drinks will be provided.

  • Friday
    May 19 2017
    WEB Du Bois at the Center: From Science, the Civil Rights Mov

    Aldon Morris lecture: "W.E.B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, the Civil Rights Movement, to Black Lives Matter"

  • Thursday
    May 18 2017
    Talanoa Series Finale: Dr. Tavita Palaita

    The PIAAA Center concludes its run of the 2017 Talanoa Series with none other than Dr. Tavita Palaita of City College of San Francisco & College of San Mateo. Join us in the Native American Student & Community Center from 7pm-8:30pm to hear Dr. Palaita "Challege the API Grouping".

    Our Talanoa also concludes our HD API-Conference (Hella Decolnized: Our Lives. Our Stories. Our Future) with PSU students, an event that features 8 workshop/talks that cater to the API Student community, but opens its doors for all students. So join us Thursday, May 18th as we continue to challenge the narratives.

  • Tuesday
    May 16 2017
    Dealing with a Nuclear North Korea

    "Dealing with a Nuclear North Korea"

    A free, public lecture; part of the PSU 2016-17 Asian Diplomat Lecture Series.

    North Korea, one of the most secretive and isolated countries in the world, is now also one of only nine nations with its own nuclear arsenal--and is testing missiles potentially able to carry warheads to South Korea, Japan and even the US. What is the best way to engage with an unpredictable regime and manage the threat North Korea presents?

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER - Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun is Special Representative for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

    Ambassador Yun most recently served as the United States Ambassador to Malaysia, 2013-2016. He has also served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Mr. Yun’s other overseas postings include the Republic of Korea, Thailand, France, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

    Ambassador Yun joined the Foreign Service in 1985. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor. Before joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Yun was a senior economist for Data Resources, Inc., in Lexington, Massachusetts. Ambassador Yun holds degrees from both the London School of Economics and the University of Wales.

    Sponsored by the Portland State Office of International Affairs, Institute for Asian Studies, and Masters in Internatinoal Management Program.

    CONTACT: www.pdx.edu/asian-studies asianstudies@pdx.edu

  • Wednesday
    Apr 19 2017
    Radical Resistance Post Election

    Join members of the School of Social Work and community partners, Momentum Alliance, Oregon Queer Youth Summit, and Social Justice Fund, for a workshop and panel focused on social movement skill building. This event will highlight the radical resistance strategies of diverse community partners. Participants will also have the opportunity to develop plans for community action.

    About the series: The School of Social Work at Portland State University is proud to present "Culture & Conversation," a month-long series of events designed to spark campus and community dialogue around identity, equity, and community. Now entering its sixth year and scheduled throughout the month of April, the series welcomes thinkers, activists, and community leaders in lively discussions around topics impacting communities in Oregon. All events are free and open to the community.

    About the community partners: Momentum Alliance's mission is to inspire young people to realize their power individually and collectively and to mentor future social justice leaders.

    Oregon Queer Youth Summit(OQYS) is an annual conference held by and for queer & trans identified youth and their allies.

    Social Justice Fund is a foundation working at the frontlines of social change. SJF leverages the resources of members to foster significant, long-term social justice solutions throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

  • Thursday
    Apr 13 2017
    Portland Sustainability: Equity and Diversity in the Workplace

    Students and professionals interested in sustainability are invited to explore the opportunities and barriers for building a diverse workforce and supporting marginalized communities during a time when federal support for environmental, climate, and social justice work is diminishing. This event is hosted by the Student Fellows of PSU’s Institute for Sustainable Solutions and the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

    What: Panel discussion and networking event

    When: April 13, 2017 6 - 8 p.m.

    Where: Portland State University, Native American Student and Community Center, 710 SW Jackson St, Portland, OR 97201

    Featured speakers: -Nakisha Nathan, Climate Justice Organizer at Sierra Club and Board Member for Neighbors for Clean Air -Asena Lawrence, Office Manager, Scheduler, and Community Liaison for Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish -Virginia Luka, Student Activities and Leadership Programs Advisor at Portland State University -Desiree Williams-Rajee, Equity Specialist at City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

    Food and drinks will be served

    RSVP: https://docs.google.com/a/pdx.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdElx9qwCbPphR3lTnLIexT9CR3iw0wLYgG-Vi5xjwAS1l4wA/viewform?c=0&w=1