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Yale Union, 800 SE 10th

800 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)

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  • Sunday
    Feb 25 2018
    A4BL PDX - Lunar New Year Gathering - RSVP by 2/23

    Asians 4 Black Lives PDX invites you to celebrate the Lunar New Year with us on Sunday, February 25th! For many Asian and Asian American communities, this is a time of year to remember our roots, wish good fortune and health, and (re)connect with our families and communities.

    In that spirit, we are co-hosting this event with local Black-led organizations to strengthen bonds between Asian and Black/African communities. Join us for:

    • dumpling making (meat and vegan options) with ingredients and instructions provided • arts and crafts activity station • ways to learn about how to get involved with A4BL PDX and co-hosting organizations

    Extra Event Details:

    • this event is free and open to all ages
    • Yale Union is wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral restroom. It can be accessed by bus #15 and 70.

    Co-hosted by:

    • All-African People's Revolutionary Party (AAPRP)
    • Black Lives Matter Portland (BLM PDX)
    • Don’t Shoot PDX

    Special guest:

    Mazzy, the toddler chef star of The Mazzy Show

    RSVP at the ticket link by Feb 23rd

  • Tuesday
    Oct 3 2017
    Oregon Institute for Creative Research's Readings for Now — Theodor Adorno

    Join us for a close reading and discussion of Adorno’s “Opinion Delusion Society.”

    The Kitchen, Yale Union
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

    Read the essay at oicr-e4.org. Dessert served.

    “But the risk of exposure in a radioactively contaminated world has grown so great that the anxiety is belatedly honored by the same faculty of reason that eschews its psychotic character. The objective world is approaching the image persecution mania renders of it. The concept of persecution mania and pathological opinion as a whole are not spared the same tendency. Anyone who nowadays hopes to comprehend the pathogenic element of reality with the traditional categories of human understanding falls into the same irrationality he imagines himself to be protected from by his loyal adherence to healthy common sense.”

    —Theodor W. Adorno, “Opinion Delusion Society,” Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords

  • Saturday
    Sep 9 2017
    Liberation Literacy Screening of "Attica"

    Liberation Literacy is hosting a screening of Attica on the 46th anniversary of the prison uprising. Liberation Literacy is a social justice reading group comprised of nearly twenty inside/outside students who read a common set of books and meet weekly Columbia River Correctional Instution in N Portland. This fall, we published our first quarterly newletter. More information about the group can be found here: http://liberationliteracy.weebly.com/

    Admission to the screening is free, and donations will go toward printing costs for the Liberation Literacy newsletter.

    Directed by Cindy Firestone in 1974, Attica "pieces together documentary footage of the occupation and the ensuing assault with video from the McKay Commission hearings that criticized Governor Nelson Rockefeller’s handling of the incident and firsthand interviews with prisoners discharged after the event."

    The ATTICA print is courtesy of the Reserve Film and Video Collection of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts.The film screening is sponsored by Yale Union and Cinema Project, and would not have been possible without an arts equity grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. Seating is limited to 50 people. Please come early.