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Multnomah Friends Meeting House

4312 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215, US (map)

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  • Wednesday
    Jul 26 2017
    Report From Kabul 2017

    Zaher Wahab, a native of Afghanistan, will present a critical analysis of the political, military, economic and cultural situation in that war-torn country. Zaher, formerly a professor at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, is director of Graduate Studies and the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Afghanistan. He has been traveling to Afghanistan every year since 2002 to help rebuild the Afghan Higher education system.

    This event is free but donations are accepted to help pay for Zaher’s travel costs and the use of the venue.

    No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

    Doors open 6:30 pm, talk begins at 7:00 pm.

    Co-sponsored by Occupy Portland Elder Caucus, Peace and Justice Works - Iraq Affinity Group, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and KBOO.

    Occupy Portland Elder Caucus

    Peace and Justice Works - Iraq Affinity Group

    Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

    KBOO Community Radio

  • Saturday
    Apr 29 2017
    Exploring Race and Class Intersections

    This workshop, co-sponsored by Class Action, Social Justice Fund NW and Oregon Food Bank explores the critical link between class and race in the United States. It starts by examining the historical basis for classism and racism and then invites people to examine how race and class impacts our individual life experiences. The workshop is interactive and experiential and participants should be prepared to examine and talk about the origins of their own class backgrounds and racial identities.

    The general goals of the workshop are as follows:

    1. Shared understanding and framework for discussing class and race
    2. Understanding how race and class have operated structurally throughout history
    3. Increasing awareness of individual own racial and class identities and their impact
    4. Explore steps we can take towards greater race and class equity

    Cost: $25-$150 based on ability to pay.