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Critical Race Theory: A Tool for Organizational Development & Movement Building
May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eugene Critical Community Conversation: Critical Race Theory
Hosted by Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) and MRG Foundation
Wednesday, May 23 at 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Wesley Foundation Center
2520 Harris St, Eugene, Oregon 97405
REGISTER HERE: https://www.mrgfoundation.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Fregister&id=112&reset=1
RSVP by May 16, 2018 for childcare and food planning.
“Join MRG Foundation and Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) for a Eugene-based discussion of applied Critical Race Theory and practice using theory as a tool, to identify and disrupt white supremacy.
“Organizers, activists, donors, and funders all have something at stake given the history of white supremacy in Oregon and the recent rise of White nationalism. In this community conversation, social justice organizations are invited to think critically about the political frameworks that guide our organizing strategies and inform movement building in these times.
“MRG has begun the process of moving from a Racial Justice Lens to applying Critical Race Theory as our central framework to forward Racial Justice. How are you applying a racial analysis to your work for social justice? Share your organization’s strategies and learn from others.
“What’s the purpose? Bring people together and learn how others are addressing this issue, build some common language, and share CRT as a tool to disrupt white supremacy.”
Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 6pm to 8:30pm
Place: UO Wesley Center, 2520 Harris St, Eugene, OR 97405
“Who should come? People interested in creating a better landscape for social justice funding, advocacy, and activism.
“Please join us for this important conversation and for helping to make Oregon a place where people, cultures and ecosystems thrive. This is a free event to the public with dinner provided.
“Please let us know if you need interpretation or other access services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Space is limited to 75 people max, so please rsvp early to ensure you get a spot.
“Thank you to our co-sponsors:
NAACP Eugene Springfield Oregon Unit 1119
University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies
Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC)”