Thursday, June 11, 2020, 7pm to 8:30pm
"Building Equity in Communities of Color During Covid 19"
Bahia Overton, Director of the Black Parent Initiative, will speak about the impact of the Corona virus on communities of color in the Portland Metro area. She will talk about the impact the virus is having and the practical steps that nonprofits are taking to address the crisis.
Ms. Overton holds an MS in Social Work. She is completing her Ph.D. in Social Work Research, focusing on the experiences of African American female adolescents in foster care.
Join this free event by visiting our Eventbrite link! Click "register" and you will be directed to a free ticket. The email confirmation you receive will include Zoom details and password.
This talk is hosted by Take PART (Portland Anti-Racism Team). The mission of Take PART is to confront racism and to engage in dismantling the systems that perpetuate ingrained racial inequality. We do this through events, education and outreach that foster engagement in building community where all people are treated with equality and respect.