The mission of the Lower Columbia Diversity Project (LCDP) is to engage pro-actively with diversity issues in the region, educate the community on the benefits of diversity, tolerance, and inclusion, and provide a forum through which individuals, groups, and organizations may address concerns relating to diversity in the community.
Upcoming events are listed below and in the right column. We will post details as they are firmed up, mark your calendars.
- Sunday, Nov. 9th – “Racism 101″ workshop with Ahjamu Umi – recommended by Cara Shulfelt of Rural Organizing Project, 2-4 pm, Boyington Building, 857 Commercial Street, Astoria
- Sunday, Nov. 16th – “CHINOOK: Our People, Our Story”, with Tony Johnson, Chinook Tribal Council, 2-4 pm, Boyington Building, 857 Commercial Street, Astoria
- Sunday, Oct. 26 – Finding Common Ground on Gun Policies, a conversation with Penny Okamoto of Ceasefire Oregon and Tom O’Connor of Gun Owners for Responsible Ownership, 2-4 pm, First United Methodist Church, 1076 Franklin Ave, Astoria
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.