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.
- Thursday, Dec. 5th – Mind the Gaps: How Gender Shapes Our Lives, Presented by Jade Aguilar, Willamette University, 7 – 9 pm at the Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial Ave, Astoria, OR
- Friday, Jan. 10th, 2014 – Blueprints for Utopia: Science Fiction and Social Change, Presented by Walidah Imarisha, Oregon State University, 6 – 8 pm at the Astoria Public Library, 450 10th Street, Astoria, OR
- Sunday, Jan. 26th, 2014 – Hispanic Voices of Clatsop County, Presented by Jorge Gutierrez, Patricia Morrissey, and Eileen Purcell, 2 – 4 pm at the Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial Ave, Astoria, OR
- Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 – Life after War: Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home, Presented by Jim Lommasson, 6 pm at the Astoria Public Library, 450 10th Street, Astoria, OR. This program is hosted by Astor Library Friends Association and sponsored by Oregon Humanities, as part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.