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OANP Diversity and Inclusion Committee Update

Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Leah Konieczka
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The OANP Diversity and Inclusion Committee has convened, and is working to determine how to support our community moving forward. Through careful inquiry and conversation, the committee created short-term and long-term goals, which we are sharing here. We would love your feedback on the goals that we have outlined:

Short-term goals (in the next month)

  • Assess CE for annual conference – add ethics of diversity topic
  • OANP mission statement review
  • Board and committee member diversity trainings
  • Newsletter resource updates
  • Regular community updates on our progress

Longer-term goals (in the next 2-3 months)

  • Board handbook revision
  • OANP bylaw revision
  • OANP staff handbook revision
  • Committee mission statements
  • More diversity in leadership training

We would love to hear your feedback on our upcoming goals, what are we missing? We are interested in hearing from you! Send your feedback to beth@oanp.org.


Join our committee, or volunteer to help with a subcommittee:
This committee is working to help the community make quick strides to become more inclusive of all. Upcoming tasks are to revisit the OANP mission, bylaws, and operations.

If you are interested, please email beth@oanp.org.


Resources

  • Guide to Allyship
    An open source guide to becoming a more effective ally by Amélie Lamont. 
  •  “Social Justice 101” by Erika Hart
    Hart, a Black queer activist, writer, and sexuality educator offers webinar courses on anti-racism, resistance, and analyzing structures that perpetuate “mass marginalization under global capitalism.” After learning 101, go ahead and take Hart’s Social Justice 102. 

 

Reading Materials:


Books for adults


Books for kids


Oregon Volunteer and Donation Support:

How to donate: Donation form

  •  Snack Bloc
    This group creates support stations at rallies and protests, providing aid, food, and water to protesters. The group is currently trying to raise money for a food cart to help provide supplies while moving with protesters; the cart will also serve as a mobile food pantry.

How to donate: Venmo: @joopjoopcreative, Paypal: sew_what@seizurepalace.com, or send money through Cash App handle $highwasted

 


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