Teach-in starts at 9am

This is a radical welcoming space for students, faculty, staff, and community  members! We will learn, vision, build community and healing, and generate collective energy.

9-9:50am

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement

Social Emergency Response Center Model

Putting #DisarmPSU in Context

PSUSU Organizers

10-10:50am

“Sixty-four Dead, Seventy-one Wounded: Twenty-five Years of Police Shootings in Portland, OR, 1992-2017”

Dr. Leanne Serbulo, Assistant Professor

University Studies

“How Racial Stereotypes Impact Police Use of Force”

Dr. Kimberly Barsamian Kahn, Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

11am- Breakout Sessions

  • Black Person’s Caucus
    • Aisha Awo,

Community and PR Student Assistant, Pan-African Commons

  • Countering White Supremacy Caucus
    • Kristin Teigen, Instructor, University Studies
  • People of Color Caucus
    • Dr. gita mehrotra, School of Social Work

 

12-1:50pm

“Policing as Environmental Racism”

Shanice Clark

Program Coordinator, Pan-African Commons

Red Hamilton

Cultural and Development Student Assistant, Pan-African Commons

1pm- Bus Riders Unite/Disarm and Demilitarize Trimet

Orlando Lopez

Organizer, OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon

“Sexual/Gender Violence and Policing in the Context of Feminist Anti-Violence Movements” (30 minutes)

Dr. Miriam Abelson

Assistant Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Dr. Ericka Kimball

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Shannon Kearns

Women’s Studies Major, Chicano/Latino Studies Certificate

2-3:50pm

Movement Music: Singing the Message

Matthew David Morris, Beloved Community on Campus

  • A talk on the history of music in justice movements, followed by praxis of the writing of a song together with all those present.

Student Protest Movement Case Studies

Dr. Michael Mooradian Lupro

Associate Professor, University Studies

Dr. Winston Grady-Willis

Director, School of Gender, Race and Nations

Documentary Clip: Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland

Julie Perini (Director), Associate Professor

Art Practices, Video, and Time-Based Media

Ella’s Song

Lisa Grady-Willis

Director of Diversity Education and Learning

~~~Throughout the day~~~

Tabling/resources from PSUSU and community partners

Participate in sharing your visions about safety, memorial, and community

Plotting to map power, strategy, and action

Community-building and healing with art and sharing food

Caucusing in small identity groups

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