Celebrating Black History Month

The Oregon Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) cordially invites you to join us for a month-long recognition of Black excellence in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association, Portland Rising, Oregon AFSCME, and AFRAM/SEIU Local 503. The primary focus is health care. All events will be presented via Zoom and in-person.

February 8, 2024: Black Relevance in Politics Forum
Zoom Link
Moderated by Vincent Blanco Jr.
Panel: Representative Janelle Bynum
Washington State Labor Council President April Sims

February 15, 2024: Health Care Forum
Zoom Link
Moderated by Vincent Blanco Jr.
Panel: Senator James Manning
Representative Travis Nelson

February 22, 2024: Labor History Workshop
Co-sponsored with Pacific Northwest Labor History Association
Presenters: Marcus Widenor, Associate Professor Emeritus,
Labor Education and Research Center (LERC), UO
Rajeev Ravisankar, former President, GTFF-AFT Local 3544
Oregon AFL-CIO, 3645 SE 32nd Ave., Portland, Oregon

February 29, 2024: Movie Night
Co-sponsored with Portland Rising and AFRAM/SEIU Local 503
Two Short Films
I Am Somebody
The Politics of Race and Medicare for All

Health Care Forum
Moderated by Vincent Blanco Jr.
Panel: State Representative Travis Nelson
Oregon AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Sarina Roher
SEIU 503 Office, 525 NE Oregon St., Portland, Oregon

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