As part of their Second Sunday lecture series, the Oregon Historical Society will host “Civil Rights, Then and Now: 1960s and 1970s Civil Rights Leaders and 2010s Social Justice Activists.” The event will be presented by Rev. Dr. LeRoy Haynes, Eric Richardson, Intisar Abioto, Percy Hampton, and JoAnn Hardesty.
Attendees will learn about the connections between the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, and the social justice movements of today. Panelists will discuss how things have changed, how they’ve stayed the same, and what audience members can do to get involved.
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 11, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Ave., Portland, Oregon 97205
*The following Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m., Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson will join the Oregon Historical Society to celebrate Oregon's 159th birthday.