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National Lawyers Guild Smash Patriarchy Lunch in Portland


12:45-2:15 pm

Benson Hotel

Portland, OR

Smash the Patriarchy Luncheon with Walidah Imarisha, 12:45 -2:15 PM [Purchase tickets here!]

This annual event is dedicated to celebrating the pivotal work of women identified activists and lawyers. This year, inspiration will be provided by Walidah Imarisha, educator, writer, public scholar and poet, over a delicious meal at the Benson Hotel. She is the editor of two anthologies including Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements. Imarisha is also the author of Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison and Redemption, which won a 2017 Oregon Book Award, and the poetry collection Scars/Stars. She spent 6 years with Oregon Humanities’ Conversation Project as a public scholar facilitating programs across the state about Oregon Black history, alternatives to incarceration, and the history of hip hop. Imarisha has taught in Stanford University’s Program of Writing and Rhetoric, Portland State University’s Black Studies Department, and Oregon State University’s Women Gender Sexuality Studies Department. Purchase ticket online (select “Just Paying for Awards Dinner or Lunch” and select “Smash the Patriarchy! Friday Lunch)

Earlier Event: October 18
Enlace Gala in Portland