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Get ready for a day of rich conversation and activities!

Thanks to everyone who answered the call for speakers and for generously sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with our students!



Amazing Facts About Languages in the World

Creating Diversity in the Library Stacks2019 Student Summer Trip to Colombia 

What We Risk: Creativity, Vulnerability and Art

Peace Corps Alumni: Getting Out of the Bubble

Ethnic and Racial Minorities and Socioeconomic Status

Climate Change and Social Justice

Superintendent Lora de la Cruz Listens to Your Questions

Milagro Theater Workshop

Privilege and Its Relevance in Our Lives

White Supremacy in Oregon:Past and Present

Who Are the Deserving Poor?

Why Women's Studies?

The Importance of Diversity and Embracing Different Cultures

Am I Biased?

Institutional and Political Racism

The LGBTQ Experience at LOHS

Learning from the Past: My Journey to America during the Holocaust

Is That Really What I Said? Dissecting Coded Language

Where Do I Stand?

Behind Barbed Wire: In an American Concentration Camp

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff

Learning to be Humble: The Importance of the Well-Traveled Mind

What Are You?: Mixed-race and Interracial Families in Oregon's Past and Future

A Future Without Limits: One Family's Experience with Down Syndrome

Dyslexia Simulation: Walk in the Shoes of a Dyslexic Student

What Makes a Home?: How Culture Influences our Visual World

We Need Diverse Books . . . in Libraries and Classrooms

Weapons of Mass Distraction: Navigating the Truth in Media

Genocide: Recognizing Risk and Preventing Escalation


On the Front Lines: Youth and Increasing Hate Crimes

Social Justice Through Theater

The LGBTQ Experience at LOHS

Lenses for Analyzing Power

Curb Climate Change Instead of Your Garbage

Seeing Your Pieces: Poetry Writing Workshop

Rural and Urban Divisions

Black Girl in Suburbia, film and debrief

Bollywood Dancing

Curriculum Through an Equity Lens

Bollywood Dancing 

Eyedentity: Let Those Who Have Eyes See

See Yourself in Everyone You Meet

Weight Discrimination and Eating Disorders

The Benefits of an Inclusive Classroom

How Hate Gets Codified into Law

Resistance and Activism

What If? Deconstructing Societal Norms

White Privilege and Interrupting Detours


An Index of Me: Creative Writing

Natural Techniques for Taming Teen Anxiety

Microaggressions to Microaffirmations

What's Race Got to Do with It?

Climate Change Is Real—Now What?

Immigration Law

Fighting Fear

Student Panel Shares Their Summer Trip to Colombia

The Great Unifier: Food & Culture



LOHS Students

LOHS Alumni

LOHS Staff

Lakeridge Students

Sally Kohn, Keynote

Chris Riser

Amanda Smith Byron

Jason Graham

Laura Paxson 

Lora de la Cruz

Erica Tucker

Kristin Tiegen

DJ Prashant

Chris Riser

Lindsay Kopacek

George Nakata

Melissa Lowery

Kelly Kalkofen

Grace Wadell

Kevin Ashworth



Teatro Milagro

Ursula Wolfe-Rocca

Christine Moses

Andrea Salinas

George Nakata

Kayden Cantrell

Bill de la Cruz

Randy Blazak

Dmae Roberts

Amanda Solomon

Shannon Fleischman

Kelly Kalkofen

David Solerno Owens

Christine Moses

Kayden Cantrell

Alisun Thompson-Schrank

Mikay Parsons

Betty Shelley

Michele Barnett

Danielle Thompson


Lake Oswego High School

Lakeridge High School

Roosevelt High School

Portland State University

Nikkei Legacy Center

Woodlawn Elementary School

Teatro Milagro

Oregon Humanities

Oregon State Legislature

Lewis and Clark College

Oregon Jewish Museum and Holocaust Center for Education

George Fox University

NW Anxiety Institute

Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities

De La Cruz Solutions

Oregon Department of Education

Bollywood Dreams Entertainment

Oregon Metro

Rethinking Schools