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Do you wonder what do people mean by "DEI"–diversity, equity and inclusion?

Do you want to feel more comfortable talking about race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and/or

Are you wondering why or how your organization should take part in discussions of privilege?

Join a dynamic, interactive roundtable with Alai Reyes-Santos, who will lead a discussion that about people and change in Northeast Oregon. Meet other organization leaders and community volunteers willing to have the hard conversations that are needed to build a better future for everyone.


  • May 1 The Place, 301 S Lake St., Joseph  Register here
  • May 2 HatchLab Baker, 2019 A Main St., Baker City  Register here


Cost is $25, which includes lunch. Scholarships are available; please inquire at NEOEDD, 541-426-3598.

Future roundtable dates are Aug. 1 (Location in Wallowa County TBD) and Nov. 7, 2018, and Feb. 6, 2019. Details forthcoming.


Dr. Alaí Reyes-Santos is an associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of Oregon. She is an award-winning scholar, and writer on race, gender, and migration studies, recently earning the 2015 Ersted Award for Distinguished Teaching. She has led workshops and served as a consultant on issues of equity and inclusion for the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights,
Northwest Youth Corps, Pearl Buck Center, Nonprofit Association of Oregon, School Garden Project, and Centro Bono (Dominican Republic).

This program is offered with support from Meyer Memorial Trust.

2 May 2018, 10:45 am