ONLINE ONLY: Know Place - Oregon's African American History

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/25/2021
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
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Delve into the history of African Americans in Oregon, with a special emphasis on historic places, with Kim Moreland of Oregon Black Pioneers.

Kimberly Stowers Moreland, MBA, MURP, is currently owner of Moreland Resource Consulting, LLC. She has over 25 years of public sector community development, economic development, and urban planning experience. She has dedicated much of her time to volunteer service with community-based cultural and heritage nonprofit organizations. She is the vice-president of Oregon Black Pioneers (OBP) board of directors and a member of the Bosco-Milligan: Architectural Heritage Center. On behalf of the OBP, she authored Images of America: African Americans of Portland published by Arcadia Publisher.

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Library: All Branches
Contact: Laurel Westendorf
Contact Number: 541-312-1029
Presenter: Kim Moreland
Link: Watch the presentation on YouTube