From official Eventbrite page:
Presented by People for Mutual Education (P4ME), this event is the second in a three-part series that aims to convene Portland community members around a common goal of resisting municipally-sanctioned gentrification. In this virtual teach-in, participants will engage with Oregon history to pinpoint technologies that have been and are continuing to be used to uphold anti-Black racism in our local communities. Through mutual education and artistic expression (yes we can do collective art virtually!), we will set the stage for the third teach-in in this series, which will turn understanding and connection into action against gentrification.
Tickets are sliding scale $0-$25. Zoom information will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event. Revenue will be used to support future print runs of P4ME materials and to pay Black scholars and public thinkers for future labor. Thank you for giving what you can to support P4ME and future events like this one!
About People for Mutual Education:
We are People for Mutual Education, a group based in Portland, Oregon who work collaboratively to assemble resources, synthesize existing information, and share knowledge on racial and social (in)justice. We do this by creating pamphlets for distribution through door-to-door canvassing and online, as well as presenting learning opportunities that feature Black public thinkers, scholars, and community members. Our goal is not to be the gatekeepers of knowledge, but rather, to offer a platform and a space for those who have been resisting oppression and fighting for liberation to educate others, so that the spread of information and means to take action runs as wide as it does deep.
People for Mutual Education, currently an all-volunteer initiative, was curated by a Black person to further advance the efforts of local and national activists working for racial justice. For too long, the antiracism movement has relied on the (unpaid) labor, energy and resilience of Black, Indigenous, and people of color. By using unpaid white labor to compile resources, People for Mutual Education redistributes the wealth of time within the local movement for racial justice, economic equity, and collective liberation. Check out our first drop of pamphlets on subjects like gentrification, Black Trans Lives, racism in public schools, and more at www.p4me.tumblr.com.
[Image description: Rectangular event flyer with a collage of red stylized images of apartment buildings, houses, and MAX trains with an illustration of silhouettes of people in a crowd protesting with signs in the lower left corner and the following text in the center of the flyer: “People for Mutual Education Presents: Portland’s Racist Displacement History: Know the Past, Create New Features. A virtual teach-in. December 20, 2020 1:00-3PM. Link in bio for tickets.”]