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A Place Called Home: From Vanport to Albina

  • St. Johns Library 7510 North Charleston Avenue Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)

Join the Vanport Mosaic for a FREE screening of oral history documentaries, part of our living archive. Through archival footage, historic photographs, and compelling first-person narratives, this collection of short films and audio narratives traces the story of Portland’s African American community from the 1940s to 1970s. It is a story of struggle, perseverance, and resilience that continues today.

Artist and Vanport descendant VELYNN BROWN will share her poem Roots and Remnants, and will faciliate a reflection on the beauty and challenges of story, home, community and belonging.

All abilities are welcome. For disability accommodations, call 503.988.5123 or email help@multcolib.org 2-3 days before a program.

Earlier Event: February 1
Fundraiser for WomenFirst