Social Justice Committee

Promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity within our club and throughout our community

What We Do

The Activities that Keep Us Engaged

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
Diversity, inclusion and equity begins with our club. We are developing a plan to Increase the diversity of our membership and promote inclusion and equity in Club operations.
Workshops, Dialogues & Conversations
We offer Club members and their guests special programs that engage, inform, educate and that challenge self-reflection and the capacity to listen to understand.
Online Resource Library
Our resource library provides suggestions on readings, viewings, and music that promote the understanding of social justice issues. Visit our resource library and join the conversation.
Book Club
We stretch ourselves to read books that support and counter our beliefs, and provide an opportunity to participate in discussions that broaden our knowledge of social justice issues.

Highlights from Past Speakers and Events

Monday, 3 December 2018
‘Thank you for treating me like a human’ - a story of inclusion

Jen Bright is confined to a wheelchair and only has use of two fingers on her left hand. She has muscular dystrophy . She's also the administrative assistant for a Rotarian in Southern California.

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Monday, 26 November 2018
Rotarians can use new Social Justice Lending Library

A small lending library is coming to Portland Pearl Rotary Club sponsored by your Social Justice Committee members Jonelle, Nancy and Randy

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Thursday, 15 November 2018
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruitment and Retention Plan

Based upon the club's desire to increase the diversity of our membership, your Social Justice Committee in close collaboration with the Membership Committee has developed a DRAFT Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruitment and Retention Plan

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