Standing with Black Lives Matter
Posted On June 5, 2020
Mayo Street Arts stands with our friends around the globe to speak out against racism.
We stand to promote understanding, justice, equality, and change.
We stand committed to Black artists, colleagues, partners, collaborators, neighbors, and the entire black community.
Black Lives Matter. Community Resources
Virtual Talk with Judicaelle Irakoze: Practical Ways to Achieve Racial Equity
Tune in to a virtual talk at YWCA with
Judicaelle Irakoze on achieving racial (and gender) equity on Thursday, June 11. Click here to join and learn more.
Irakoze is the Founder and Executive Director of
which presents speaker series Choose Yourself Girl Talk Portland. She will also be hosting the talk this The Necessity of Women in Political Leadership Saturday, June 6, live on Youtube.
illustration by @jane_mount PPL Anti-Racism Resources
@ppl_bookmobile for sharing the Portland Public Library’s amazing anti-racism resources (that you can check out soon!) Find the list here and follow Portland Public Library for more. Diverse BookFinder
For children’s books that can spark conversation and change, we love
Diverse BookFinder – a database of thousands of children’s picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC), published and distributed in the U.S. since 2002! Browse their collections and learn more here.
photo from @weethepeopleboston #weechalkthewalk
We love what families have been posting as part of
Wee the People‘s #weechalkthewalk — thanks to Love Lab Studios and Indigo Arts Alliance for sharing so many inspiring examples from the community! Although the event has passed, you can find more workshops, activities, and resources on their website, weethepeopleboston.org – here!