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MusicPortland April First Monday: Equity in Action: The Remix
April 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PDT
How do we as a music industry address our own privilege, biases, and exclusionary practices relative to race, gender identity, ableism and more? What do we need to do as individuals and enterprises to make this a truly great and equitable music city?
Join a panel led by Diversity Equity and Inclusion Professional, Déja Fitzgerald, to hear from different music industry stakeholders who are invested in social justice within our industry. Learn how to grapple with making Portland more just, equitable and excellent from activists, individual artists, writers, and music businesses. We are excited to dive into how we can create tangible change in our music ecosystem!
Date: Monday, April 5th, 2021
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Deja Fitzgerald, Cascade Aids Project & MusicPortland Board Member
Mac Smiff, Editor-In-Chief of We Out Here magazine, journalist, artist, and advocate/activist
Lori Hughes Killen, talent buyer at Mississippi Studios and Polaris Hall, President of Board of Directors at MusicPortland
DJ Ambush, General Manager of 96.7 the Numberz.fm
Sarah Clarke, People Music
Shrista Tyree, entertainer and advocate/activist
Jahdi Levvi, artist and advocate/activist