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22nd Annual Northwest Public Employees Diversity Conference

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Equity at Work: Building Inclusion


Keynote Speaker: Walidah Imarisha

Photo by Pete Shaw

Walidah Imarisha is an author, educator, public scholar and poet. She is the author of the collection of poetry Scars/Stars, and the upcoming nonfiction book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison and Redemption. She is also one of the co-editors of the anthology Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements. She has taught in the Portland State University’s Black Studies Department, Oregon State University’s Women Gender Sexuality Studies Department and Southern New Hampshire’s English Department.