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22nd Annual Northwest Public Employees Diversity Conference

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Equity at Work: Building Inclusion

2015 NWPEDC Program

Program Cover

Special thanks to the following:

Portland Police Bureau – Security

Bureau of Technology Services, City of Portland – IT Support

Kevin Kitamura, Multnomah County – Program

Nina Jones, Multnomah County – Volunteer Coordinator

Clackamas County – Video Services

Jeff Hagen, Multnomah County – Photographer

2015 Presenters and Facilitators

Oregon Convention Center and Pacific Wild – Venue and Catering Service


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.

2014 NWPEDC Program

2013 NWPEDC Program

2012 NWPEDC Program

2011 NWPEDC Program

2010 NWPEDC Program

2009 NWPEDC Program

2008 NWPEDC Program

2007 NWPEDC Program

2006 NWPEDC Program