Resilience of Communities of Color – C. Morse – LinkedIn Local PDX

September 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Olympic Mills Commerce Building - event space
107 SE Washington St
Portland, OR 97214
LinkedIn Local PDX

Court Morse will talk about the resiliency of communities of color to navigate dominant culture business, particularly their own journey and experience. Court will give recommendations of the ways in which businesses can be more inclusive of people of color, and gender non-conforming folks.


Spotting dominant culture
Tips for more inclusive culture
A better understanding of the impacts of colonization
A better understanding of the resilience of communities of color
Court Morse is enrolled in the Sault Ste Marie tribe of Chippewa, Ojibwe, Anishinaabeg. They identify as a proud Two-Spirit activist and movement builder having worked on numerous campaigns, with several human rights organizations for gender justice, racial justice, education funding, environmental justice across the country but primarily in Oregon. They had the honor of fighting as a water protector at the Two Spirit Nation camp at Standing Rock and have served most recently as an Equity & Inclusion Program Manager for various organizations.

More about Court Morse

More about Olympic Mills Commerce Center. We will meet on their Lobby “South Loading Dock”.

Event: 5:30 to 6 arrivals and gathering; 6 to 7 program; 7 to 7:30 networking

At LinkedIn Local PDX, we encourage diversity of thought, and our events are inclusive and welcoming to all.

We serve light refreshments on compostable materials, or for zero waste, please bring your own bottles and mugs.

* Please be advised that a photographer may be present taking pictures. If you choose not to participate, please let the staff know when you check in. *

See you there! And save the date for our next gathering on October 14.