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Oregon Rises Above Hate

May 14, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Join together on May 14 to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the AANHPI (Asian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander) community, its resilience, and commit to combat the continued rise anti-Asian hate.

This a free event in Portland Old Town/Chinatown:

map showing the event location near the north east corner of NW 4th and Flanders.    Flanders Festival Street is on NW Flanders between 3rd and 4th Aves. Davis Festival Street with food carts is on NW Davis between 3rd and 4th Aves.


10 AM – 11 AM
Community Performances by Portland Taiko, Obukan Judo, and others

11 AM – 12 PM
Speaking by community leaders and elected officials, including:

  • Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang,
  • Multnomah County Commissioner Susheela Jayapal,
  • Philanthropist Anne Naito-Campbell,
  • The Pacific Islander Community Coordinator for Immigrant & Refugee Community Lute Richards, and
  • Multnomah County Commissioner Lori Stegmann

12 PM – 6 PM
Cultural heritage institutions will be open for free to encourage exploration of AANHPI culture & history, including Japanese American Museum of Oregon, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Oregon Historical Society, Oregon Jewish Museum, Portland Chinatown Museum, and others.

Festival Streets on Flanders and Davis Streets will have food carts and tables from organizations.
Lan Su will feature performances by Ka Lei Hai’a O Ka Lokelani, Takohachi Taiko, and Vancouver Jasmine Dance Troupe.

Food Cart Info

6 PM – 9 PM
Vigil and memorial at Lan Su Garden to honor those that came before us and those that we have lost during the pandemic, featuring Fear No Music, Chinese calligraphy demonstration, and lantern lighting at dusk.

Cultural Heritage Immersion Day

Please enjoy free admission on May 14, 2022 or other benefits with the following cultural institutions to explore and broaden your understanding of yourself and others:

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Japanese American Museum of Oregon

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

Oregon Historical Society

Portland Chinatown Museum

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Oregon Chinese Coalition


May 14, 2022
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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