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Oregon Rises Above Hate

May 6, 2023

Join together 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.

Oregon Rises Above Hate
Saturday, May 6
At the Flanders Festival Street (between NW 3rd and 4th Aves)
and cultural organizations throughout Old Town, including:

Japanese American Museum of Oregon

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Portland Chinatown Museum

Jewish Museum of Oregon and Center for Holocaust Education

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Oregon Chinese Coalition

Consolidated Chinese Benevolent Association



Photo by Kendra Farber

Event Schedule

Speeches by community leaders and elected officials

Organization fair and food carts
Participating organizations:

  • Asian and Pacific Islander Community Coalitions of Oregon
  • IRCO
  • Portland Japanese Garden
  • Basic Rights Oregon
  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
  • Japanese American Museum of Oregon
  • Portland JACL
  • Portland FBI
  • Grant High School AA Club

Food carts:

Performances by

  • Lee’s Association
  • Portland Taiko
  • Obukan Judo
  • DJ Anjali
  • Japanese Dance
  • Filipino Youth Group
  • Ziggie Mandela
  • Brandon Michael
  • Ken Yoshikawa
  • Paul Susi
  • Mimi Shawarma Indian Dance

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