A neighborhood effort to interrupt racism in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Our Mission is to educate and empower Lake Oswego residents and institutions with the tools to combat racism in all its forms and make LO — and Oregon — a better place to live for residents of all races and ethnicities.

What We Do

Respond to Racism meets monthly, bringing concerned citizens together, including members of local government, news media, and the Lake Oswego School District, to tackle overt and systemic racism in Lake Oswego.

Please join us for our next meeting:

Join the Dialogue

Help make Lake Oswego a better place to live for residents of all races and ethnicities.

Learn How to Help

Not sure where, or how, you can educate yourself and your network? We’ve compiled a list of tools and resources that will help your awareness and understanding.

Be Part of the Action

Get involved at our next community-based event. Meet fellow members and join us as we support the community through events that educate and inspire.

New on our Blog

  • Daniel Nsengimana | Life After the Bubble
    Check out the latest episode of Life After the Bubble, featuring author Daniel Nsengimana. New episodes of Life After the Bubble will be released each month over the course of the following year. Subscribe to our YouTube page so you don’t miss a Respond to Racism video. About Life After the Bubble … Read more
  • Reinterpreting Abolition w/ Audrey Lorde by Cameron iizuka
    Editor’s Note: Respond to Racism is excited to announce a new addition to our team, Cameron iizuka. Among other activities, Cameron will be writing our bi-weekly newsletters and penned the following the essay in the most recent edition. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss … Read more