Community Meeting: Black Girl in Suburbia 

Community Meeting: Black Girl in Suburbia 


May 13    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Lake Oswego United Church of Christ
1111 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego , Oregon

Event Type

Screening and Discussion with Melissa Lowery

Black Girl in Suburbia is a documentary by filmmaker Melissa Lowery that examines the experiences of black girls who live in predominantly white communities. We will watch and discuss the film, as well as her work creating space for Black students in predominantly white schools in Portland and Beaverton.  

Join us in-person or watch live on our YouTube channel


Melissa Lowery is a wife and mother that lives in the Pacific Northwest.  She is an Equity and Liberation Strategist, and Director/Producer of the Documentary film, Black Girl In Suburbia. She always seeks to create better and equitable environments that honor the human dignity of each person through storytelling and dialogue.  Melissa currently works at Central Catholic High School in Portland as the Director of Equity and Community Engagement.