This is a FREE Event. Please RSVP.
*COVID-19 Change: This class will take place online via our platform Zoom. The link will be sent on the day of the event to the email address used for checkout.
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 7:00-8:30pm
Facilitator: Alyshia Macaysa is a community organizer, freelance health equity strategist and nationally recognized practitioner through Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders Program.
Her work centers on building environments and lifting up movements that deepen the political consciousness and strengthen the leadership of those most impacted by injustice. This journey has led her to work across the workforce development, housing, public health, and tech sectors to uproot the many toxic policies and practices that drive racial inequity. She is a former Mass Campaigns organizer for the National Democratic Movement of the Philippines through GABRIELA Portland, a militant Filipina womxn’s movement rooted in gendered class struggle. She is also a current board member of United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance’s Portland Chapter, organizing spaces of self determination and healing for Queer and Trans Pacific Islanders. In her professional capacity Alyshia sits on Multnomah County’s Public Health Advisory Board and advises the City of Portland through SmartCityPDX in order to wield the power of public health modernization, data, and technology to build healthy, autonomous lives for Black, Indigenous, People of Color.