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GARE is happy to announce that the City of Portland, Multnomah County, the Port of Portland, and Metro of Oregon will host the 2020 Annual Membership Meeting on April 14-16, 2020

The GARE Annual Membership Meeting is your chance to meet, learn from one another, and energize each other for another year of advancing racial equity in your jurisdictions. As members, you drive the program content, and we invite you to propose a complete concept for a breakout session -- workshop, learning lab, or panel -- that highlights an issue of importance, policy innovation, or racial equity practice you would like to share with the network. Please consider the criteria below as you develop your proposal. 

Please note: For full consideration, please submit your proposals by January 30th, 2020.

Preference will be given to proposals that fulfill 2 or more of the following criteria:

  • Showcases best and promising practice
  • Leads with tools and tactics, and provides skill-building opportunities
  • Centers the voices and expertise of staff who are doing leading edge work
  • Contributes to a diverse representation of presenters by race, gender, and other forms of identity
  • Utilizes interactive, audience-centered formats
  • Helps further a national GARE agenda

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.