We are against hate which targets continually marginalized people, no matter if they are Asian, Asian-American, Pacific Islanders, Black, Indigenous, people of color, and LGBTQ+ identifying. We support movements for reform, protest, and equality. A collection of resources and organizations working toward these efforts, and those which offer support, can be found here.

We will continue to amplify marginalized voices, and welcome all, their ideas, their events, and their words. Our words here are not enough, but we wanted to say we support you and will continue to do so through our actions.

An additional list of support and relief funds can be found here.

For details regarding specific events please contact the organizers or venues. If you are an organizer or venue and would like to reach out to us please feel free to contact us or submit an event using our submission form. We’d love to hear from you!

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

A Conversation with Author Sarah Federman

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

The French National Railways and the Journey to Accountability

In the immediate decades after World War II, the French National Railways (SNCF) was celebrated for its acts of wartime heroism. However, recent debates and litigation have revealed the ways the SNCF worked as an accomplice to the Third Reich and was actively complicit in the deportation of 75,000 Jews and other civilians to death camps. Sarah Federman delves into the interconnected roles—perpetrator, victim, and hero—the company took on during the harrowing years of the Holocaust.

This talk will address the war years as well as the SNCF’s journey toward accountability in France and the United States, culminating in a multimillion-dollar settlement paid by the French government on behalf of the railways.

Sarah Federman is an assistant professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management at the University of Baltimore and Fulbright Specialist in Peace and Conflict Resolution. Prior to this research, Sarah worked a decade as an International advertising executive working in 12 countries with companies such as Google, Discovery, and Microsoft. She became interested in the role of the SNCF during World War II after seeing her own name printed on a Holocaust memorial.

Register here Donate Today

Venue

Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

Organizer

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Phone:
503-226-3600
Email:
info@ojmche.org
Website:
http://www.ojmche.org