Author Archives: Yasmin Ruvalcaba

#BlackIN – Marilyn T. Keller

#BlackIN – Marilyn T. Keller Marilyn T. Keller, 2016 Jazz Society of Oregon Hall of Fame Inductee, is a 38-year veteran of music and stage performance in Jazz, Gospel, R&B, Pop, Blues, and theater, nationally and internationally. Her musical roots are diverse. Marilyn has built a career that has taken her as a feature artist…

WXE Lead Projec+: A Conversation for BIPOC* with Hana Sharif and Nataki Garrett

WXE Lead Projec+: A Conversation for BIPOC* with Hana Sharif and Nataki GarrettHosted by: Ruby Joy WhiteTechnical Producer:  Jamila Aurora DozierJuly 28, 2020  4:00PM – 5:30PM (PST) AGE is excited to present its first WXE Lead Projec+ panel discussion which features womxn of color in leadership. TICKETS: FREEThis is a ticketed event for *BIPOC artists, activists, and consumers of art. There is no charge…

Bridging the Collective

Bridging the Collective The AGE Theatre Collective is excited to launch its Bridging the Collective Program for 2020. AGE will connect emerging BIPOC womxn and non-binary artists in Portland’s community with national BIPOC womxn and non-binary leaders.  Space is limited to 10 pairings for the 2020 BTC cohort. Submissions for the program will be accepted…

#BlackIN – Belise Nishimwe

#BlackIN – Belise Nishimwe Belise Nishimwe is a rising senior at St. Mary’s Academy in Portland, Oregon. Extremely passionate about social justice, international relations, and law especially as it pertains to immigrants and their rights, Nishimwe was born and lived in a refugee camp in Tanzania until the age of five, when she and her…

#BlackIN – Jeanette Mmunga

#BlackIN – Jeanette Mmunga Jeanette Mmunga is one of the youth co-founders of I Am M.O.R.E. (iammoreresilient.com). Her goal is to become an empowerment speaker and mid-wife, helping other Black girls and women give birth to their innate creativity, their sense of purpose, and their empowered resiliency.