Portland, April 19, 2013.  After a performance of the Portland Center Stage production of Clybourne Park, members of the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals and other leaders of Portland’s African-American community were invited to stay for a post-show reception. (Photo credit, Desirae MacGillivray)

Rachel Gilmer, Sita Symonette, Lailani Ovalles, Rebecca Naja, Cimone Schwoeffermann and Kamari Aykes.

Rachel Gilmer, Sita Symonette, Lailani Ovalles, Rebecca Naja, Cimone Schwoeffermann and Kamari Aykes.

Upbeat tunes were provided by DJ Rev Shines. Clybourne Park, now running at Portland Center Stage, explores issues of race and racism, gentrification, power and social class.

Portland Center Stage Board Member Rukaiyah Adams, Solamon Ibe and Sita Symonette.

Portland Center Stage Board Member Rukaiyah Adams, Solamon Ibe and Sita Symonette.

Felicia Wells-Thomas and Nygil Thomas.

Felicia Wells-Thomas and Nygil Thomas.

Here’s more information about The Urban League of Portland Young Professionals:

A Portland, Oregon based National Urban League volunteer auxiliary that targets young professionals ages 21-40 to empower their communities and change lives through the Urban League Movement.
Mission:

To support the Urban League Movement through our volunteerism, philanthropy and membership development.

Company Overview

The Urban League of Portland is a non-profit, community-based organization headquartered in north Portland and an affiliate of the National Urban League. Since 1945 we have advocated, served and empowered African Americans and other Oregonians to create an equitable place to work and live.

The Urban League of Portland YPs are a committed group of young professionals (aged 21 – 40) invested in the values and strategic goals of the Urban League of Portland. Those values include leadership development, education, healthcare, and elder care.

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