This unit will introduce students to the role of Community Organizations in the Civil Rights Movement in Portland, Oregon. They will be presented with information on the various organizations and issues facing African Americans who lived in Portland during the civil rights movement. At the conclusion of the unit students will be able to discuss the community organizations played in relation to the success of civil rights protests in Portland. They will also have an understanding of how the African American civil rights movement served as a model for modern activism.
Portland Public Schools (Or.) -- Curricula, African Americans -- Oregon -- Portland -- History, Multicultural education -- Study and teaching
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Curriculum and Instruction | United States History
Gifford, Michael and Erickson, Lance, "Unit Plan: The Role of Community Organizations in the Oregon Civil Rights Movement" (2015). African American History in Oregon: Lesson Plans. 2.