The Cultural Resource Centers at Oregon State University stem from student activism in response to systemic institutional and national discrimination. The roots of social change dig deep through history and this timeline was created to highlight some of the key moments that created that change.

  • Please do note that this is not intended as a complete picture and we recognize that key events may be missing.
  • Please also note that this timeline's focus was on moments of social change and not necessarily on moments of trauma that may severely impact individuals upon viewing or remembering those events.


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  • Content
    • Dr. Luhui Whitebear
    • Tamara Lash, MEd
  • Graphic
    • Sergio Valenciano