Vestal Social Justice Night 2022

As one of eleven recipients of Metro’s Community Placemaking grant this year, Montavilla’s Vestal Elementary expands their annual Social Justice Night, creating deeper impact and joyful programming. In partnership with Montavilla Jazz and PSU’s Artist as Citizen Initiative, this celebration of culture will highlight two of Vestal’s five pillars of social justice: community diversity and family identity.  With a focus on intergenerational storytelling, art, food, and music, this special evening unites one of Portland’s most culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse neighborhoods.

WHEN: Thursday, May 26, 2022; 4:30PM
WHERE: Outside on the playground of Vestal Elementary (161 NE 82nd Ave)
Dinner will take place across the street at The Yard prior to the celebration
WHO: Open to the school community, partners, and neighborhood residents
WHAT: Vestal Social Justice Night 2022
featuring Student-led Social Justice Projects and Art Exhibits & Three Jazz World Premieres