Statement on OMPA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

We believe in embracing diverse perspectives, supporting equitable access to opportunities, and creating inclusive environments that are supportive and welcoming to all. This vision requires that what we do and how we do it needs to change. Sometimes inclusion means shifting our focus. We recognize that this can be uncomfortable for those who don’t see the need for change—but it’s imperative and long overdue for those who haven’t benefited from the status quo.

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FORTITUDE: Annie Tonsiengsom | What happens when the rose-colored glasses come off?

Seeing the world through a new lens with Portland filmmaker Annie Tonsiengsom. The literary technique known as “tragic irony” dates back to classical Greece — […]

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Tell your state representatives to vote YES on HB 3010 for industry-wide diversity & inclusion

Do you think Diversity & Inclusion should be a priority for Oregon productions? If so, tell your state representatives to vote YES on HB 3010! […]

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OMPA elevates local creatives for conversation on unique challenges

Reporting by Annika James | Write-up by Lilly Joynes | Photography by Pedro Valdez Jr.  Portland is known as one of the whitest cities in […]

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