Sista in the Brotherhood film screening

March 9, 2017

In honor of International Women’s Day, AIA Portland | The Center for Architecture and Howard S. Wright Construction Co. sponsored a screening of “Sista in the Brotherhood,” a short film that follows a black tradeswoman on a new job site and examines the sexist and racist discrimination experienced everyday by women in the trades. The screening was followed by a discussion with Dawn Jones Redstone the film’s director, and Portland State University Professor Roberta Hunte (who served as the film’s co-producers) and Cherise Lakeside, CSI, CDT from Ankrom Moisan Architects regarding the state of diversity, equity, and discrimination in the profession. The discussion was moderated by Carleton Hart staff, Julia Mollner.

For more information, visit: www.sistainthebrotherhood.com.