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.

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