was a center for contemporary art in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It was led by a desire to support artists, propose new modes of production, and stimulate the ongoing public discourse around art. This website serves as an archive of Yale Union’s programming from 2011 through 2021.

Yale Union acknowledges that it occupies the traditional lands of the Multnomah, Chinook, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla, and other Indigenous peoples.


Since its inception in 2009, Yale Union has been compiling an archive of articles, images, and documents related to the history of its historic building and its role in the laundry strike. This website makes public this decade-long project to commemorate the strike centennial.