Events & Opportunities

October 19, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

7:00 p.m., Columbia Ecovillage Condominium Common House, Portland

October 19, 2018

Exploring Power and Privilege with Courage, Creativity, and Compassion

Join facilitator Ridhi D’Cruz for a conversation that explores how we face and transform oppression in our everyday lives. This conversation will include some hands-on activities.

11:00 a.m., Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland

October 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Why DIY? Self-sufficiency and American Life

This conversation investigates why we strive to be makers and doers in a world that provides more conveniences than ever before. How might the “new industrial revolution” of tinkerers and crafters affect American schools and workplaces?

3:00 p.m., Astoria Public Library, Astoria

October 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

2:00 p.m., West Linn Public Library, West Linn

October 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

5:30 p.m., Port Orford Public Library, Port Orford

October 23, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

6:00 p.m., Hillsboro Shute Park Library, Hillsboro

October 24, 2018

Think & Drink with Eli Saslow

Join journalist Eli Saslow, author of Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist for a conversation about how white supremacist movements are born and how they gain power.

7:00 p.m., Alberta Rose Theatre, Portland

October 24, 2018

Conversation Project: What's the Purpose of Public Education?

Join facilitator Aimee Craig for a conversation that explores the extent to which our various—and sometimes conflicting—ideals about the purpose of public education align with what is happening in our schools.

6:30 p.m., Columbia Grange #267, Corbett

October 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

How Relationships Affect the Places We Live

7:00 p.m., Silver Falls Library, Silverton

October 26, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees:

Stewarding Our Public Forests

6:30 p.m., Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma