Events & Opportunities

March 9, 2021

Connect in Place: What are we learning from the COVID-19 pandemic, and how will we remember it?

How can we put our energy, intention, and creativity into nurturing deep individual and collective learning that will outlive the pandemic? How do we shape a better “new normal,” wherein even the concept of normal itself is liberated from various constraints? We can start by talking about it.

5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific,

March 15, 2021

Consider This on the Klamath Basin

A discussion on the history and future of settlement and water use in the Klamath Basin with panelists Russell Attebery (Chairman, Karuk Tribe), Mark Bransom (CEO, Klamath River Renewal Corporation), Don Gentry (Chairman, Klamath Tribes), Becky Hyde (Klamath Basin rancher), and Joe James (Chairman, Yurok Tribe).

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, non

March 16, 2021

Consider This with Leah Sottile

A conversation with Leah Sottile, an Oregon journalist who has done in-depth reporting on extremist right-wing movements in the western United States. We'll talk about how fringe religious and political movements have grown and gained political power in the western United States.

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Virtual Event, non

March 20, 2021

Rekindling our Ancestral Relations through Food with Michelle Week

In this So Much Together workshop, Farmer Michelle Week will talk about what inspires her and what fuels her hope as she builds food sovereignty and connection through Good Rain Farm. Throughout the event, participants will have the opportunity to explore their unique heritages through activities, dialogue, and reflection, reconnecting to practices of reverence for place and for all those we share our homes with.

Noon to 4:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, non

April 3, 2021

Inheritance Stories: Oral Histories of Food Culture with Lola Milholland

Lola Milholland produces food-related art installations and events that bring together interactive public engagement with art making and food activism. In this workshop, Lola will share her work and ideas and guide participants in creating a cookbook together by interviewing and listening to each other.

Noon to 4:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, non

April 7, 2021

Consider This with Eric K. Ward

Our 2020–21 Consider This conversation series is all about democracy and civic engagement—how it works, who gets to participate, and how it can break down. We're hosting live conversations with journalists and scholars with insight into how our democracy is working and the threats it faces. On April 7, join Eric K. Ward, director of Western States Center, for a conversation on democracy, participation, and justice.

5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, non

April 13, 2021

Consider This with Clint Smith

A conversation on education, memory, race, and democracy with the author of How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America.

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, non