Events & Opportunities

June 2, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

2:30 p.m., Natural Grocers, Coos Bay

June 8, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

In this conversation, Manuel Padilla, who has worked with refugees in Haiti, Chad, and Washington, DC, asks participants to consider questions of uprootedness, hospitality, identity, perception, and integration and how we might build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities.

6:00 p.m., Coos History Museum, Coos Bay

July 13, 2018

Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Facilitator Surabhi Mahajan will lead us in a conversation to explore cultural appropriation beyond who’s “allowed” to wear certain clothing or cook particular foods.

6:00 p.m., Coos History Museum, Coos Bay

August 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Showing Up

Join facilitator Chi Mei Tam in this conversation to explore what it means to be part of a community. What does it looks like when community shows up for you and vice versa?  How does it work? To what extent are shared values and identities in our community enough or not enough to help us thrive?

6:00 p.m., Coos History Museum, Coos Bay