Events & Opportunities

October 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

6:00 p.m., Friendly 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 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 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 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

November 1, 2018

Facilitation Training (FULL)

This two-day training will help you strengthen your skills in planning and facilitating conversations on issues you care about within your organization or in the broader community.

, Oregon Humanities, Portland

November 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Adoption

n this conversation, facilitator Astrid Castro will ask participants to explore questions such as, What role do race and racism play in your family? What are the personal experiences that inform how you talk to adopted children in your life about where they are from? Where do you need to grow to be the best resource you can be for children who are adopted?

6:00 p.m., Unity of Portland, Portland

November 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

2:00 p.m., People's Food Coop, Portland

November 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Facilitator Manuel Padilla will lead this conversation to explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

10:00 a.m., Portland State University, Portland

November 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

How Relationships Affect the Places We Live

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