Events & Opportunities

October 24, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

6pm, Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario

October 24, 2017

Growth in Portland: Whose Livability?

Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, moderates a panel discussion on the Portland comprehensive plan.

7:00 p.m., EcoTrust Natural Capital Center, Portland

October 25, 2017

What's Brewing?

The Crook County Foundation hosts this public forum on current events and issues happening locally, regionally, and at the state level. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Meadow Lakes Restaurant, Prineville

October 25, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

6:00 p.m., Eastern Oregon University - Hoke Union Building Room 339, La Grande

October 25, 2017

My Brother's Keeper: "Homeless in America"

This fall, Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario will present "My Brother's Keeper," a series of eight documentary film screenings exploring the lives of marginalized peoples and issues such as mental health, addiction, and mass incarceration. Each screening will be followed by a presentation and Q&A session by a local nonprofit or government agency.

6:30 p.m., Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario

October 26, 2017

Race and Domestic Violence

Join Adelante Mujeres, Bradley Angle, YWCA of Greater Portland, and Micronesian Islander Community for an evening of poetry, education, and discussion to foster a greater understanding of the significance of race and ethnicity in relationship to domestic violence.

6:00 to 9:00 p.m., The Rosewood Initiative, Portland

October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

1:00 p.m., Oregon Food Bank, Portland

October 26, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

3:30 p.m., Happy Valley Library, Happy Valley

October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon

What systems are in place to prevent the racial integration and equity many of us strive for? Knowing what we do, how do we act—as individuals and communities—to embrace the opportunity presented by a more diverse Oregon?

10:00 a.m., Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, Portland

October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

5:30 p.m., Waldport Public Library, Waldport