Events & Opportunities

August 23, 2018

Sorry Not Sorry: When, Why, and How We Apologize

Join Josephine Community Libraries and Oregon Humanities for a Think & Drink conversation with Edwin Battistella, author of Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology and writer Jennifer Roberts.

5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Climate City Brewing Company, Grants Pass

August 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

Recognizing Leadership Beyond Power and Authority

3:30 p.m., Union County Safe Communities Coalition, La Grande

Photo of Conversation Project: Showing Up

August 30, 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?

7:00 p.m., Gaiety Hollow, Salem

Photo of Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

September 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Drawing on the diverse histories and backgrounds of participants, Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian and how can we create inclusive communities.

Noon, Oregon State Capitol, Salem

September 12, 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.

7:00 p.m., The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library, The Dalles

September 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

6:30 p.m., Athena Public Library, Athena

October 4, 2018

Facilitation Training

Oregon Humanities trains facilitators to lead conversations about vital issues and ideas across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds. 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.

, Downtown Bend Library, Bend

November 1, 2018

Facilitation Training

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