Events & Opportunities

Photo of Conversation Project: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

April 11, 2019

Conversation Project: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

How Relationships Affect the Places We Live

6:00 p.m., Marys River Grange #685, Philomath

Photo of Conversation Project: What We Owe

April 11, 2019

Conversation Project: What We Owe

Living with Debt

7:00 p.m., Silver Falls Library, Silverton

Photo of Conversation Project: Listening to Young People

April 13, 2019

Conversation Project: Listening to Young People

Join facilitator Emily Squires and a cofacilitator from the youth community for a conversation that asks folks to explore their own beliefs about what it means to be young and to reflect on their individual relationship to power as it relates to age.

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

Photo of Conversation Project: How We Grow Old

April 13, 2019

Conversation Project: How We Grow Old

Stories of Aging in Oregon and Beyond

1:00 p.m., Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Tillamook

Photo of Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

April 16, 2019

Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

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.

7:00 p.m., Walters Cultural Arts Center, Hillsboro

Photo of Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be American?

April 17, 2019

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be American?

Join this conversation led by facilitator Ellen Knutson to share your ideas about what it means to be American and hear others’ ideas, to identify differences and points of connection that may lead us toward the ideal stated in our nation’s motto: E pluribus unum, out of many, one.

1:00 p.m., PCC Rock Creek Campus, Portland

Photo of Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

April 18, 2019

Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

Join facilitator Jill Winsor in a discussion that explores how the complexity of the queer community intersects with the spaces and communities that surround us.

6:00 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library, Coos Bay

Photo of Conversation Project: Listening to Young People

April 18, 2019

Conversation Project: Listening to Young People

Join facilitator Emily Squires for a conversation that asks folks to explore their own beliefs about what it means to be young and to reflect on their individual relationship to power as it relates to age.

7:00 p.m., Southwest Neighborhoods Inc, Portland

Photo of Conversation Project: Hunger in Our Communities

April 19, 2019

Conversation Project: Hunger in Our Communities

Facilitator Surabhi Mahajan will lead participants in a conversation to explore the connections between the constructed story of hunger and the current and possible solutions to end hunger.

5:30 p.m., Port Orford Public Library, Port Orford

Photo of Conversation Project: White Allyship in Close-knit Communities

April 22, 2019

Conversation Project: White Allyship in Close-knit Communities

In this conversation led by facilitator Alexis James, participants will have the chance to explore their identities, learn how to acknowledge different lived experiences without alienating friends and neighbors, and move toward action in their own communities.

6:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library, Beaverton