Events & Opportunities

March 23, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

12:30 p.m., Taborspace, Portland

March 24, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

1:00 p.m., Oregon City Public Library, Oregon City

March 25, 2018

Conversation Project: 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.

10:15 a.m., Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport

March 27, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

10:00 a.m., Salishan, Gleneden Beach

Photo of Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

March 27, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

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.

12:00 p.m., University of Oregon Baker Downtown Center, Eugene

Photo of Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

March 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

Recognizing Leadership Beyond Power and Authority

9:30 a.m., Mercy Corps Northwest, Portland

March 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

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

March 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

6:30 p.m., Legacy Medical Group - Woodburn Health Center, Woodburn

April 2, 2018

Conversation Project: Where are Queer People Welcome?

A majority of Americans now accept gay and lesbian relationships, but the queer population is made up of a diversity of communities and experiences. Are all queer people accepted, tolerated, and embraced everywhere? 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., High Desert Museum, Bend

Photo of Conversation Project: The Middle Class and Other Stories about Wealth, Status, and Power

April 3, 2018

Conversation Project: The Middle Class and Other Stories about Wealth, Status, and Power

Join Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis for a conversation that explores what we think and how we talk about class in Oregon and the nation. What exactly, for example, is the middle class, who does it include and exclude, and why does it get so much attention?

7:00 p.m., Columbia Ecovillage Condominium Common House, Portland