Events & Opportunities

May 17, 2021

Democracy in America: What? - FULL

This five-part discussion series facilitated by David Gutterman invites participants to gather together for conversations about the essential elements of what it means to be a democratic citizen in the United States today.

7:00 8:30 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

May 18, 2021

Connect in Place: Art as Activism: Changing the World through Creative Expression

Art influences society by changing opinions, instilling values, and translating experiences across space and time. How can you use art to talk about what you feel is right or wrong? Join Pepe Moscoso for a conversation that invites participants to intimately explore their feelings, sentiments, and experiences and how to use art as a medium to turn thinking into doing.

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, statewide

May 24, 2021

Democracy in America: Where? - FULL

This five-part discussion series facilitated by David Gutterman invites participants to gather together for conversations about the essential elements of what it means to be a democratic citizen in the United States today.

7:00 8:30 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

May 31, 2021

Democracy in America: When? - FULL

This five-part discussion series facilitated by David Gutterman invites participants to gather together for conversations about the essential elements of what it means to be a democratic citizen in the United States today.

7:00 8:30 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

June 1, 2021

Connect in Place: Emerging from Our Homes

Join facilitator LeeAnn O’Neill in this conversation that asks, How does the way you move through your community affect your sense of safety and vulnerability? What else affects your sense of safety and vulnerability? How might you change the way you interact with others as you move through your community to create a greater sense of safety for everyone?

5:00 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

June 3, 2021

Consider This: Why Does Housing Cost So Much?

Join us for a conversation with people who are working in different ways on making housing more affordable for Oregonians: Kim McCarty, executive director of Community Alliance of Tenants; Lorelei Juntunen of ECONorthwest; and developer Eli Spevak.

5:00 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

June 3, 2021

Seeking Common Ground: Looking Past the Rural-Urban Divide

National political discourse has amplified a conflict between rural and urban interests, culture, and values that has resulted in a bifurcated reality: two “bubbles” of experience whose paths do not often cross in the media nor in our daily lives. This session will shed light on the potential common interests in these disparate experiences, toward consensus about what the future could be. This program is supported by a Public Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

9:00 a.m., Virtual Event, statewide

Photo of So Much Together: Us and Our Stuff

June 7, 2021

So Much Together: Us and Our Stuff

Frog & Toad Hauling is a junk removal and creative reuse service dedicated to seeing the treasure in trash. In this two-part workshop, we will explore through conversation, practice, and self-reflective, multimedia activities questions such as What is trash? How do we determine what does and doesn’t belong to us?

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

June 7, 2021

Democracy in America: How? - FULL

This five-part discussion series facilitated by David Gutterman invites participants to gather together for conversations about the essential elements of what it means to be a democratic citizen in the United States today.

7:00 8:30 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide

June 9, 2021

So Much Together: Us and Our Stuff

Frog & Toad Hauling is a junk removal and creative reuse service dedicated to seeing the treasure in trash. In this two-part workshop, we will explore through conversation, practice, and self-reflective, multimedia activities questions such as What is trash? How do we determine what does and doesn’t belong to us?

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Virtual Event, statewide