Events & Opportunities

October 16, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Given competing interests and visions of the public good, how do we protect our common resources such as land, water, and air? Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

6:00 p.m., Hillsboro Brookwood Library, Hillsboro

October 16, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children? This event will be held in Spanish

11:30 a.m., Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Beaverton Clinic, Beaverton

October 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

6:00 p.m., Eugene Public Library, Eugene

October 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

6:00 p.m., Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon

October 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

11:30 a.m., Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Hillsboro, Hillsboro

October 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

6:00 p.m., Friendly House, Portland

October 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Who Are the Deserving Poor?

Join facilitator Erica Tucker for a conversation that explores our beliefs about poverty and asks us to consider our assumptions about who should—and shouldn’t—be eligible for support.

6:00 p.m., Springfield City Hall, Springfield

October 19, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. 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.

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

October 19, 2018

Exploring Power and Privilege with Courage, Creativity, and Compassion

Join facilitator Ridhi D’Cruz for a conversation that explores how we face and transform oppression in our everyday lives. This conversation will include some hands-on activities.

11:00 a.m., Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland

October 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

2:00 p.m., West Linn Public Library, West Linn