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19 April 2013
The board of directors of Oregon Humanities has named a new executive director of the... More
08 April 2013
For the summer 2013 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine, we invite readers to send... More
17 January 2013
On January 16, 2013, Cara Ungar, who has served as executive director of Oregon... More
05 September 2012
Oregon Humanities gratefully acknowledges the supporters who made gifts in 2011. Their... More
24 September 2011
Still unclear about how the Oregon Cultural Trust tax credit works? Watch this... More
Adam Davis Named New Executive Director
The board of directors of Oregon Humanities has named a new executive director of the organization: Adam Davis, who comes to OH from Chicago, where he is the director of the Center for Civic Reflection. He will officially assume his duties August 5.
Davis will be the fifth director of Oregon Humanities since the organization’s founding in 1971. He succeeds Cara Ungar, who left in February to pursue other interests.
As director of the Center for Civic Reflection—a national... Read more
19 April 2013 | Posted in Inside O. Hm. | Permalink | Comments? (0 so far)
Submit a Post for the "Skin" Issue
For the summer 2013 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine, we invite readers to send Posts submissions on the theme “Skin.” We are looking for short essays exploring concepts such as the body, race, and wellness—anything that focuses on the physical side of being human—using history, literature, law, politics, and any other discipline of the humanities.
Read Posts from the last issue of the magazine to get an idea of what we’re looking for, then send your submission (400 words... Read more
08 April 2013 | Posted in Publications | Permalink | Comments? (0 so far)
Executive Director Transition at Oregon Humanities
On January 16, 2013, Cara Ungar, who has served as executive director of Oregon Humanities since 2007, announced her decision to leave the organization to pursue other opportunities.
The board of directors, led by Chair John Frohnmayer, will immediately begin a search for the next executive director of the organization.
“The past six years have been thrilling, challenging, and rewarding,” Ungar says. “I’m proud of the work we’ve accomplished in guiding the organization... Read more
17 January 2013 | Posted in Inside O. Hm. | Permalink | Comments? (2 so far)
2011 Annual Report
Oregon Humanities gratefully acknowledges the supporters who made gifts in 2011. Their generosity allows Oregon Humanities to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities. To view our annual report, please use the embedded reader or download a PDF at the link below.
05 September 2012 | Posted in Featured On Home Page Inside O. Hm. | Permalink | Comments? (0 so far)
How the Oregon Cultural Trust Donation Works
Still unclear about how the Oregon Cultural Trust tax credit works? Watch this entertaining video that explains it all. The basics are: 1) Donate to any of 1,300 cultural nonprofits in Oregon. 2) Match that gift by donating an equal amount to the Oregon Cultural Trust. 3) 100 percent of your matching gift will be returned when you file your taxes.
24 September 2011 | Posted in Advocacy Community | Permalink | Comments? (2 so far)
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