Conversation Project Catalog

The Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to talk—across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important issues and ideas. To bring one of these facilitated discussions to your community, review the list of topics below—organized by theme—and then visit our How to Host a Conversation Project Event page.

Art and Music

Ecology of Creative Space

Gathering Inspiration from the Natural World

What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Community

Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

Can We Get Along?

Examining Our Personal Experiences of Connection and Community

How We Grow Old

Stories of Aging in Oregon and Beyond

Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Showing Up

What Does It Mean to Belong to a Community?

The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

How Relationships Affect the Places We Live

Food

Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Identity

Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

Everyone Can Be a Leader

Exploring Nontraditional Community Leadership

From the Desert to the Sea

Geography and Identity in Oregon

In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

What Are You?

Mixed-Race and Interracial Families in Oregon's Past and Future

What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Why DIY?

Self-Sufficiency and American Life

Justice

Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

How We Grow Old

Stories of Aging in Oregon and Beyond

It’s a Free Country

Exploring the Limitations and Responsibilities of Freedom

Sentenced for a Season, Punished for Life

How Long Should People Pay for Past Crimes?

The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Place

From the Desert to the Sea

Geography and Identity in Oregon

It’s a Free Country

Exploring the Limitations and Responsibilities of Freedom

Showing Up

What Does It Mean to Belong to a Community?

Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

How Relationships Affect the Places We Live

Race

Spirituality

In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Technology and Science

Programs