Showing 58 results for tag Belonging

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | July 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | May 2, 2017

Walk On

An innovative program connects physical activity and memory to improve the health of Portland communities affected by change. An article by Marty Hughley with photos by Tojo Andrianarivo

Magazine | April 5, 2017

What They Carried

The things four refugees brought with them when they came to Oregon. Story by Caitlin Dwyer, photos by Kim Oanh Nguyen

Magazine | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: You're In or You're Out

Exploring Belonging

Event | August 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | March 21, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | June 25, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | February 25, 2017

Conversation Project: You're In or You're Out

Exploring Belonging

Event | February 16, 2017

An Oregon Canyon

Produced by Sika Stanton and Donnell Alexander for Oregon Humanities, this film reveals the story of a canyon in Jefferson County, Oregon that was renamed for John A. Brown in 2014, one of the first Black homesteaders in Oregon.

Beyond the Margins | January 10, 2017

Making Peace with Chaos

Author Zahir Janmohamed and photographer Tojo Andrianarivo profile student refugees living and thriving in Portland despite uncertainty.

Magazine | December 6, 2016

Think & Drink 2017: This Land

Think & Drink | November 21, 2016

We Don't Know What We Don't Know

Conversation Project | November 9, 2016

Sunday, Laundry Day

Every quarter counts in subsidized senior housing. An essay by Josephine Cooper

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Slow Ascent

A Chinese American woman searches for belonging in the country of her grandparents. An essay by Jessica Yen

Magazine | August 11, 2016

"I'm Not Staying Here Another Day"

A conversation about the Great Migration with Isabel Wilkerson and Rukaiyah Adams

Beyond the Margins | June 28, 2016

The Gift of a Known World

Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on the power--and privilege--of rooting oneself to places

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Just People Like Us

Writer Guy Maynard on a little-known history of a Southern Oregon community during World War II where prisoners of war were more welcome than US military of color

Magazine | April 11, 2016

A Tremendous Force of Will

A conversation about the Great Migration's and the civil right movement with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Not Built for Ghosts

Writer Helen Hill on consequences she faced after leaving her beloved home in the hands of others

Magazine | April 11, 2016

You'll See Me Tomorrow Because

A prose poem by Anis Mogjani

Beyond the Margins | February 20, 2016

Rootedness

An essay by Brian Doyle

Beyond the Margins | January 28, 2016

Whose State Is This?

Journalist brent Walth on how legal measures targeting Latino Oregonians reflect fears of change.

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Community in Flux

The long-persecuted Roma people begin to speak out. By Lisa Loving

Magazine | December 18, 2015

David and Goliath

Remembering a friend from a hospice house. An excerpt from What the Dying Have Taught Me about Living: The Awful Amazing Grace of God by Fred Grewe, an Oregon Humanities Talking about Dying community discussion leader.

Beyond the Margins | September 23, 2015

Group Therapy

Copping out at an uptown slumber party. An essay by Dionisia Morales

Magazine | August 11, 2015

This Is Not Just a Cloud

Embracing grief in the wilderness. An essay by Michael Heald

Magazine | August 11, 2015

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Readers write about Safe

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Perhaps, Perhaps

Bobby Arellano on waiting for an alcoholic father to stand up

Magazine | April 7, 2015

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Magazine | April 7, 2015

Future: Portland

Civic leaders describe the loss of Portland's strong black communities and the hope of restoring them in the future in a video by Ifanyi Bell.

Beyond the Margins | March 9, 2015

A Temporary Insanity

Torn between the pull of family and the pull of home. An essay by Gail Wells

Beyond the Margins | January 22, 2015

The Air I Breathe

Filmmaker Ifanyi Bell writes about growing up underestimated in Portland

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Small Man in a Big Country

Native language is just the first thing an immigrant family abandons in order to become American. An excerpt from Little Big Man: In Search of My Asian Self by Alex Tizon

Magazine | July 31, 2014

Clowns for Christ

Norina Beck writes about losing her faith and finding her nose.

Magazine | July 31, 2014

On the Bench

Not starting and starting again. An essay by Brian Doyle

Magazine | July 31, 2014

Who's Minding Your Business?

A conversation with writer William T. Vollmann on privacy, surveillance, and hope

Magazine | March 25, 2014

Mark My Words

Linguist Edwin Battistella on pronouns and the myth of a "me generation"

Magazine | March 25, 2014

The Thing with Feathers

Joanna Rose on a writer's road trip gone wrong

Magazine | March 25, 2014

You Remind Me of Me

Parent and child, strange and baffling creatures that are part, yet no part, of each other. An essay by Daniel Rivas

Magazine | March 25, 2014

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Readers write about "Me"

Magazine | March 23, 2014

Belonging and Connection

Bette Lynch Husted on imperfect small-town life in Pendleton.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

On the River

Debra Gwartney on learning to love the isolation of her adopted home on the McKenzie River.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Why We Stay

Monica Drake on raising a family in an urban neighborhood instead of a more serene but less vibrant rural place.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Soldiers' Stories

Photographer Jim Lommasson collaborates with war veterans on a gallery exhibit and book project that look at life for soldiers after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Where Are You From?

Connecting to the places where we live. An essay by Wendy Willis

Magazine | November 8, 2013

The Newcomers

The boundaries between "what was" and "what is." An essay by Dionisia Morales

Magazine | November 8, 2013

A Hidden History

A timeline of the stories and struggles of Oregon’s African American communities by Walidah Imarisha

Magazine | August 13, 2013

One America?

A conversation between Gregory Rodriguez and Tomas Jimenez about American identity, race, immigration, and ideology.

Magazine | August 9, 2013

Being Brown

Bobbie Willis Soeby on when skin lies and when skin tells the truth

Magazine | August 9, 2013

The Image and Act of Communion

Editor's note

Magazine | November 8, 2011

Legally White

Muslim immigrants vie for citizenship in the early twentieth century. By Kambiz Ghaneabassiri

Magazine | November 8, 2011

The Olde Towne Team

For sports fans, it's more than just a game. An essay by Guy Maynard

Magazine | November 8, 2011

Second-Chance Family

Rajneeshpuram has come and gone: what keep believers bound to one another? By Marion Goldman

Magazine | November 8, 2011