Showing 24 results for tag Education


Readers write about Harm

Magazine | December 15, 2017

An (Underground) American DREAMer: From Undocumented to Wall Street to Immigration Advocacy

A keynote address by immigration and education rights advocate Julissa Arce. This program is made possible in part by a Responsive Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | February 6, 2018

Season of Nonviolence: A Conversation with Julissa Arce

In commemoration of the Season of Nonviolence, immigration and education rights advocate Julissa Arce will use her inspirational story to change the conversation around immigration. This program is made possible in part by a Responsive Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | February 7, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

This conversation will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | April 19, 2018

My Brother's Keeper: "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth"

This fall, Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario will present "My Brother's Keeper," a series of eight documentary film screenings exploring the lives of marginalized peoples and issues such as mental health, addiction, and mass incarceration. Each screening will be followed by a presentation and Q&A session by a local nonprofit or government agency.

Event | September 13, 2017

More to the Story

A grade-school musical offers educators and students a chance to reexamine history. An article by Marty Hughley with photos by Fred Joe

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Remembering Peter Sears

We were saddened to learn of the death of former Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears, who passed away July 20.

Beyond the Margins | July 25, 2017

All Our Voices

Mary Thompson, a 2016 graduate of Humanity in Perspective—a college humanities course for adults facing barriers to their education—shares what the program has meant to her and what she hopes for the future in her address to the 2017 graduating class.

Humanity in Perspective | May 3, 2017

Life Lessons

Humanity in Perspective graduate says education is about more than just writing and reading.

Humanity in Perspective | April 11, 2017

2017 Humanity in Perspective Commencement

A commencement ceremony to celebrate the graduating Humanity in Perspective class.

Event | April 29, 2017

Humanity in Perspective

A free college humanities course for adults who do not have a college degree and who face financial barriers to continuing their education.

Humanity in Perspective | February 15, 2017

Taking the Lead

We partnered with Catlin-Gabel’s PLACE program to train high school students to lead community conversations. Filmmaker Sika Stanton asks these emerging leaders from North Portland about how they hope to use their new skills.

Beyond the Margins | November 2, 2016


Collaborative Projects | November 1, 2016

Questioning Beliefs

Humanity in Perspective | May 20, 2016

Who Cares?

Collaborative Projects | May 11, 2016

In the Land of the New

Mexican immigrants find home in el nuevo South. An excerpt from Translation Nation by Héctor Tobar

Beyond the Margins | March 29, 2016

Whose State Is This?

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

Magazine | December 18, 2015

My North Star

How Mumia Abu-Jamal Led Me to Activism. An essay by Walidah Imarisha

Beyond the Margins | November 24, 2015

The Rim of the Wound

Writer Wendy Willis's open letter to the students of Columbia University Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board, with a special note to her daughters.

Magazine | August 11, 2015

The Most Important Place We Have Yet Devised

Humanity in Perspective | July 21, 2015

On the Bench

Not starting and starting again. An essay by Brian Doyle

Magazine | July 31, 2014


Readers write about "Me"

Magazine | March 23, 2014

Résumé of Failures

The stories of struggle, insecurity, and loss behind a successful writer’'s accomplishments. By Kim Stafford

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Second Opinions

Camela Raymond asks economists, activists, public officials, and financiers for advice for Oregon's ailing economy.

Magazine | August 10, 2010