Showing 47 results for tag Education

Talking about Sex with Emily Squires

A conversation with Conversation Project facilitator Emily Squires on how we talk about sex in our school system.

Beyond the Margins | November 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Why DIY?

Self-sufficiency and American Life

Event | January 10, 2019

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | February 4, 2019

Conversation Project: Why DIY?

Self-sufficiency and American Life

Event | April 30, 2019

Educated in Oregon

Kitchen Table Democracy's project Educated in Oregon will explore how storytelling, in the form of short audio stories, creates space for productive conversation about the future of education in Oregon.

Event | November 13, 2018

Educated in Oregon

Kitchen Table Democracy's project Educated in Oregon will explore how storytelling, in the form of short audio stories, creates space for productive conversation about the future of education in Oregon.

Event | November 8, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

Event | December 13, 2018

Conversation Project: Why DIY?

Self-sufficiency and American Life

Event | January 11, 2019

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | October 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

Event | October 18, 2018

Acceptance

Shilo Niziolek writes about the impact of Marylhurst University's closure on its students.

Beyond the Margins | September 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.​​​​​​​

Event | November 8, 2018

Conversation Project: What's the Purpose of Public Education?

Join facilitator Aimee Craig for a conversation that explores the extent to which our various—and sometimes conflicting—ideals about the purpose of public education align with what is happening in our schools.

Event | October 24, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

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

Event | 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.

Event | October 16, 2018

Conversation Project: Bias and Kids

How Do Our Prejudices Affect Our Children?

Event | October 20, 2018

Our Neighbors’ Interpretations of the World

Oregon Humanities’ Michelle Patiño-Flores talks with HIP alum Saoírse Bell about literature, activism, and mermaids.

Humanity in Perspective | May 31, 2018

Expanding East

Oregon Humanities partners with Rosewood Initiative and Alder College to offer Humanity in Perspective courses in East Portland.

Magazine | April 27, 2018

Buying Time

Wendy N. Wagner on what we owe our children

Magazine | April 27, 2018

Read. Talk. Think.

Things that make you say “O. Hm.” from Oregon Humanities people and programs, and new books by Oregon authors

Magazine | April 27, 2018

2018 Humanity in Perspective Commencement

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

Event | April 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | June 4, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | March 11, 2018

Sixteen in America

Marissa Levy writes about mental illness exacerbated by stresses created by social media and academic pressure.

Beyond the Margins | February 1, 2018

Posts

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

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

Posts

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