The Cully neighborhood of Portland offers a glimpse at the complex racial, ethnic, and economic factors at play in a community trying to resist the forces of gentrification, displacement, and change.
Filmmaker Ifanyi Bell reflects on the making of “Future: Portland 2”
Arts and cultural workers, managers, educators, and students share current insights, experiences, and practices around equity and leadership within arts and culture organizations. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.
In Southern Oregon, the lack of affordable housing edges out a growing number of people. An essay by Vanessa Houk
A conversation about the future of housing and urban development in Portland with civic leaders and developers poised to make it happen.
The first program of the 2017 History in the News forum series explores the history of immigration, immigration law, and immigrant rights in Oregon. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.
This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.
Grappling with values, change, and nostalgia has shaped—and continues to shape—the largest city in Oregon. A film by Ifanyi Bell
Free screening of the documentary Mothering Inside about the effects of incarceration on families
Filmmaker Sika Stanton reflects on the making of “An Oregon Canyon”
Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on sexism, power, and exclusion on her son's co-ed soccer team
Writer Putsata Reang on the little-known history of Chinese farmers and vegetable peddlers in Portland
Writer Donnell Alexander and photographer Kim Nguyen on one undocumented family's long wait for adequate health care
Every quarter counts in subsidized senior housing. An essay by Josephine Cooper
Mexican immigrants find home in el nuevo South. An excerpt from Translation Nation by Héctor Tobar
How Mumia Abu-Jamal Led Me to Activism. An essay by Walidah Imarisha
Talking about Ferguson, feminism, and filling out forms with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors
Bitch Media cofounder Andi Zeisler wonders if feminism's pop-culture cachet has doomed the movement.
Zip code may be more important than genetic code when it come's to determining a person's health. A film produced by Dan Sadowsky for Oregon Humanities.
Your health may be determined by stresses experienced by your great-grandparents. How does this change how we plan for the future?
The perils and burdens of human enhancement. An essay by Mott Greene
Why do Americans have such a hard time talking about class? An essay by Leigh van der Werff