Events & Opportunities

November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

7:00 p.m., Estacada Public Library, Estacada

November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

2:00 p.m., Fresh Thyme Soup Company, Beaverton

November 16, 2017

History in the News: Oregon's Own History of Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Assault

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable with Mid-Valley historians, political scientists, and other experts. The topic of each discussion will be pulled straight from the headlines ten days in advance.

5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Willamette Heritage Center, Salem

November 18, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

3:00 p.m., Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, Portland

November 18, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

1:00 p.m., Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, Pendleton

November 28, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

3:00 p.m., Hoffman Center for the Arts, Manzanita

November 30, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

6:30 p.m., Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, Portland

December 2, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

3:00 pm, Astoria Public Library, Astoria

December 6, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

7:00 p.m., Stayton Public Library, Stayton

December 6, 2017

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

6:30 p.m., Marylhurst University, Marylhurst