Events & Opportunities

April 20, 2021

Connect in Place: From Marijuana to Cannabis - The New Normal

After nearly a century of attempted federal prohibition, cannabis is woven into the fabric of our mainstream society, from entertainment platforms to publicly traded corporations. Join Ryan Stroud to reflect on the impacts of these changes on ourselves and our communities.

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, everywhere in

April 27, 2021

Consider This with Astra Taylor

A live conversation with filmmaker and writer Astra Taylor, director of the documentary What Is Democracy? and author of Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone.

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, everywhere in

May 4, 2021

Connect in Place: Understanding Urban/Rural Divides

Join facilitator Nick Nash in a conversation that asks, How does the urban/rural divide affect the ways we relate to each other as Oregonians? What is the urban/rural divide, and how do we understand it? How does this divide affect our day-to-day lives, our experiences of being governed, and of the COVID-19 pandemic?

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, everywhere in

May 6, 2021

Virtual Facilitation Training

Oregon Humanities' facilitation training prepares people to plan and facilitate conversations about vital issues and questions across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds. This three-day training will take place via Zoom.

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, everywhere in

May 18, 2021

Connect in Place: Art as Activism: Changing the World through Creative Expression

Art influences society by changing opinions, instilling values, and translating experiences across space and time. How can you use art to talk about what you feel is right or wrong? Join Pepe Moscoso for a conversation that invites participants to intimately explore their feelings, sentiments, and experiences and how to use art as a medium to turn thinking into doing.

5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual Event, everywhere in

June 1, 2021

Connect in Place: Emerging from Our Homes

Join facilitator LeeAnn O’Neill in this conversation that asks, How does the way you move through your community affect your sense of safety and vulnerability? What else affects your sense of safety and vulnerability? How might you change the way you interact with others as you move through your community to create a greater sense of safety for everyone?

5:00 p.m., Virtual Event, everywhere in