2017 Responsive Program Grants

Projects that received Responsive Program Grant funds from November 1, 2016 through October 31, 2017.

Coordinated Care Organization Forum (We Can Do Better, Portland)
$1,000 in support of a convention of community members, policy makers, government agencies, and advocates for community helath in Oregon to work towards better health care for all

Dry Years, Wet Years, Tradition and Change: An Evening with Patricia Nelson Limerick (Hollywood Theatre and Hare in the Gate Productions, Burns)
$1,000 in support of a conversation about Burns's role in the evolving West with Professor Patricia Nelson Limerick, a scholar of the American West

Fall Prevention in the Home (Age-Friendly Innovators, Jacksonville)
$950 in support of an interactive discussion between the public and community leaders in housing and human service arenas 

Indigenous People's Day 2017 (Natives of One Wind Indigenous Alliance — Red Earth Descendants, Ashland)
$500 in support of events during the 2017 Columbus Day holiday weekend that elevate conversations about the historic, cultural, and contemporary significance of Indigenous people and their contributions

Muse Clubs in Schools (World Muse, Bend)
$1,000 in support of the creation of a social awareness campaign for middle and high school students designed to bring attention to the negative effects of intolerance in order to develop a culture of compassion in Central Oregon

Race and Domestic Violence: A Conversation (Adelante Mujeres, Portland)
$750 in support of a community conversation about the intersection of race and domestic violence, focusing on aspects of  immigration, policing, culture, and gender 

Race and Place: Old Town's Chinatown and Japantown through Chinese American and Nikkei Eyes (Portland Chinatown History Foundation, Portland)
$800 in support of a series of conversations exploring Old Town's multiethnic past, featuring Chinese and Nikkei panelists who grew up in those quarters

Race Toolkit Project (Racial Equity Coalition, Rogue Valley)
$1,000 in support of a program providing resources and entry points to conversations about race 

Social Justice Film Series (Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario)
$1,000 in support of an eight-week film series providing education and conversation on social justice topics impacting the Malheur County community



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