How are our values reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies? Free discussion about values and environmental policy.
How does Oregon ’s history of racism influence our present and how can understanding historic and current impacts of racism in Oregon contribute to our sense of place and vision of the future? How can diversity and inclusion create thriving communities?
We are hosting a brand new event, Earth Day; A Day of Service that is POC led to support picking up some of our forgotten streets around St. Francis. (around 11th & Oak St) and building community through shifting a lens of what service looks like.
FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN OREGON The February 26th event is part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project. Global displacement is on the rise, thanks to intractable conflicts, economics, and climate change. Oregonians have and will continue to see the results of international migration in our neighborhoods. How might we build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities? Participants will consider questions of up-rootedness, hospitality, identity, perception and… Read More »The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon
Welcoming Our Neighbors from All Over the World There are some people who want to build walls. And others who want to build bridges. If you’re a bridge builder, People-Places-Things (P-P-T) would like to invite you to help us make Portland a more welcoming place for immigrants & refugees, newcomers, and other non-native speakers of English. We are providing free cross-cultural facilitation training to Portlanders through Southeast Uplift. Are you… Read More »Welcoming Our Neighbors
More and more organizations and communities are working toward being inclusive. Join us for Beyond Invitation: How Do We Create Inclusive Communities, a free conversation with Rachel Bernstein on Wednesday, January 17th.