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Everyone Can Be a Leader: Exploring Nontraditional Community Leadership

The April 15th event is part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project. RSVP HERE


Popular understandings of leadership tell us that leaders look a certain way: they are in charge. They possess outward strength. They are extroverted and act pragmatically rather than emotionally. Perhaps most important, leaders are people in positions of authority and power. Is there an alternative type of leadership? When are we leaders in our communities? How can our unique senses of self contribute to our roles as leaders?  

This is the focus of “Everyone Can Be a Leader: Exploring Nontraditional Community Leadership,” a free conversation with Pepe Moscoso on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7PM at Dicks Primal Burger Community Room 4905 SE Woodstock Blvd. This program is hosted by SE Uplift and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.



Pepe Moscoso is a Portland-based community arts producer and visual artist. His work explores inclusion, personal narrative, identity, diversity, and storytelling in a variety of forms. His interest in visual art is borne of a desire to transmit and show his way of seeing the world. He coordinates Lente Móvil, a multimedia art project that interweaves art and storytelling to examine the importance of cultural identity as it affects personal growth and collective strength for the Latino community in the US.

Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state’s future. For more information about this free community discussion, please contact Muz 
Afzal at (503) 232-0010 or


*For questions/concerns or to request accommodations please contact Muz Afzal at or call (503) 232-0010 ext 319.

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