Programs

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PROGRAM: Idea Lab Summer Institute

Oregon

Portland, OR – [Schwartz Prize Winner: 2014] Idea Lab is a three-day residential institute where Oregon high school teachers and 125-150 rising seniors from across the state explore the pursuit of happiness through workshops, lectures, films, and discussions. This program has been archived. (Youth, Educators, K-12)

#HumCitizen: Think & Drink 2018–19: Journalism and Justice

Oregon

Portland, OR – [discussion] The 2018-19 Think & Drink series presents four provocative conversations about journalism and justice. Join renowned writers at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland to explore questions relating to white nationalism, militia movements, war, police violence, and mass incarceration. 

#HumCitizen: Emerging Journalists, Community Stories

Oregon

Statewide, OR – [workshop, conversation] The council will pair four emerging journalists with Pulitzer Prize-winning writers to report on the untold or little known stories of Oregon. Then, the journalists will present their stories in a public event to launch a discussion about the changing media landscape and its impact on democratic institutions. (Public, Journalists)

PROGRAM: Learn to Lead Reflective Discussions

Oregon

Oct. 2017 – [Portland] A two-day workshop training attendees on how to lead conversations about vital issues and ideas across different beliefs and backgrounds. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: Think & Drink

Oregon

March 15, 2017 – [Portland, OR] Next event. Sparking provocative conversations about big ideas. In 2017 the theme is “place.” (Discussion)

PROGRAM: This Land Multimedia Project

Oregon

April 1, 2017 – [Deadline] Submit a story for this new council initiative collecting stories from artists, filmmakers, and writers of color to highlight the often invisible systems of inequality. (Website)

PROGRAM: Humanity in Perspective

Oregon

Sept. 2016 – April 2017 – [Portland, OR] A free college humanities course for adults who do not have a college degree and who face financial barriers to continuing their education. (Course)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Public Program Grants

Oregon

Summer 2017 – [statewide] Information available for Oregon Humanities’ 2018 Public Program Grants. The 2017 cycle is now closed. (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: WeLead

Oregon

Fall 2017 – [North Portland, OR] Training high school students to lead community conversations about challenging issues. (Workshop)

RESOURCE: Oregon Humanities Magazine

Oregon

Ongoing – [statewide] A triannual publication of Oregon Humanities available free to Oregonians. (Publication)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Responsive Program Grants

Oregon

Ongoing – [statewide] Learn more about Oregon Humanities’ Responsive Grants. Funding up to $1,000. (Grant Opportunity)

RESOURCE: Workplace & Community Services

Oregon

Ongoing – [statewide] A selection of resources and services for organizations interested in exploring challenging questions or fostering connections between people in their organizations or communities. (Resource

PROGRAM: War Stories

Oregon

Ongoing – [Portland, OR] A reading, writing, and reflection group for veterans, military families, and civilians. Occurs every Tuesday until May. (Discussion)

RESOURCE: Beyond the Margins

Oregon

Ongoing – [online] Monthly emails featuring Oregon writers and artists. (Publication)

PROGRAM: Talking about Dying

Oregon

Ongoing – [statewide] What do we think about and pay attention to as we approach death? A discussion series. Funding available. (Discussion)

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