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 This program has been archived.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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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