September 26th, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm:
400 Years of Enslavement and my Family
Please join Lewis & Clark’s Ombuds Valerie White for a presentation to explore the intersection of enslavement and some of her family members.
September 25th, 2019
- 10:00am - 11:30am: Successful Hiring Practices
September 18th, 2019
- 11:30am - 1:00pm: Unconscious Bias
September 17th, 2019
Spiderwebs, Symmetry, & Spirituality: An Agnostic and Christian Discuss Science and God
A Veritas Forum discussion featuring Greta Binford and Satyan Devadoss with Kundai Chirindo as moderator
September 2nd, 2019
- 11:00am: Explore Portland
August 28th, 2019
- 10:00am - 11:30am: Successful Hiring Practices Workshop
June 21st, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am:
A Life of Medical Care to Portland’s Homeless
In On the Ragged Edge of Medicine, Patricia Kullberg shares her experience doctoring the homeless and urban poor living on the streets of Portland. Kullberg will be present to discuss the book and her 40 years of work.
June 19th, 2019
Juneteenth and reading aloud: “What to the [En]slave[d Person] is the Fourth of July?
Join Ombuds Valerie White to celebrate Juneteenth by reading aloud the Frederick Douglass speech What to the [En]slave[d Person] is the Fourth of July?, delivered by him July 5, 1852.
June 16th, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm:
On June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, Union soldiers brought Texans the news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Juneteenth, the observance of that date, has become a national celebration of freedom. Join community members at the North Portland Library as we celebrate Juneteenth with words and music.
1:00pm - 2:30pm:
Forgotten History: Chinese Farmers of Portland
For at least four decades, an extensive community of Chinese farmers lived in Goose Hollow, Slabtown, Albina, Mt. Tabor, and Sylvan. In this presentation from Portland historian Tracy J. Prince, Ph.D. you’ll discover this intriguing chapter in Portland’s history with rare photos showing the Chinese farmers and their residences.