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March 2021

Forum on Bridging Divides: Do we really want to?

March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for our forum to deliberate the ups and downs of bridging divides. Today, many of us bemoan the way that politicians, pundits, and the media drive divisions among us, but what about ourselves? Can any good come from engaging with people who oppose our views, or should we forego this work and just amass political power? Democracy for the people by the people is personal and messy, and it centers on you and how you decide to engage…

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May 2021

Perspectives on How to Address Homelessness and Tents

May 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online OR United States

Not since the Great Depression has America faced the level of street homelessness, tent cities and people struggling without a safe place to call home. In Portland alone, over 40,000 people are experiencing housing instability, and 8,000 people are living in tents, cars, and sleeping in doorways each night. Join SAGE for a two-part series to learn and share views on how to address the challenge of homelessness and people living on streets, sidewalks, and parks. During our first event…

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June 2021

How can we address multiple crises at the same time?

June 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online OR United States

At SAGE, we raise awareness about urgent crises that if left unaddressed will lead to dangerous outcomes for present and future generations. What responsibilities do we have when confronting any crisis? Do we have special obligations to each other and to the public? How can we respond to compounding crises happening at the same time? Can the very need to sacrifice in tough times enable our country to bridge divides when multiple crises might otherwise tear us apart? Join SAGE…

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Webinar: The Morals We Live By

June 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online OR United States

Many of us approach politics with a keen sense for what is right and wrong. But what is right? What is wrong? How do we know the difference? If we disagree with others who hold different views, is there a way we can still work together to solve public problems? Join us on June 9 to explore these questions through our webinar: The Morals We Live By. This webinar will be led by Lisa Swallow, Co-founder and Executive Director of…

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Neighbors: The Power of the People Next Door

June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual, OR United States + Google Map

Join us on June 30 to hear from Dr. Brenda Krause Eheart, leading authority on how intentional neighboring can help us build community across generations and heal from the pandemic.  Human connection is one of our greatest gifts – and one of the elements social and health scientists have linked to our resilience as individuals and communities.   At this event, Eheart will spotlight how intentional neighboring can help us rediscover and revitalize relationships and renew struggling communities to address challenges in housing, caregiving, healthcare…

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