Climate Change: Working Across Generations to Build a Brighter Future

Historic Overlook House, Portland, OR 3839 N Melrose Dr,, Portland, OR, United States

SAGE and Next Generation Innovators co-hosted an intergenerational conversation on climate change to share thoughts and ideas for action. Guests from different generations gathered and shared how the issue of climate change affects them, their families, and friends. They then shared their own ideas and actions and created their own personal action plans to make…

Addressing Implicit Bias: Aligning our Work and Values


Join us on September 23 for a thought-provoking presentation on how to understand and recognize the potential impacts of implicit biases on ourselves and our approaches to supporting social causes. Implicit biases are related to the ways in which people naturally process information about the world around them. Even so, they can lead us to relate…

Electric Vehicle 101 Webinar


Join us for SAGE's EV 101 webinar, an informative presentation on the new age of the car – and it’s electric! Electric Vehicles (EVs) are no longer the small golf cart sized cars that only get you a few miles. Today’s EVs can handle your daily commuting, and many can take you on longer trips to…

SAGE Pathways Workshop: Discover Short-term Community Service Opportunities


SAGE Pathways Workshop Have you been looking for a flexible, short-term volunteer opportunity that can help you make a real difference in your community? If so, attending the SAGE Pathways Workshop is a great way to start! During two online sessions (February 18 & 25), you’ll discover how to find and engage in meaningful volunteer service opportunities in your…

SAGE Political Power Workshop

Perkins Coie LLP 1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor,, Portland,, OR, United States

Do you want to change the law or create a new one? Join us on March 13 for a practical, hands-on workshop, offered by Professor Jim Moore on the source and balance of political power. In our democracy, the source of power is you. The balance of power is shared across five levels of government…

Happy Birthday SAGE – Celebrating 10+ Years!

Historic Overlook House, Portland, OR 3839 N Melrose Dr,, Portland, OR, United States

Join us for a fun, informal, and outdoor dinner to celebrate SAGE’s 10+ years of giving forward! Featuring songs from the Chibishibishi Marimba Band, folk music by Tom May, and stories and poems from our community about giving forward. Event Details Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Outdoor Party starts at 6:30 p.m. The Historic Overlook House,…


Visiting SAGE: The Future of Community – Featuring David Brooks
Presented with Cambia Health Foundation

First Congregational Church 1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR, United States

View a YouTube recording of this past event here >> Celebrated writer and social commentator David Brooks will speak about America’s crisis of connection and the need to weave a new, inclusive social fabric at the 2023 Visiting SAGE. Brooks will spotlight how we can all help shift our culture to value deep relationships and…


Civil Dialogue Across Political Lines

Parson's Gallery, PSU Urban Center Building 506 SW Mill St, Level 2, Portland, OR, United States

Join us on November 1 for a special event about civil dialogue during contentious political times. The national election is one year out, and already people are worried about talking politics with friends, co-workers, and family members. It doesn’t help that the media and many of our political leaders stoke conflict, distrust, and divisions among…


Dialogue for Depolarization Webinar – Hosted by SAGE & Facilitated by CURE PDX

Online Workshop

Learn dialogue skills that can help lead to less polarized relationships and communities. Join SAGE for a webinar led by our partner, CURE PDX, that introduces you to skills that support your ability to have productive conversations across political and ideological differences. By the end of this online event, you will: Learn the “curiosity loading”…