Beginning October 15th, SAGE is thrilled to offer up a new series: CIVICS 101

Want to know more about your local government? Want to get more involved but don’t know where to begin? 

Then Civics 101 is for YOU!

In partnership with former Elders in Action Deputy Director, JoAnn Herrigel, this series will teach you all about the Portland metropolitan area’s quirky local government structure, how these bodies interact, and let you hear from elected officials!

In this virtual training series you will:

– Learn the basic elements of our local political system!

– Hear directly from elected officials!

– Learn how to advocate for issues of concern!

For more details, head to: or REGISTER HERE!

We — young and old together — hold the future in our hands. If our common life is to become more compassionate, creative, and just, it will take an intergenerational effort.

Parker Palmer