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Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI): Student Presentations at Mercy Corps Action Center

July 28, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
For the fifth year, the Mercy Corps Action Center with Portland State University welcomes student leaders from the MENA region to study conflict resolution, leadership, democratic systems, and project management. During their time at Mercy Corps, they build their understanding of the necessary steps and tools for effective project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.…See More
Jul 18, 2016
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Kat Taylor: Breaking through financial exclusion at Mercy Corps Action Center

July 27, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Globally, over 2.5 billion people are excluded or underserved by financial systems. Mercy Corps works to introduce new, or expand existing, financing mechanisms and products through a diverse range of models to strengthen access to financial services.  Here in Oregon, one in four people live in "asset poverty." Mercy Corps’ domestic program — Mercy Corps Northwest — works with low-income populations in a variety of ways, including helping provide access to financial education and services. …See More
Jul 13, 2016
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Finding Place: Street Art by Displaced Youth from Syria and Gaza on Display at Nau at Nau Portland Store

July 7, 2016 at 5pm to July 31, 2016 at 5pm
Finding Place depicts the imaginations and aspirations of youth from Syria and Gaza who have been forced to flee their homes because of violence. The exhibit demonstrates how Mercy Corps and aptART partner to engage youth in activities that not only help them process the trauma of displacement, but brings flashes of bold color and hope inside the confines of refugee camps and…See More
Jun 21, 2016
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Speed Networking: Around the World in 3 Minutes at Mercy Corps

April 14, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm
Join us April 14 for our newest event, Around the World in 3 minutes: Speed Networking, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Mercy Corps Headquarters. Through this event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet representatives from international nonprofit organizations, hear what they do, and network with globally-minded people while enjoying appetizers and two complimentary drinks. It’s very fast and a lot of fun as you’ll only have 3 minutes to chat before you move onto the next seat! We’ll start with a panel…See More
Apr 1, 2016
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Mar 8, 2016
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Syria 5-Year, Part I - Five Years of Upheaval: Where Are They Now? at Mercy Corps Action Center

March 15, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Tickets: $5 Student/Senior, $10 Regular; Available here. Tickets can also be purchased in the Action Center during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 11 - 5 pm. All tickets purchased in person do not include additional fees.Five years after the start of the Syrian civil war, more than 4.2 million Syrian refugees have fled the country and more than half are under 18. In this two-part lecture series, attendees…See More
Mar 7, 2016
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From Theory to Action: Entrepreneurs Take on World's Pressing Problems at Mercy Corps Action Center

February 4, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer and Skoll Foundation CEO and President Sally Osberg discuss Osberg’s new book, co-authored with Roger Martin, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works. Passionate about mobilizing communities, these two two leaders offer an invigorating dialogue about the power of social entrepreneurship and best practices for transformative change, from theory to action.See More
Jan 20, 2016
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Iraq and ISIS: Strengthening Community in the Midst of Conflict at Mercy Corps Action Center

November 18, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Brown Bag lecture begins at 12 p.m. Light refreshments provided.The road to a stable and prosperous Iraq is fraught with challenges as citizens struggle to survive against a backdrop of political reform, financial crisis, conflict and displacement. Mercy Corps understands the needs and complexities within Iraqi communities and the importance of improving governance in order to reduce support for violent extremism. Join us Wednesday, 11/18, for this noon-time event when we'll hear from Lorina…See More
Nov 16, 2015
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Event at Mercy Corps - Recovery, Rebuilding and Resiliency in Nepal: 6 month update at Mercy Corps Action Center

October 27, 2015 from 7:30am to 9am
RSVP here. Join us Tuesday morning, 10/27, to enjoy coffee, tea and breakfast rolls while you hear an update from the field and see the impact of so many people’s generosity. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to the Director of Programs, Jeffrey Shannon and find out what is next for a resilient Nepal.It is approaching the six month mark since two major earthquakes –…See More
Oct 14, 2015
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Located in Mercy Corps' global headquarters, the Action Center promotes global literacy through lectures, films, exhibits and seminars, and youth workshops for middle and high school students.

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PBO: Mozart Requiem at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

October 5, 2017 at 7:30pm to October 7, 2017 at 9:30pm
PBO opens its 2017-18 Season with our largest ensemble in years performing Mozart’s Requiem, joined by Cappella Romana and Trinity Cathedral Chamber Singers. Also: the dazzling Eine kleine Nachtmusik for strings and the ethereal Laudate Dominum for soprano and chorus from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore.See More
Jul 19
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PNW Sculptors Show Featured at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk—August 3, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

August 3, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
At August’s First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk between 4-6 pm, Artistic Portland will feature work of members from the Pacific Northwest Sculptors display through August 12th. Sculptors Carole Murphy, Dan Good, George Heath, Chayo Wilson and Mo Ross are invited to come talk about their work.The Eclipse is the inspiration for a challenge the member artists have embraced. Visitors can vote for their favorite piece of Eclipse art featured in the Co-op’s window. All entries will be submitted into…See More
Jul 13
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Portland Planetary Dance at Kelley Point Park

July 29, 2017 from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Planetary Dance is open to everyone. In this ritual, people dedicate their dance to someone/thing in need of support. As all run, walk & pulse in concentric circles to the steady beat of the drum, everyone creates a moving mandala. Each step becomes a prayer for healing. BYO picnic & stay for a post-dance lunch.Planetary Dance was first created by dancer Anna Halprin. Her aim was to help the Mt. Tamalpais community heal after the deaths of 7 rape victims on the mountain by a serial…See More
Jul 7
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JAW: A Playwrights Festival at Portland Center Stage at The Armory

July 28, 2017 at 8pm to July 30, 2017 at 8pm
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, hosted by Portland Center Stage at The Armory since 1999, has given playwrights a space and resources to develop their scripts. After being chosen from nearly 200 submissions, JAW playwrights are able to collaborate with theater professionals from across the country. Following two weeks of collaboration and rehearsals, The Armory opens its doors to the public to host staged readings of each play. All performances take place on the U.S. Bank Main Stage at The Armory.…See More
Jul 5
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Summer YOGA BLOCK PARTY at 714 N Fremont Street, Portland, OR 97227

August 5, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm
Hot Yoga for Life is hosting a summer block party with Yoga, live DJ, free pizza, free beer, massage, acupuncture, arts, and so much more!  Join us to support your community, get some sunshine, and truly feel good with a fabulous yoga class! See More
Jul 3
KATIE RAMIREZ posted an event

The Robert Mabe Band at Fremont Theater

July 20, 2017 from 7:30pm to 11:30pm
The Robert Mabe BandShow date: Thursday, July 20Location: Fremont Theater, 2393 NE FremontConcert at 7:30, doors at 6:30For advance tickets: http://bpt.me/2936682OBA Members $15, General $18 Presented by Oregon Bluegrass Association503-310-3311Knight.clayton@gmail.com  Robert Mabe is a stellar banjo player, singer/songwriter. As a young banjo player in North Carolina, Robert had the opportunity to learn from and…See More
Jun 29
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Free Pre-Ballet Classes at The Portland Ballet

July 10, 2017 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Portland Ballet offers a series of FREE PRE-Ballet classes. The commitment-free, four-class series introduces young dancers, ages 6-9, to the fundamentals of ballet and helps them decide if ballet is right for them. Classes are held once a week at The Portland Ballet’s studio, 6250 SW Capitol Highway. The Portland Ballet welcomes all new dancers.The final class acts as a placement assessment for TPB's Curriculum Ballet program. Students must attend the full series (all four classes) but are…See More
Jun 15
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Glazing a Bowl at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk—July 6, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

July 6, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Long sunny days in Portland suggest Fun in The Sun at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on July 6, 2017, between 4-6 pm.Visitors from near and far are invited to meet the artists, view their latest creations and express their own creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm). All supplies will be provided by the art co-op. After firing, the bowls will be available for $10 with all proceeds going to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town Portland.Pianist, John…See More
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