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Juvenile Justice in Oregon: Turning Lives Around at Lakewood Community Center (Lower Level)

June 8, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Falling into Oregon’s Juvenile Justice System can change the life course of a young person who has been adjudicated for violating the law. If a youth is adjudicated, the Juvenile Justice System focuses on providing a safe and stable environment while holding youth accountable for their behavior; it also encourages them to finish school, learn skills, and live a productive, crime-free life after completing their probation or commitment to the Oregon Youth Authority. This program presents a…See More
May 19
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PLANNED PARETHOOD UNDER ATTACK: How Can We Join the Fight? at Celebrate Conference Center

May 11, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
 The concerted efforts of Donald Trump and the Republican majority in both the House and the Senate to defund Planned Parenthood has put the health care of millions of American women under great threat.Join us to hear what Planned Parenthood of Oregon is doing to stave off this attack. Mary Nolan, Executive Director of Planned Parentood Advocares of Oregon, will also discuss state legislative priorities and you'll learn what you can do to help to protect and defend Planned Parenthood from this…See More
Apr 28
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The Perilous Path for Oregon's Election Integrity at Celebrate Conference Center

March 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Jeanne Atkins will speak about her time as Secretary of State and some of the challenges that face Oregonians with the upcoming redistricting in 2020. March is Women’s History Month and Jeanne Atkins made history by successfully implementing the Oregon Motor Voter law, which automatically registers eligible residents to vote, a first in the nation. Jeanne Atkins was the fourth female Secretary of State and the tenth Secretary of State who was appointed to this role. When appointed, she…See More
Feb 26
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Action on Climate Change in the Age of Trump at Celebrate Conference Center

February 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
The Willamette Women Democrats are pleased to host Thomas Wheatley of Renew Oregon to discuss how Oregon and Oregonians are responding to climate change. Climate change is an urgent challenge that must be addressed on all levels: in our households, in our communities, and in our state, country, and world. Despite the cold weather in Oregon this winter, the Arctic has been unduly warm causing melting permafrost and thinning arctic ice indicating increasing instability in the climate. Clearly, a…See More
Jan 28
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Oregon's Legislative Agenda for 2017 at Celebrate Conference Center

January 12, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
W2D is pleased to have Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, State Representative Margaret Doherty and House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson come talk about the 2017 Oregon legislative agenda.Oregon faces many known and unknown challenges in the months ahead. There certainly may be unforeseen consequences for states as a result of the change in leadership at the federal level. And at the state level, the defeat of Measure 97 means major challenges in funding government programs including…See More
Jan 3
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After the Dust Settles: Analhyzing the 2016 Election Results with Jim Moore at Celebrate Conference Center

November 10, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
The Willamette Women Democrats are pleased to host Dr. Jim Moore to discuss the 2016 election results. Dr. Moore has been an independent political analyst in the Portland area since 1990 and can be heard frequently on KOIN 6 TV, OPB and on KLX 101 FM radio in Portland. He is also a regular source for a number of newspapers, National Public Radio, and several national media outlets. A political science professor at Pacific University, Dr. Moore is the Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy…See More
Oct 24, 2016
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US Rep. Kurt Schrader: Representing a Diverse Oregon District at Celebrate Conference Center

October 13, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
U.S. Representative Schrader of Oregon's 5th District will provide his assessment of what is happening in Washington DC, discuss his goals for the session ahead, and respond to audience questions. Representative Schrader’s top priority is bringing real benefits to his district and to all Oregonians, through national legislation and grants that help put Oregonians to work. As such, the Congressman joined with both Oregon Senators and Representatives Bonamici and Blumenauer to secure an…See More
Sep 29, 2016
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Gov. Kate Brown Shares Her Vision for Oregon at Celebration Conference Center

September 8, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Governor Brown is running for her first election as governor after assuming the governorship in February 2015 following the resignation of Governor John Kitzhaber.  As governor she prioritizes making the government more accountable, improving public education, building strong and safe communities, fostering a climate for business growth and innovation, and standing up for working families. Come hear her lay out what she has accomplished since she became governor and what her vision is for the…See More
Aug 20, 2016
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Tea Party Shenanigans in Clackamas County at Lakewood Center for the Arts

May 12, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette, President of Friends of French Prairie, Ben Williams and Wilsonville City Councilor Charlotte Lehan will be our featured speakers discussing the proposed industrial development of French Prairie at our last program of the 2015-16 season. Oregon Values and Beliefs Project surveyed Oregonians throughout the state and found that 66% of Oregonians believe it is somewhat important or very important to preserve valuable farm and timber land from development. Some of…See More
Apr 28, 2016
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Creating Oregon Jobs for the 21st Century at Celebrate Conference Center

April 14, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
"What’s Oregon Doing to Grow Jobs for the 21st Century Economy?"with Rep. Tobias Read and Heather StaffordIn the past, Oregon’s economy was based largely on extractive industries such as timber and mining. But to meet the challenges of the 21st Century, the Oregon economy needs to become more diverse and sustainable.Oregon State Representative Tobias Read and Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Business Oregon, Heather Stafford will discuss the state’s efforts to…See More
Mar 18, 2016
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W2D County Commissioner Candidate Forum at Celebrate Conference Center

March 10, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
W2D will be hosting Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Commissioner, running for Clackamas County Commission Board Chair, Martha Schrader, Clackamas County Commissioner, running for reelection to her current seat, Ken Humberston, Clackamas River Water District.Joining the Commissioner candidates will be Paul Southwick, Democratic candidate for Oregon House of Representatives District, Dick Schouten, Washington County Commissioner, and Glendora Claybrooks. See More
Feb 29, 2016
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2016 Ballot Measures and Oregonians' Values and Beliefs at Celebrate Conference Center

February 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Adam Davis of DHM Research will speak about the possible 2016 ballot measures. A good number of ballot measures have already been submitted to the Secretary of State and many may qualify for the November 2016 election.  Subjects range from raising the minimum wage to eliminating the estate tax and even include redistributing lottery funds. Predicting how Oregonians will respond to these measures is more easily done when examining the values and beliefs of a broad range of citizens. Adam Davis…See More
Jan 27, 2016
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US Rep. Blumenauer talks about "The Politics of Food" at Celebrate Conference Center

January 14, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
The current farm bill falls way short of enacting necessary reforms, and Congressman Blumenauer believes we can and must enact a bill to promote healthy eating, support small and mid-sized farms as well as beginning, minority and disadvantaged farmers, and eradicate hunger while protecting the environment.See More
Dec 21, 2015
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Sec. of State Candidates Forum at Oswego Lake Country Club

November 18, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
Please join us when the three Democratic candidates, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, Senator Richard Devlin, and Representative Val Hoyle speak about why they seek your vote for the Secretary of State position.See More
Oct 23, 2015
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Rep. Bonamici discusses difficulty passing important legislation at Oswego Lake Country Club

October 14, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
October 14th 2015, 4–6 pmNavigating Rough Waters in Washington DCwith U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamiciof Oregon's 1st Congressional DistrictRep. Bonamici’s presentation will focus on the turbulent politics in Congress, where the Republican-led House is having difficulty reaching agreement on several crucial pieces of legislation, primarily passing a budget to keep government afloat.Bonamici has focused her efforts on education, family welfare, improving student financial aid and assisting…See More
Sep 24, 2015
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W2D Kickoff with Williamson, Taylor and Burdick to Discuss Coming Legislation at Oswego Lake Country Club

September 9, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
September 9th 2015, 4-6 pmKickoff Program for the 2015-16 Season!"Important Issues from the Legislative Session"W2D welcomes Senator Ginny Burdick who will discuss gun legislation, Rep. Jennifer Williamson will discuss youth sentencing and prison reform and Rep. Kathleen Taylor. All are invited to attend this informative program.Light refreshments will be served. Walk-ins are always welcome. However, in order for us to provide adequate seating and food, please RSVP by noon Monday, September 7.See More
Aug 14, 2015

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14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park at Creston Park

June 3, 2017 from 11am to 4:30pm
Practicing Peace, Embracing Community14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the ParkDharma Talk and Panel Discussion on the Theme WorkshopsActivities for ChildrenTabling by Buddhist CommunitiesBuddhist Peace Fellowship, Portland is proud to host the 14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park on Saturday, June 3, with the theme, Practicing Peace, Embracing Community.  Due to renovation of Colonel Summers Park, the festival will be at a new location this year, at Creston Park on Powell Blvd.Expressing…See More
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Juvenile Justice in Oregon: Turning Lives Around at Lakewood Community Center (Lower Level)

June 8, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Falling into Oregon’s Juvenile Justice System can change the life course of a young person who has been adjudicated for violating the law. If a youth is adjudicated, the Juvenile Justice System focuses on providing a safe and stable environment while holding youth accountable for their behavior; it also encourages them to finish school, learn skills, and live a productive, crime-free life after completing their probation or commitment to the Oregon Youth Authority. This program presents a…See More
May 19
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Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk - June 1, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

May 15, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Art co-operative Artistic Portland will welcome visitors to stop by for the First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on June 1, 2017, 4-6 pm.  Travelers 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 glazing and firing the bowls, they will be available for $10 with all proceeds to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town…See More
May 15
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America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo Center

July 15, 2017 at 9am to July 16, 2017 at 4pm
There’s nothing more enjoyable than strolling around on a beautiful summer day, going treasure hunting at an all vintage show. The range of diversity makes sure there is something for everyone. Some examples include jukeboxes, vintage clothing, 40s kitchenware, estate jewelry, old tools, fishing, pop culture items from the 1970s and 80s, princess phones, die-cast toys, old board games, Sci-Fi books and comics and, well you get the drift.  If fine antiques are your preference, the Expo also…See More
May 9
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Restaurants for Raphael House at various locations in Portland, OR

May 17, 2017 all day
Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 17th and support survivors of domestic violence! More than 45 local restaurants have pledged a portion of their day’s proceeds to aid Raphael House of Portland’s life-saving shelter and violence prevention programs. You can make a difference simply by enjoying a meal – or several – at any participating eatery in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Beaverton. Find a full and growing list of involved restaurants online at…See More
May 8
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The Portland Ballet presents Balanchine's Who Cares? at Lincoln Performance Hall

May 26, 2017 at 7:30pm to May 27, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Portland Ballet will feature highlights of George Balanchine’s Who Cares? in its Spring Concert May 26-27 at Lincoln Performance Hall. The concert will also commemorate the Ballets Russes with Michel Fokine's Les Sylphides and Tom Gold's Festival Russe. This year marks the 100th anniversary that the legendary ballet troupe performed in Portland. The program also includes a new work by Portland choreographer Lane Hunter.May 26-27, 7:30 p.m.Lincoln Performance Hall1620 SW Park Ave.Portland,…See More
May 5
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Outdoor Trivia Night at Lagunitas Community ROom

May 17, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Join the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership & REI for Outdoor Trivia Night. Doors open at 6, trivia begins at 6:30. Gather your trivia team of up to 6 folks and buff up on your Pacific Northwest nature and outdoor know-how. We'll test your knowledge of PNW natural areas, recreation, and Forces of Nature.We have great raffle items and prizes for the three top-scoring teams from REI. Andy "The Walrus" Lindberg returns as our MC for the evening. Lagunitas beer, cider, and Flying Pie pizza will…See More
May 2
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Brain-computer interfaces: Ethical challenges and opportunities at The Lucky Labrador Pub on Hawthorne

May 8, 2017 from 5:45pm to 7:30pm
Each informal Conversation explores a topic in biomedical science and its relationship with ethics, medicine, research and society, connecting people to the biomedical research community. This event will feature Dr. Eran Klein, well-regarded neurologist and philosopher, who will guide us through a discussion about brain-computer interface (BCI) research.  BCI uses connection between our brains and computers, including but not limited to using the brain to control wheelchairs, computers and…See More
May 1

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