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Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget at Lakewood Center Community Room

November 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
    Mark McMullen, State Economist and Director of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, will discuss Oregon's economic challenges. His office provides objective forecasts of the state's economy, tax revenue and population to advance the goals of the Governor, Legislature, state agencies, and the public.  Oregon experienced faster economic growth than most other states coming out of the 2007 recession, but significant challenges lay ahead. The budget pressures on the state continue to grow as…See More
Oct 25
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Defending the Constitution & States’ Rights in the Age of Trump at Lakewood Theater Community Room (lower level)

October 12, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will discuss her involvement with other Attorneys General in confronting the most egregious policies of the Trump administration. Attorney General Rosenblum has joined in a lawsuit against the Trump administration aimed at preventing the elimination of the DACA program and in suing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for her roll back of regulations that keep for profit universities from defrauding students. Additionally, she has warned Interior Secretary…See More
Oct 4
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“2018 and Beyond: Preparing for Oregon’s Next Legislative Sessions with Reflections on the Last” at Celebrate Conference Center

September 14, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
With the many challenges facing Oregon’s legislators during the 2017 session, W2D is pleased to host a panel of legislators to discuss the last legislative session and upcoming challenges in the next.When convening the session, Oregon faced a $1.8 billion budget hole, and a need to find funding for education, transportation infrastructure, maintaining health care coverage for the 378,000 Oregonians benefiting from the ACA, and more. And despite a number of successesincluding producing a…See More
Aug 30
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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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Portland Center Stage at the Armory presents "Astoria: Part One" at Portland Center Stage at the Armory

January 13, 2018 at 7:30pm to February 17, 2018 at 10:30pm
AstoriaBy Chris ColemanBased on the book ASTORIA: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter StarkU.S. Bank Main StageJanuary 13 – February 17, 2018 SEVEN PERFORMANCES ONLY!Adapted from the best-selling true story by Peter Stark; a harrowing dual journey — one over land, one by sea. Just two years after the Lewis and Clark expedition concluded, President Jefferson and John Jacob Astor turn their sights westward and begin one…See More
Dec 6
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Illimat Launch Party with Keith Baker and Carson Ellis at Guardian Games

November 15, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Illimat is the new classic card game created by Keith Baker and presented by the Decemberists! Celebrate the release of the game with members of the Decemberists, artist Carson Ellis, and designer Keith Baker. Learn to play, get your copy of Illimat signed by the creators, and grab some exclusive Illimat items! Learn to play: 6-9 pm. Creator signings: 7-9 pm.See More
Nov 12
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Date Night - Marti Mendenhall at the Jack London Revue at The Jack London Revue

November 17, 2017 from 9pm to 11pm
Join Marti Mendenhall in this debut performance at the renowned Jack London Revue. Experience Marti's new «Date Night/Body Talks» series at the Jack London Revue with jazz standards and originals themed around love and dating and the ups-and-downs that come along the way. Recently featured in Oregon Music News' «Coffeehouse Conversations,» Marti adds four new originals to this passionate, entertaining show. “Marti is not only a talented singer and writer, but she understands the audience is…See More
Nov 6
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2nd Annual Ecology Trivia Night at Lagunitas Community Room

December 5, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Our next round of Ecology Trivia is in just over a month, on December 5! Teams of 5 will face off for glory and prizes. There's a round of kids trivia, too. Buy your tix online & get a free drink:…See More
Nov 6
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Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget at Lakewood Center Community Room

November 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
    Mark McMullen, State Economist and Director of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, will discuss Oregon's economic challenges. His office provides objective forecasts of the state's economy, tax revenue and population to advance the goals of the Governor, Legislature, state agencies, and the public.  Oregon experienced faster economic growth than most other states coming out of the 2007 recession, but significant challenges lay ahead. The budget pressures on the state continue to grow as…See More
Oct 25
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13th Annual da Vinci Arts Fair at da Vinci Arts Middle School

December 2, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
This treasured community event is one of the more popular arts fairs in Portland, promoting and celebrating local and student artists and raising money for a beloved Portland school -- da Vinci Arts Middle School.Shop for holiday gifts from fine artists and makers of art, crafts, ceramics, clothing, sculptures, paintings, pottery, photos, soaps and more. Admission is free. There will also be live music, a cafe and student artwork for sale.See More
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