• The Numbers

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    Over the past two decades, as Portland's urban core has gentrified, thousands of residents—many from communities of color, many living at or below the poverty line—have been displaced to east of 82nd Avenue, an area that locals call "The Numbers." In this video, produced by Sika Stanton and Donovan Smith for Oregon Humanities, young people living in The Numbers talk about their hopes and concerns for their community. Show less
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    This Land is an online multimedia project that collects and connects stories about land, home, belonging, and identity by Oregon’s communities of color.
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    • Think & Drink with Rinku Sen, Mary Li, and Scot Nakagawa - Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      A conversation about race, government, power, and identity with writer and activist Rinku Sen, Multnomah Idea Lab Director Mary Li, and moderator Scot Nakagawa
    • Think & Drink on Criminal Justice Alternatives - Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      A Think & Drink conversation about alternative systems of justice with three people who have deep knowledge of the one we have now: author and investigator Rene Denfeld; David Rogers, executive dir...
    • Think & Drink on Organizing in Oregon - Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      This 2018 Think & Drink conversation on the challenges and opportunities of organizing for progressive change around Oregon features Jess Campbell, codirector of the Rural Organizing Project; Scot ...
    • 2018 Conversation Project Application Webinar - Duration: 53 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      Oregon Humanities' Partnership and Training Manager Rachel Bernstein joins current OH facilitators to share what it's like to lead a Conversation Project program. Recorded on January 17, 2018.
    • Think & Drink with Rukaiyah Adams and Eric K. Ward - Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      A conversation on race, power, and justice with Eric K. Ward, executive director of Western States Center, and Rukaiyah Adams, chief investment officer of Meyer Memorial Trust.
    • Finding Home at the Mims - Duration: 7 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      From the 1940s to 60s, the Mims House was a safe place to stay for African Americans traveling through Oregon. Now it’s a gathering place for the Black community in Eugene. Video by Nisha Burton.
    • Adam Davis on class - Duration: 54 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Conversation Project Executive Director Adam Davis talks about the way we think about and talk about class. Learn more about his conversation, "The Middle Class and Other Stories about Wealth, Stat...
    • Anita Yap and Traci Price on race and place - Duration: 50 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Conversation Project facilitators Anita Yap and Traci Price talk about how Oregon's history affects our present and how we can create a future built on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Learn more ...
    • Monica Mueller on environmental policy - Duration: 60 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Conversation Project facilitator Monica Mueller talks about what people are willing—or not willling—to give up to protect the environment. Learn more about her program "How Do Our Values Influence ...
    • Rachel Bernstein on creating inclusive communities - Duration: 66 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Conversation Project facilitator Rachel Bernstein talks about the struggles organizations face in fostering inclusivity. Read more about her program, "Beyond Invitation: How Do We Create Inclusive ...
    • Wendy Willis on democracy - Duration: 47 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Conversation Project facilitator Wendy Willis talks about what it means to actively participate in our democracy. Read more about her program, "Democracy from the Inside Out: Listening to Our Consc...
    • Surabhi Mahajan on Cultural Appropriation - Duration: 45 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      Conversation Project facilitator Surabhi Mahajan talks about how our actions and identities shape one another. Read more about her program, "What Is Cultural Appropriation?", at oregonhumanities.org.
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