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May 2019

Concert Fundraiser for AFSC Project Voice: Music for Immigrant Justice

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 168 NE 8th Ave
Hillsboro, Oregon 97214 United States
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$20 – $25

Enjoy an evening of energizing music while supporting Project Voice, the immigrant rights program of the American Friends Service Committee. This program helps communities in Oregon and Washington create Rapid Response Teams and provides Know Your Rights trainings that empower immigrants to protect themselves and advocate for just immigration policies during these fearful and uncertain times. Come learn more about the critical work of this program and the communities it serves, and listen to great music by Samuel Davila &…

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“The Future of Our Oceans” with Dr. Sylvia Earle, 2019 Visiting SAGE Event

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Portland State University Viking Pavilion, 930 SW Hall St,
Portland, Oregon 97201 United States
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Global oceans champion Dr. Sylvia Earle will speak about the future of our oceans as the 2019 Visiting SAGE. Popularly called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, she is an inspiration to millions as a hero for the planet. Dr. Earle will speak about the world’s oceans as the source of all life, why they’re in peril from pollution, over-use and climate change, and how we can be a part of an all-out effort to…

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Annual Interfaith Discussion,”The Spring Holidays: Resurrection, Rebirth & Remembrance”

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 N.W. Flanders St.
Portland, Oregon 97209 United States
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Dean Nathan LeRud of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Rabbi Cahana of Temple Beth Israel, and The Rev. Msgr. Patrick Brennan of St. Mary's Cathedral will join together for their annual interfaith discussion of the spring holidays in the Christian and Jewish traditions. Free and open to the public!

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June 2019

A Disarming Spirit: The Life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Andrew Catholic, 806 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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This free forum will include reading and conversation with the author, Frank Fromherz, on his book, A Disarming Spirit: The Life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen. Books will be available for sale and signing by the author. Learn more about the book: https://www.carroll.edu/event/fromherz-life-archbishop-raymond-hunthausen

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Our Children’s Trust: Rally to Support Climate Justice

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Directors Park, 815 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Please note that due to a time change of the hearing, the Interfaith Service preceding the rally has been cancelled and the Rally will now start at 1:30 p.m. Join us for a rally for Juliana v. United States Youth Plaintiffs! The youth are suing the federal government, seeking justice through court-ordered actions to mitigate the climate crisis and to prevent climate catastrophe. The Ninth Circuit Court will be hearing their case on June 4. Our Children’s Trust is expecting…

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Free Trip to Egypt Film Screening: #PledgeToListen Day of Unity

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

On June 12, "Free Trip to Egypt" opens nationwide for a one-day-only-event in 500 theaters across in the United States for our #PledgeToListen Day of Unity. The screening will be followed by a telecast live-panel discussion from Washington DC featuring Tarek Mounib, politicians, and thought leaders. The timely new documentary follows the journey of Tarek Mounib (a Canadian-Egyptian Muslim) who decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. He travels across the United States to find Americans…

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Summer in the Forest Screening

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedar Mill Library, 12505 NW Cornell Rd., Suite 13
Portland, Oregon 97229 United States
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Join us for a free screening of “Summer in the Forest,” a film about a L’Arche community in France, followed by a reception and panel discussion. The life and legacy of Jean Vanier, who passed away peacefully May 7, 2019, will also be celebrated. About "Summer in the Forest": Like countless others, Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled "idiots," locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and…

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PDX World Refugee Day

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lents Park, SE 92nd and SE Holgate
Portland, Oregon 97266 United States
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Join us at this refugee celebration with performances, food, activities for kids, cultural displays and more! Free event. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/PDXworldrefugeeday/ or contact pdx.wrd@gmail.com. Cosponsors include EMO's Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees, Catholic Charities, IRCO, and many other organizations in the Portland metro area.

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Emergency Training for Faith Communities in Response to Violent Extremism

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Congregation Nevah Shalom, 2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, Oregon 97239 United States
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Caution: Violent extremism is rising! Is your congregation safe? Church, synagogue, mosque, temple, and other congregational leaders and security departments are urged to attend this special emergency training, briefing, and active shooter safety presentation to prepare places of worship for potential attacks and violent extremism, such as the shooting at the Chabad of Poway in San Diego and the massacres at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Christchurch Mosques in New Zealand, and Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston. The FBI,…

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July 2019

Criminal Justice Sabbath 2019

July 12 - July 14

Join people of faith across Oregon - and beyond - in holding a Criminal Justice Sabbath on the weekend of July 12-14, 2019. If you can’t join in on that weekend, host a Criminal Justice Sabbath any day - and let us know when you do, at cosa@emoregon.org! Criminal Justice Sabbath is a time for faith communities to lift up ways the justice system impacts us all. It is a day of worship dedicated to hearing the stories of those…

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