The Afghan Crisis and Response: What is required to make Oregon a truly welcoming place for refugees?

Join Oregon Community Foundation in a virtual panel discussion with Oregon’s refugee resettlement agencies to learn how our state is managing the Afghan Crisis and what it will take for Oregon to become a truly welcoming home to Afghan families. Featuring:  Caroline van der Harten, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Matthew Westerbeck, Catholic Charities of Oregon Djimet Dogo, The … Continue reading The Afghan Crisis and Response: What is required to make Oregon a truly welcoming place for refugees?

Portland CROP Hunger Walk

First Christian Church 1314 SW Park Ave., Portland, Oregon

CROP Hunger Walks are community-based fundraising events held in cities and towns across the United States, created to support the global mission of Church World Service, a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. After a CROP Hunger Walk ends, 25 percent of the … Continue reading Portland CROP Hunger Walk

Youth v. Gov Discussion

Faith communities around the country and nation are watching Youth v. Gov together this month through Interfaith Power & Light. Find a screening near you, or you can still sign up to host a screening with your congregation or green team. Learn more about the film. Then, join us for a discussion of the film … Continue reading Youth v. Gov Discussion

Train of Tears

Riverside Community Church 317 State St., Hood River, Oregon

A "Train of Tears" commemoration will recall and reflect with regret one of the most painful chapters in the history of the Hood River Valley -- the forced internment of Japanese-Americans. The event at Riverside Community Church, United Church of Christ, will memorialize the date 80 years ago when more than 400 Japanese-American women, men … Continue reading Train of Tears

United for Peace

Congregation Beth Israel 1972 N.W. Flanders St., Portland, Oregon

CLICK HERE to watch the live broadcast of the event beginning 6:55 p.m. Join people of faith and good will on the evening of May 17 as we gather in … Continue reading United for Peace

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