Current Grant Projects

Racial Literacy and Action Series

  •  October 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 6:30-8PM. Register by September 19th. Explore your racial identity and life experiences that helped to form it; learn about race and racism in America; engage in somatic practices that may include working with the breath, journaling, guided visualization, and music; practice discussing race and racism in small and large group settings; and translate your reflections and learning into personal action. Hosted by Cedar Hills United Church of Christ. More information and registration at: chucc.org/racial-literacy-2021.

Film Screening and Discussion

  • Building Peaceful Communities Film Screening and Training, September 19th 4-6PM. (Flyer attached) Screening of the new film: The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature. See the video trailer at https://vimeo.com/459116870. Film will be followed by CLARA training by Adam Vogal, President of the Oregon Peace Institute. More information and registration at: https://bit.ly/Peace-Zoom.

De-escalation Skills Training

  • De-escalation Training, September 25th 1-3:30PM. Introductory training about nonviolent de-escalation using the CLARA method created by Bonnie Tinker and Rev. Cecil Prescod. This will include optional participatory breakout sessions. Register by emailing peaceteam.pdx@gmail.com.