Current Grant Projects

2021 Grant Summaries

Racial Literacy and Action Series

  •  October 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 6:30-8PM.  This series explored racial identity and life experiences that helped to form it; discussed race and racism in America; engaged in somatic practices that included working with the breath, journaling, guided visualization, and music;  discussing race and racism in small and large group settings; and translating reflections and learning into personal action. Sessions were hosted by Cedar Hills United Church of Christ. 

Film Screening and Discussion

  • Building Peaceful Communities Film Screening and Training, September 19th  Screening of the new film: The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature. was followed by CLARA training by Adam Vogal, President of the Oregon Peace Institute. 

De-escalation Skills Training

  • De-escalation Training, September 25th Introductory training about nonviolent de-escalation using the CLARA method created by Bonnie Tinker and Rev. Cecil Prescod. The training included participatory breakout sessions.