I finally had a chance to update our Events page with some upcoming Portland area events. New ones include:
A World of Warfare: Dynamics of Conflict in the 21st Century
Lewis & Clark College Templeton Student Center, Council Chamber (615 SW Palatine Hill Rd) Portland
For the 47th annual International Affairs Symposium, learn about issues that surround warfare in the 21st century, from using private firms in war, to preparing for tomorrow’s conflicts to debating international law.
Free and open to the public.
Human Trafficking Information Session
Tuesday, April 7, 9:30 am – noon OR
Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Franciscan Spiritual Center (6902 SE Lake Road, Suite 300) Milwaukie, OR
“Join us for a fact-filled session conducted by the Oregon Coalition to Combat Trafficking in Persons. We will discuss the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, victim identification, victim needs, immigration relief for international victims and much more.”
Gluten-free Baking Class
Thursday, April 16 @ 7 pm
Sunnyside United Methodist Church (3250 SE Yamhill St.) Portland
Vegan baker and Try Vegan PDX member Chelsea Lincoln will be leading a class on gluten-free baking, from learning about different flours to learning to bake pancakes, biscuits and cupcakes. $10 fee for supplies.
Find out more.
Witness for Peace Northwest Speaker Tour: NAFTA Turns 15 Free Trade, Food Security and Migration in Mexico
Thursday, April 16th @ 7 pm
Multnomah Friends Meeting House (4312 SE Stark) Portland
A discussion with Baldemar Mendoza Jiménez, Agro-ecologist with the Union of Organizations of the Sierra Juarez, Oaxaca. Take a deeper look at the effects of NAFTA, including resistance to genetically modified (GMO) corn, the impact of migration on sending communities, and the struggle for food security in Oaxaca ’s indigenous communities.
This event is open to the public. Professional translation (English-Spanish) provided.
Isa Chandra Moskowitz Cooking Demo
Sunday, April 26 @ 2 pm
Hollywood Library (4040 NE Tillamook) Portland
Renowned vegan chef and Post Punk Kitchen founder Isa will be demoing delicious dishes.
Free tickets for seating will be given out 30 minutes prior to the program.
Let Live Activism series: Effective Tabling and Leafleting
Sunday, April 26 @ 2 pm
NW IDA Office (1732 NE Alberta St.) Portland
Vegan Outreach volunteer leafleters will be offering a training on effective leafleting. Topics covered will include:
- Overcoming shyness
- Choosing appropriate leafleting venues
- Understanding your target demographic
- Preparation of supplementary leafleting materials
- First Amendment rights and other legal issues
- Formulating effective responses to common questions
Check out the Events page to find more. Email us if you know of good MOGO-esque events happening in the area.
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