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Corvallis: Disability Justice 101 November 20

People with disabilities report having greater negative work experiences than those without. This 3-hour course will introduce concepts of ableism, intersectionality, microaggressions and allyship. This course will help participants understand the world of disability and approach it from a more equitable perspective. Please note that there is one morning session and one afternoon session taking place on November 20.

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Salem: Untangling the Challenges of Aging November 9

Join Willamette Valley Hospice for a morning of engaging sessions to help prepare for the later years of life. Featured speakers include Dr. Margaret Manoogian, Gerontology Department Head & Professor at Western Oregon University and Dr. Nancy Boutin, MD, Home-Based Palliative Care Medical Director at Willamette Valley Hospice. Sessions include topics such as legal issues, financial issues, housing options, palliative and hospice care, changes in the advance directive and POLST, funeral planning, and Oregon’s death with dignity act.

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Portland: Latinx Leadership Lunch November 15

You’re invited to the Latinx Leadership Lunch on Friday November 15 at the PSBA building in SW Portland. Share your unique perspective as an influential entrepreneur, business developer or leader in the Latinx community. The focus of this event will be on engaging and leading a discussion dedicated to empowering future Latinx communities in business and tech and creating pathways to increase Latinx representation and financial support in these spaces.

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Medford: Vital Aging Southern Oregon November 16

What are YOU doing to ensure your life is filled with vitality, vigor and vision? Join AARP Oregon and local organizations for the 8th annual Vital Aging in Southern Oregon conference on Saturday, Nov 16. Participate in workshops and activities designed to spark your creativity. Refresh your spirit to feel empowered to live your best life.

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Portland: Conversation Projects | What does it mean to be American? November 25

In partnership with Oregon Humanities, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare is hosting this free discussion about what it means to be American. Given the differences of race, ethnicity, place, religion, wealth, language, education and ideology that exist in the U.S., what are the things that unite us as a nation? How do we understand what it means to be American and what we hold valuable? This is the focus of discussion with Ellen M. Knutson.

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