Weekly Lunches

The Opioid Epidemic – February 19th

The Opioid Epidemic – February 19th

Date/Time: Tuesday February 19th, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Death from opioid overdoses is now the #1 cause of accidental deaths in the United States, with 72,000 lost lives last year, and over 2 million Americans struggling with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).  Despite this growing epidemic, it’s estimated that only 15% of those affected get access to the effective care they need, due to an overloaded system, lack of evidence-based care standards and insurance coverage issues.  Come join us to understand...

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The Oregonian: Past, Present, Future – March 5th

The Oregonian: Past, Present, Future – March 5th

Date/Time: Tuesday March 5th, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR As the editor of The Oregonian / OregonLive and vice president of content for Oregonian Media Group, Therese Bottomly is responsible for all news and opinion published for The Oregonian audiences and for the journalistic standards across all platforms. In this role Therese directs the news gathering and reporting efforts for the region’s largest news staff. She has served in senior leadership roles at The Oregonian and OregonLive since 1998 and...

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OPB and the Future of Public Media – March 12th

OPB and the Future of Public Media – March 12th

Date/Time: Tuesday March 12th, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Steve Bass has served as president and CEO of Oregon Public Broadcasting since 2006. OPB is a nationally recognized leader in public media, providing news, information and entertainment to the Northwest. With award-winning journalists and original series, OPB illuminates the people, places and issues of the region and puts stories into context. OPB creates content and programming that can be accessed anywhere, at any time on OPB TV, OPB Radio,...

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Transitioning from Law to Writing – March 26th

Transitioning from Law to Writing – March 26th

Date/Time: Tuesday March 26th, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Bio: I grew up in New York City and Levittown, New York.  In 1965, I graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor's Degree in Government.  From 1965 to 1967, I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, West Africa.  In 1970, I graduated from New York University School of Law.  During my last two years in law school I went at night and worked my way through by teaching junior high school in the South Bronx in New York...

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