Past Speakers

Ending Hate and Racism – April 16th

Ending Hate and Racism – April 16th

Date/Time: Tuesday April 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Sam Sachs is a Portland native, graduating  from Portland State University with a degree in Black Studies. He worked in law enforcement and public safety for over 20 years, most recently as a Portland Park Ranger. He served as the chair of The Community and Police Relations Committee while serving as a Human Rights Commissioner for the City of Portland. Sam is currently a member of the Mayor of Portland Oregon's PCCEP committee (Portland Committee...

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The Hate U Give Movie Screening – April 12

The Hate U Give Movie Screening – April 12

Date/Time: Friday April 12, 2019 2:45-5:30 PM Sign Up to Attend Location: Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church 3138 N. Vancouver Ave Portland, OR 97227 The Peacebuilders Committee invites you to an event on April 12 from 2:45-5:30pm.  We will together watch the film called “The Hate U Give” and then listen in on a facilitated conversation between local police and youth about how they experience one another.  This is rich community building.  The event will be held at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church and is co-sponsored by RC of Portland Peacebuilders...

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Evolution of Man and Machine – April 9

Evolution of Man and Machine – April 9

Date/Time: Tuesday April 9, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Albert Chi, M.D., M.S.E., serves as medical director of the OHSU Targeted Muscle Reinnvervation program. He is an associate professor of trauma, critical care and acute care surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He was raised in Phoenix as the first-generation son of Taiwanese parents. Chi now resides in Portland with his young son. In 2015, he served in Operation Enduring Freedom as a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Critically injured in a...

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The Rotary Four-Way Test – April 2nd

The Rotary Four-Way Test – April 2nd

Date/Time: Tuesday April 2nd, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR In the early 1930s, in the depths of the Great Depression, Herbert J. Taylor, president of Club Aluminum Products, was determined to save his company from bankruptcy. As his business teetered on the edge of failure, Taylor felt that only a relentless focus on improving the ethical climate at his company would turn things around, so he developed the twenty-four-word Four-Way Test to guide his decision-making and encouraged...

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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 Philip Margolin grew up in New York City and Levittown, New York.  In 1965, he graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor's Degree in Government.  From 1965 to 1967, Margolin was a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, West Africa.  In 1970, he graduated from New York University School of Law.  During his last two years in law school he went at night and worked my way through by teaching junior high school in the South...

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Future of Portland Business Alliance – March 19th

Future of Portland Business Alliance – March 19th

Date/Time: Tuesday March 19th, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Location: The Sentinel 614 SW 11th Ave, 3rd floor Portland, OR Hear the latest from Andrew Hoan, president & CEO of the Portland Business Alliance. An update on how our regional economy fared in 2018 and why East Multnomah County may be the next area for workforce investment, plus what’s in store for the future of Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce. ** Andrew Hoan is president and CEO of the Portland Business Alliance. As the leading voice of business for the Portland-metro region, the Alliance promotes...

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