Current Grant Projects

Racial Literacy and Action Series

  •  October 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 6:30-8PM. Register by September 19th. Explore your racial identity and life experiences that helped to form it; learn about race and racism in America; engage in somatic practices that may include working with the breath, journaling, guided visualization, and music; practice discussing race and racism in small and large group settings; and translate your reflections and learning into personal action. Hosted by Cedar Hills United Church of Christ. More information and registration at:

Film Screening and Discussion

  • Building Peaceful Communities Film Screening and Training, September 19th 4-6PM. (Flyer attached) Screening of the new film: The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature. See the video trailer at Film will be followed by CLARA training by Adam Vogal, President of the Oregon Peace Institute. More information and registration at:

De-escalation Skills Training

  • De-escalation Training, September 25th 1-3:30PM. Introductory training about nonviolent de-escalation using the CLARA method created by Bonnie Tinker and Rev. Cecil Prescod. This will include optional participatory breakout sessions. Register by emailing