Making Connections

Making Connections – 12/22/21 – One Term on the school board, with DR. DONNA SINCLAIR

. Donna is an adjunct professor at Washington State University Vancouver and Western Oregon University Monmouth. With a PhD in Urban Studies and a focus on policy, she teaches US history, environmental history, gender issues in history. Her specialty area is public history. Sinclair is an oral historian, making a living through interviewing, writing, teaching …

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Making Connections – Abortion Justice Car Rally – 10/27/21

Conversations from the VANCOUVER RALLY FOR ABORTION JUSTICE CAR CARAVAN on October 2, 2021. The rally was organized by Women’s March, Planned Parenthood, NAACP Vancouver, YWCA Clark County. Jasmine Tolbert, Elsie Elling and Terri Niles and Rosa Colquitt, among others, explain the importance of Abortion Justice. (Hint: it goes way beyond just the right to …

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Making Connections – Peace and Justice Fair 2021

Sept. 11, 2021- a beautiful day for the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair. I spoke to a few of the 60+ organizations in attendance. There’s alot of good work happening in our area, and it was wonderful to connect with these people. PEACE AND JUSTICE FAIR www.vancouverpeaceandjusticefair.org SUPPORT EDUCATION WORLDWIDE www.supporteducationworldwide.org LUTHERAN COMMUNITY SERVICES NORTHWEST …

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Making Connections – Stonemason Part 2 – 7/28/21

Here’s more of my talk with Micheal Byrne, a stonemason who‘s especially proud of his public projects- Timberline Lodge, Vista House, Multnomah Falls, stone walls along the old Columbia River highway, scenic overlooks in the gorge. I met Micheal a few years ago as a volunteer on the Cape Horn trail, and helped him build …

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Making Connections- Becoming a Stonemason- 6/23/21

Making Connections 6/23/21 Becoming a Stonemason We can understand the world better and learn more about ourselves when we pay attention to the stories of other people. By listening to the voices of others, we strengthen our own… Our attitudes and actions have great potential to affect those around us. With the awareness that we …

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