Lecture Shifting Boundaries in Global Migration
In 2015, 65.3 million people were displaced from their homes and many of them are seeking refuge across borders. Join us to hear attorney and immigration specialist, Daniel Costa, provide a current snapshot of the state of global migration and its effect on U.S. immigration.October 26, 2016 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Frontline Diplomacy: Dante Paradiso on the Liberian Civil War
Author and Foreign Service Officer Dante Paradiso provides a graphic retelling of the Liberian civil war and a view into the frontline diplomacy that can change the fate of a nation. In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Oregon.October 20, 2016 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Returning to Safe and Strong: Peter Loach, Mercy Corps Guatemala
Guatemala has six times the global rate of homicide. The chronic insecurity in urban areas limits the country’s economic potential, driving youth to migrate alone to the United States. Hear about a new Mercy Corps initiative that strengthens communities from within to curb violence and migration.September 29, 2016 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Life and Markets in Ongoing Conflict: Wafa Ulliyan on Gaza
Join us on September 27 at 12:30 PM for a brownbag lecture when Mercy Corps Deputy Mission Director in Gaza, Wafa Ulliyan, will share personal stories of her life in Gaza including the crisis of 2008-2009 when she had to flee the port of Gaza City. Ullilyan will also provide a glimpse into how Gazans carry on through conflict with a look at how conflict affects market development before, during and after conflicts and crises.September 27, 2016 // 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Lecture Kat Taylor: Breaking through financial exclusion
Join us on July 27, when Mercy Corps Northwest presents social entrepreneur and banker Kat Taylor in a talk about asset poverty.July 27, 2016, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Exhibit Street Art by Displaced Youth from Syria and Gaza on View at Nau
We are pleased to announce that select artwork from our recent exhibit Finding Place: Street Art by Displaced Youth from Syria and Gaza will be on view at Nau in Northwest Portland from July 7 – July 31, with a kickoff First Thursday reception on July 7!July 7 - 31; First Thursday event July 7, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Lecture June Arunga: Innovative Technology and Powerful Progress
Named by Forbes as one of the Youngest Power Women in Africa, June Arunga will share the powerful lessons of innovation she has learned while running multiple businesses in Africa. Sponsored by globalenvision.org, Mercy Corps' blog about market-driven solutions to poverty.May 12th 2016, 7:00 — 8:30 pm
Lecture CANCELED! Roger Thurow: Fighting Child Malnutrition Around the World
Due to family emergency, this event has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience.May 5, 2016 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Speed Networking: Around the World in 3 Minutes
This event is now sold out! Are you looking to build your nonprofit network and find out about Portland-based international nonprofits in the community? Join Mercy Corps, Green Empowerment and many other organizations on April 14th for our newest event, Around the World in 3 minutes: Speed Networking, from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Mercy Corps Headquarters.April 14, 2016 // 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Exhibit Rising Together: Stories of Resilience in Portland
Visit the Mercy Corps Action Center gallery as we host an exhibit by Mercy Corps Northwest, sharing powerful stories of men and women in Portland who have overcome poverty, incarceration and hardship to build a better world.April 8th - July 31st, 2016