Check out events happening in our Portland Action Center, fundraising events put on by supporters like you, and other promotional efforts that benefit Mercy Corps.
Exhibit From Survive to Thrive: An exhibit about feeding a hungry world
795 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy, active life. Explore with us as we delve into the connection between food, economic development and the environment.Opened November 12, 2015
Community Cascadia: Starting the conversation at your school
Mercy Corps, in collaboration with local partners, is facilitating preparedness discussions in schools and with community organizations to help parents, schools, and neighborhoods prepare for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.Dates through Spring 2017
Community Invite Mercy Corps to Your Event
Starting October 2016. At the core of everything we do is community. Request a Mercy Corps representative to be a part of your upcoming event.Starting October 2016
Lecture Coming of Age, Part I: The road to resilience
Please join us for a field update from Regional Youth and Adolescent Advisor, Amie Wells, and Project Coordinator, Noura Shahed, as they discuss Mercy Corps youth programming in the Middle East that has empowered more than 12,000 adolescents in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon.April 11, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Globalization: Where are we now?
Don’t miss your chance to hear from noted Yale professor Jeffrey E. Garten as he examines the evolution of globalization and discusses how and what the international community must do to adapt in modern times. Garten draws from his new book, From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives.April 27, 2017 // 7:00 — 8:30 pm
Lecture Coming of Age, Part II: A day in the life
Hear from Mercy Corps Senior Global Communications Officer and first responder Christy Delafield as she shares inspiring stories of youth forging a stronger future — from a student thriving in Zaatari refugee camp to a young Syrian break dancer — despite coming of age in conflict.May 16, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Cascadia: Our geology, our selves
University of Portland environmental scientist Robert Butler explores the long, varied geologic history of the Pacific Northwest and the forces at work beneath Earth’s surface. Butler is joined by Mercy Corps Director for U.S. Disaster Preparedness & Community Resilience, Susan Romanski, who brings new insight to the case that any disaster response is only as strong as the community’s readiness.May 25, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM