Events

Upcoming Events

Civic Saturday – Powell Butte

Join us in beautiful Central Oregon on Saturday, September 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as we gather together to be in community with our fellow citizens, while reflecting on what our democracy means to us. The theme of this Civic Saturday is “Belonging & Homecoming”. Civic Saturday is designed to be a civic ritual — a
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2019 Community Oregon Expo

A one-day exposition that will include all Community Oregon participants and special invitees. The brief and varied presentations will showcase what has been learned and to invite support for initiatives and projects that participants wish to develop or support as a result of their experience in the program.

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2019 Milwaukie Citizens Jury

For the Milwaukie Citizens Jury, citizen panelists will consider this question: “Should Milwaukie City Council members be paid more than their current volunteer stipend? If so, how much should Council members be compensated?” Citizens Juries are professionally facilitated and follow a detailed format to ensure fairness, objectivity, and productivity.  Citizen panelists will meet November 9
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Past Events

10th Anniversary Celebration

Join us on Monday, April 8, 2019 at The Armory at Portland Center Stage for our 10th Anniversary Celebration!

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Drinks for Democracy . . . Election Night Edition!

Join us on Tuesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. at Oregon Public House for our second-ever trivia night, Drinks for Democracy: E Pluribus Brewnum . . . the Election Night Edition!

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2018 Portland Metro Area CIR Community Information Meetings

Join us for to learn about the Measure 26-199 Citizens’ Statement, as information for voters by voters, as it is presented at various CIR Community Information Meetings throughout the Portland metro area.

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Drinks for Democracy: E Pluribus Brewnum

Join us on Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at Oregon Public House for our first-ever trivia night, Drinks for Democracy: E Pluribus Brewnum.

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Participatory budgeting in action
Bringing Participatory Budgeting to the Portland Region

Join us 9am-3:30pm, April 14th, 2018 for "Bringing Participatory Budgeting to the Portland Region", a one-day community forum to learn from PB innovators with experience in Seattle, Oakland, and Boston and discuss the possibilities for our communities.

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Community Oregon
2017 Community Oregon Celebration

Join us Nov. 4, 2017 for a celebration of Healthy Democracy’s newest program, Community Oregon, our connection and exchange program building bridges across Oregon’s urban and rural divides. Free expo led by program participants at 3pm; $25 dinner at 6pm.

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