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Half a century ago, the city and an expansion-minded Emanuel Hospital razed nearly 300 homes and businesses in North Portland, destroying what was then the heart of the area’s African American community and leaving a bitterness that still lingers. Professor Andrae Brown weighs in on what the hospital can do to make ammends.
For the second summer, Lewis & Clark welcomed Native American high school students to campus, introducing them to the college experience through a free two-week residential summer program.
Amy Lindahl, Oregon Writing Project teacher consultant, teaches biology at Grant High School in Portland. Her article, “Facing Cancer: Social Justice in Biology Class,” is the cover story for the summer issue of Rethinking Schools.
Pilar Hernández-Wolfe, associate professor of counseling and director of our MCFT Program and Andraé Brown, associate professor of counseling psychology, were plenary speakers at the 34th annual American Family Therapy Academy’s open conference.
Underserved Oregonians dealing with mental health, addiction, and relationship issues have a new place to turn for help: the Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center, which recently opened near downtown Portland.
Lewis & Clark’s Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program helps members of Portland’s Native community explore traditions of honor and respect for “Two Spirit” individuals—those who today might be called lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.
Education faculty offer opportunities for working teachers to reflect and renew through the Courage to Teach program.
“When You Tell Them My Story, Please Mention That I Like Flaming Hot Cheetos”
Project Dialogue connects the Graduate School mission with local grassroots organizations in order to foster and support dialogues for understanding and wisdom.
The Center for Community Engagement is located in room 105 of Rogers Hall on the Graduate Campus.
Center for Community Engagement
Lewis & Clark
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, MSC 85
Portland, OR 97219