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Perspectives series for "Forever" and "Each and Every Thing"

February 16 & 23, March 1 & 8 in the Ellyn Bye Studio
Immediately following the 7:30 p.m. performance | Free!

Please join us for a series of 30-minute post-show discussions following select evening performances of Forever and Each and Every Thing. Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by the play, filtered through the perspectives of social justice activists, scholars, social workers and humanities experts. Speakers will have read the play, attended the production and will be ready to share their thoughts on how the play connects directly to our community.

Forever Perspectives

Tuesday, February 16 – Melissa Hicks from Self Enhancement Inc. and Vanessa Timmons from the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence and Lena-Liis Kiesel MS CADCI NCC Mental Health Therapist in private practice.

Tuesday, March 1 – Robin Davis from Bradley Angle, Gita Mehrotra - PSU Assistant Professor of social work, and Lena-Liis Kiesel MS CADCI NCC Mental Health Therapist in private practice.

Each and Every Thing Perspectives

Tuesday, February 23 – Author, activist and scholar, Tod Sloan with Lisa Naas Cook, expert in sacred rest and intentional technology

Tuesday, March 8 – Author, activist and scholar, Tod Sloan with Jennifer Allen, expert on the social impact of technology.

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Our Perspectives conversations for Forever are produced in partnership with the YWCA of Greater Portland.

The YWCA of Greater Portland’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. This mission is aligned with the YWCA USA, and was adopted by the General Assembly in 2009.

Portland Center Stage is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).

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