Civic Education: Stand for Science

Current Issues in Science: Risk, Health, Science and Climate Change, Science and Politics, Speaking Out

Monday, April 17th, 2017, 7PM
Multnomah County Building
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd

In preparation for Earth Day on April 22, this panel discussion will feature members of the science community discussing the importance of science and its contributions to understanding our environment and include:

  • Julie Sifuentes, Oregon Health Authority. ‘The Science of Protecting Community Health.”
  • Antonio Baptista, Ph.D., Director, Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction, OHSU. “Can Science Tell: Tales of a Changing Estuary.”
  • Paul Manson, Center for Public Service, Hatfield School of Government, PSU. “A Two-Way Street: Communication Between Scientists and the Public.”

Presented by the League of Women Voters Education Fund and Sigma Xi, the scientific research honor society engaging Portland area scientists for over 60 years (

The program will be recorded by MetroEast Community Media for rebroadcast and online viewing.

PPS School Candidate Forum

Portland Public School District Candidates Forum

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7PM
Multnomah County Building
501 SE Hawthorne

Join us for a nonpartisan forum featuring candidates for Portland Public Schools Board of Directors on the May 16 special election ballot. All candidates for open positions have been invited to attend. Open positions include Zones 4, 5 and 6. Questions from the audience will be included.
This forum is free and open to the public. It will be taped and televised by MetroEast Community Media during the weeks following the forums. It will also be available on demand through election day, May 16, 2017, here.

Sponsored by:
League of Women Voters of Portland Education Fund
Oregon Parent Teach Association
Communities and Parents for Public Schools

Gun Safety: Responsible Use; Responsible Policy

You can watch our March 14th program here.

It will also be rebroadcast on the following schedule:

Date                                      Time                      Comcast               Frontier
3/24 Friday                         6:00PM               29                         37
3/26, Sunday                     4:00PM                 21                           32
3/29, Wednesday            8:00PM                 21                           32
3/31, Friday                        6:00PM                 29                           37