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.