Living & Working in the New Economy

Mar 20, 2012, 7:00 PM
Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main St.

The 2012 Forest Grove Conversation: Come explore the ways economic hard times lead to change, ideas and actions.

The public is invited to attend Living and Working in the New Economy: The Promise and the Peril, on Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forest Grove Community Auditorium (1915 Main Street).

The free engagement is part of the Forest Grove Conversations Town Hall series, co-sponsored by Pacific University's Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation and Friends of the Forest Grove Library.

The program will feature an awards presentation to students who wrote the best essays about the current economy, followed by a panel discussion.

Panelists include Pacific University history professor Lawrence LipinJerralynn Ness, executive director of Community Action Organization in Hillsboro, and Manuel Castaneda, CEO of Pro Landscape. They will share their perspectives about surviving hard economic times in America, past and present. 

The public will have time to ask questions or comment following the the panel presentation. Refreshments will be available as well.

For more information, please call (503) 352-2288.

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