Political engagement tips from Pacific University's Dr. Jim Moore as written for The Oregon Way.
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Pacific University is among a select group of campuses around the country and the only institution in Oregon designated as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2021-2022. The designation is the result in part of the university’s participation in the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge for Pacific Votes spearheaded by the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement.
Join in a month filled with discussions on race and equality, Oregon’s exclusionary practices, Black history in Forest Grove, and how to make real progress on the social justice front.
Pacific University is well represented in the current Oregon legislative session, thanks to the first-time elections of a Republican senator and a Democratic representative.
Pacific University is proud to remember and celebrate the history, heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples during the month of November. Educational events include a museum exhibit, online library display, philosophy colloquium and movie screening.
Nicole George '16 is working to perpetuate and enhance the cultures of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people of southeast Alaska.
During this time when many people are experiencing anxiety related to the election (among other things), the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement offers ten tips for staying sane during the election.
Paul Snell and Jules Boykoff, colleagues in Pacific's Politics and Government Department, have emerged as important voices as protests for racial and social justice rivet the country.
Jules Boykoff, professor of politics and government, wrote an article about the Portland homelessness crisis on commondreams.org.
Chester Carson '04 has relied on strong networking his skills throughout his career. Recently his network helped him realize a dream of life in Hawai'i.