“The next generation has the magnificent opportunity to powerfully influence the twenty-first century and perhaps all of humanity’s future. What will you make of the opportunity?" J Michael Adams & Angelo Carfargno, Coming of Age in a Globalized World
Featuring Panelists Representative Lew Frederick, Derrick Olsen, Goldann Salazar, Stephanie Stokamer, Todd Jones, Amanda Canarios, and Michael Mills, Moderator
Come Join Us As We...
Engage citizens of all generations, backgrounds and affiliations in dialogue on how well we are preparing youth and young adults for local-to-global citizenship and fulfilling lives in the 21st century;
Explore the possibilities and challenges we face in developing engaged citizens and leaders who will build on the diversity, vitality, sustainability, and equity needs of all of our communities and regions;
Share ideas for moving our dialogue into action, engaging those who educate, parent, care for, or mentor youth and young adults from early child through college and university years.
Our Panelists Include:
Representative Lew Frederick, Oregon State Representative, District 43
Stephanie Stokamer, Director, Center for Civic Engagement; Assistant Professor, Pacific University
Goldann Salazar, Graduate of Madison H.S., Dec. 2012 Graduate of Lewis & Clark College, Summer
Derrick Olsen, Vice President, Regional Strategy & Coordination, Greater Portland, Inc.
Todd Jones, Teacher of history, government, economics international relations, West Linn H.S.
Amanda Canarios, 2012 graduate of Cleveland High School; Intern for Global Citizen Corps
Our moderator will be Michael Mills, Project Manager, Oregon Solutions, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University; World Affairs Council's International Visitors' Committee
There will be a meet and greet from 5:30-6:00p. We will show short film clips of citizenship education in action, hear panelists' remarks, dialogue with the panelists and audience, and engage in small group discussions. Participants are invited to read the City Club Research Report (Executive Summary) on "Educating Citizens in Our High Schools
," prior to the event. “You may also go to The City Club of Portland’s website
to find more details about our forum and Agora
Admission is free, but participants need to register
by calling City Club of Portland’s Reservations line at (503) 228-7231 ext 110
or email Rachel Loskill
. Snacks will be provided and we will have sandwiches for sale. Bring your own beverages in a sealed container.