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Eugene-Springfield Meet & Greet

DATE:  Saturday, July 20th, 2019

TIME:   2:00PM - 4:00PM

LOCATION:   Wildcraft Ciderworks, 232 Lincoln St. Eugene, OR 97401


Justice Within Reach May 31, 2019

Save the Date: Justice Within Reach

DATE:  Friday, May 31st, 2019

TIME:   To Be Announced

LOCATION:   831 SE Salmon Street, The Redd


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Wine Party for Justice Within Reach

DATE:  Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

TIME:   5:30pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION:   Pairings on 455 NE 24th Ave


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Medford-Ashland Gathering with Se-ah-dom Edmo

DATE:  Thursday, February 7th, 2019

TIME:   4:30PM - 6:30PM

LOCATION:   818 W 8th Street - Oregon Community Foundation


Eugene Gathering with Se-ah-dom Edmo

DATE:  Monday, January 28th, 2019

TIME:   4:00 - 6:00 PM

LOCATION:   1100 Charnelton Street, Eugene Trauma Healing Project


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Welcome Se-ah-dom Edmo!

DATE:  Monday, December 17th, 2018

TIME:   5:30 to 7:30 PM

LOCATION:   Unite Oregon, 700 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR


MRG Celebrate and Activate Potluck!

DATE:  Sunday, September 9th, 2018

TIME:   3:00 - 5:00pm

LOCATION:   Campbell Community Center - 155 High Street, Eugene OR 97401


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2018 Southern Oregon Celebration

DATE:  Thursday, July 19th, 2018

TIME:   4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

LOCATION:   Inn at the Commons 200 N. Riverside Drive Medford, OR 97501


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Eugene Critical Community Conversation: Critical Race Theory

DATE:  Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

TIME:   6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:   UO Wesley Center 2520 Harris Street Eugene, OR


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When a Racial Justice Lens is not enough: Centering Race in Social Justice Philanthropy

DATE:  Thursday, December 7th, 2017

TIME:   Food and visiting 5:30, program 6:00- 8:30 pm

LOCATION:   MRG Foundation's New Office


2017 Southern Oregon Celebration

DATE:  Thursday, September 21st, 2017

TIME:   6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

LOCATION:   Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Rd, Talent, OR 97540


MRG Open House 2017

DATE:  Thursday, September 14th, 2017

TIME:   6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   MRG Foundation's New Office | 411 NE 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97212


Share a meal, share a story: Grantmaking Road Trip Central Oregon Stop

DATE:  Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

TIME:   6:00 PM

LOCATION:   Central Oregon Social Justice Center 155 NW Irving St, Bend OR 97701


Share a meal, share a story: Grantmaking Road Trip Eugene Stop

DATE:  Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

TIME:   6:00 PM

LOCATION:   Trauma Healing Project 2222 Coburg Road Eugene, OR 97401


Share a meal, share a story: Grantmaking Road Trip Eastern Oregon Stop

DATE:  Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

TIME:   6:00 PM

LOCATION:   Golden Crown Restaurant 1116 Adams Ave, La Grande OR 97850


Justice within Reach 2017

DATE:  Friday, May 12th, 2017

TIME:   6:00PM - 10:00PM

LOCATION:   Castaway, 1900 NW 18th Avenue in Portland, Oregon


University of Oregon Panel on Immigration Justice with Roberta Phillip-Robbins

DATE:  Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

TIME:   12:00-1:30 PM

LOCATION:   145 EMU at the University of Oregon, 1395 University St, Eugene, OR 97403


MRG Eugene Gathering with Roberta Phillip-Robbins

DATE:  Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

TIME:   5:30- 7:00 PM

LOCATION:   Café Soriah, 384 W. 13th Ave, Eugene


Closing Celebration for Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy, Reframed and Exhibited

DATE:  Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

TIME:   6:00PM - 9:00PM

LOCATION:   2800 NE Liberty St, Portland, OR 97211 Concordia University’s Library & Learning Center


Opening reception for Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited

DATE:  Friday, January 20th, 2017

TIME:   6:00PM - 9:00PM

LOCATION:   2800 NE Liberty St, Portland, OR 97211 Concordia University’s George R. White Library


MRG Open House December 2016

DATE:  Thursday, December 15th, 2016

TIME:   4:30PM - 6:30PM

LOCATION:   MRG Foundation Offices, 1235 SE Morrison St.


2016 Southern Oregon Celebration

DATE:  Thursday, September 8th, 2016

TIME:   6-8pm

LOCATION:   Southern Oregon University, Stevenson Union, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland OR 97520


This Movement Moment: Responding to the national Black Lives Matter movement’s call for Safety, Justice & Accountability

DATE:  Thursday, August 11th, 2016

TIME:   6:00PM-8:00PM

LOCATION:   Eliot Center- 1226 SW Salmon St, Portland, Oregon 97205


Eugene Reception for Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited, Pop-Up, Abridged Addition

DATE:  Saturday, August 6th, 2016

TIME:   6:00 - 8:00 pm

LOCATION:   Mims House- 330 High Street, Eugene 97401


The hidden jewel of Black philanthropy: A conversation with community

DATE:  Friday, August 5th, 2016

TIME:   6:00 - 8:00 pm

LOCATION:   PCC Cascade Auditorium 705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, 97217


Social Justice Summer Party

DATE:  Sunday, June 26th, 2016

TIME:   1:00 - 4:00 pm

LOCATION:   Campbell Senior Center


Eugene Sista in the Brotherhood Screening: 2016 Lilla Jewel Artist Tour

DATE:  Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

TIME:   7:00- 9:00 pm

LOCATION:   Hilyard Community Center


Justice within Reach 2016

DATE:  Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

TIME:   6-11

LOCATION:   Portland Art Museum


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MRG Open House 2016

DATE:  Thursday, February 4th, 2016

TIME:   4:30-6:30

LOCATION:   MRG Foundation's Office


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Anita Farewell Bash: Portland

DATE:  Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

TIME:   5:30-7:30 p.m.

LOCATION:   MRG Foundation, 1235 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR


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Anita Farewell Bash: Eugene

DATE:  Friday, October 9th, 2015

TIME:   6:00-8:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Trauma Healing Center, 2222 Coburg Road, Eugene, OR


Social Justice Summer Party: Sunday, August 2, 2015

Social Justice Summer Party 2015

DATE:  Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

TIME:   1-4 p.m.

LOCATION:   Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Road


Southern Oregon Celebration on June 25, 2015

2015 Southern Oregon Celebration

DATE:  Thursday, June 25th, 2015

TIME:   7-9 p.m.

LOCATION:   Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Rd, Talent


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Justice within Reach: May 15, 2015

DATE:  Friday, May 15th, 2015

TIME:   7-11 p.m.

LOCATION:   Portland Art Museum, Mark Building, Grand Kridel Ballroom


Social Justice Summer Party

DATE:  Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

TIME:   1pm - 4pm

LOCATION:   Alton Baker Park, Eugene


Southern Oregon Celebration

DATE:  Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

TIME:   7pm - 9pm

LOCATION:   Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Rd in Talent


Justice within Reach on May 10, 2014!

DATE:  Saturday, May 10th, 2014

TIME:   7pm - 11pm

LOCATION:   Castaway, 1900 NW 18th


Justice Social in Eugene March 18th

DATE:  Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

TIME:   5:30-7:00 pm

LOCATION:   Agate Alley's Laboratory, 2645 Willamette St, Eugene


2014 Open House

DATE:  Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

TIME:   4-7 p.m.

LOCATION:   MRG's Office: 1235 SE Morrison St Portland


Responding to Injustice: A Community Conversation with MRG in Ashland

DATE:  Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

TIME:   6:30pm - 8:30pm

LOCATION:   Ashland Public Library, Gresham Room


Responding to Injustice: A Community Conversation with MRG in Eugene

DATE:  Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

TIME:   6:30pm - 8:30pm

LOCATION:   Unitarian Universalist Church, 1685 W. 13th, Eugene