Donald Trump has promised to return jobs to the U.S. workforce. Del Allen will discuss how the job market is changing. Many of the jobs Trump talks about have been, are, or will be, or will be replaced with no humans or with humans from outside the US. How is the job market affected as a result of "the cloud". How should we advise our grandchildren about going to college and obtaining employment? Del Allen is chair of HGP’s program committee.
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Election Results Part Two
Part Two of an election post-mortem by Jeff Seward. Here Seward looks ahead at the future implications of the 2016 Elections: Will the new President be successful? Will these elections lead to significant reform of U.S. elections or campaign finance? Will the U.S. political system continue to be paralyzed by partisan division? Seward, an associate professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Pacific University, has been a popular speaker at HGP. He teaches comparative politics, political philosophy, political economy, and courses on Latin America. Prior to his academic career, he was a reporter and documentary film producer.
Election Results Part One
Election post-mortem presentation by Jeff Seward. Why did the winners win and the losers lose? What does that tell us about the Democratic and Republican Parties and their candidates? What about third party candidates? What does the election tell us about the state of American democracy? What does the Trump phenomenon tell us about American politics? Seward, an associate professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Pacific University, has been a popular speaker at HGP. He teaches comparative politics, political philosophy, political economy, and courses on Latin America. Prior to his academic career, he was a reporter and documentary film producer.
Presentation by Joshua Goldstein about the history of Albertina Kerr, how Albertina Kerr currently impacts our community and how the organization is preparing to serve those in need for the next 100 years. Joshua has more than 10 years’ experience working for nonprofit organizations. For the past four years, he has served as Albertina Kerr’s Director of Individual and Planned Giving. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from Washington State University and an MBA from Willamette University.
Presentation by Anthony Petchel about REACH and the affordable housing crisis. The mission of REACH is to develop and maintain a permanent resource of affordable housing, promote healthy neighborhoods, and provide opportunities for low-income people through partnerships and community involvement. Anthony Petchel has been involved in strategic planning for over fifteen years.