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The Giving Tree: The Oregon White Oak
Lindsay Cornelius

Presentation by Lindsay Cornelius, manager of the East Cascades Oak Partnership. She describes the Columbia Land Trust. “We conserve and care for the nature of the Northwest, through sound science and strong relationships.”

Voluntary Human Extinction Movement
Les U. Knight

Presentation at Friendly House (and on Zoom) by Les U. Knight, founder of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. Mr. Knight’s life’s work is to phase out the human species by non-coercive means. He has presented his views in a number of venues and has been featured in the New York Times, and on the Dr. Phil TV show.

The Future and Current State of News
Therese Bottomly

Presentation at Friendly House (and on Zoom) by Therese Bottomly. The newspaper industry has undergone monumental changes in the past few decades. Therese Bottomly provides us with a look at the past, present, and future of Oregon’s news industry. Ms. Bottomly is Editor and Vice President of Content for The Oregonian. In 2018, she was inducted into the University of Oregon journalism schools Hall of Achievement.

The Village Movement in Portland
Lyn Trainer

Presentation by Lyn Trainer at Friendly House (and on Zoom) about the Village Movement. A Village is a neighborhood-based membership organization that invigorates older adults’ lives with new experiences and people. Ms. Trainer is Managing Director of Villages NW-Metro.