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Archives: Trust, Power, Connection
Terry Baxter

Presentation by Terry Baxter. In a world of contested information, archives are seen as reliable sources. While there is some truth in this, there’s more to be said. Archives are powerful tools for making change. But this occurs only if we understand what archives are, where they come from, and how they are used. Terry Baxter has been an archivist for 33 years. He works with Multnomah County and the Oregon Country Fair. He has written about tattoos as personal archives, and also archives as tools of power structures, among other archive-related topics.

When Facts Are Not Enough
Allison Coffin

Allison Coffin explores the intersection between science, communication, and storytelling. Science touches every aspect of our society. However, people often choose the science they wish to believe. Allison Coffin is a neuroscience researcher and professional science communicator. In 2016 she co-founded Science Talk, a national non-profit that empowers and inspires scientists to expand their communication potential.

Women’s Accomplishments
Helen Christians & HGP Members

HGP members present brief discussions of the following notable women: Kamala Harris, Catherine the Great, Mary Edmonia Lewis, and Émilie du Châtelet.

SMART Recovery
Hank Robb

Hank Robb presents the basic aspects of SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) – a program that was founded twenty-five years ago to provide mutual aid groups for individuals changing their addictive behavior and to assist them to maintain those changes. SMART is based on a four-point approach that emphasizes the power of individual choice. Hank Robb is a founding board member of SMART. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Nebraska in 1978.