Portland Community College + Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Summit
Our very own Sr. Consultant, Bri Nguyen, was part of a panel at the Pathways to Opportunity Summit in October, discussing the challenges of closing the opportunity gaps for community college students. Read more about the event at Portland Community College’s website.
2018 SJI Annual Conference
Equity by Design
On Sept. 20, 2018, SJI hosted its Annual Conference, Equity by Design. The day featured Dr. Virginia Eubanks, author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor, as the keynote speaker. Supporting Dr. Eubanks’ keynote were three workshop facilitators: Kirsten Harris-Talley, Anjulie Ganti and Joel Fariss. Each workshop offered hands-on, skill-building exercises for attendees to utilize within their own organizations.
Check out the conference highlights:
2017 Annual Community Celebration
Building Strong Working Communities
SJI hosted an evening of participant, partner and community recognition during their 20th year of opening doors to living-wage careers. Program highlights included a networking hour, participant achievement awards and community workforce leader awards.
2016 SJI Annual Conference
Beneath the Surface: Shattering Poverty Myths to Improve Program Design
Our 2016 conference was incredibly inspiring—rich in learning and insights and filled with a vibrant sense of community. Our keynote speaker was Dr. Kathryn Edin, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at John Hopkins University and co-author of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America. Special thanks to all of our presenters, including Jerry Large, Stephanie Fryberg, Crystal Hall and Joel Fariss.