Enjoy reading about the wonderful community that has developed around this annual event.

August 26, 2017

Gregory McKelvey wants to inspire you to change the world through activism.

It’s a cold day in Portland in early 2016 and Gregory McKelvey is six minutes into a 90 second speech.. and the crowd is rapt, shouting approval into his infrequent pauses for breath. The time tolerances are tight for guest … Continue reading

August 22, 2017

Charles McGee: Building Strong Communities from the Ground Up

It’s May and Charles McGee has been invited to speak at TEDxMtHood’s 2017 event.  Charles is ecstatic and accepts the invitation with enthusiasm, then sets a date to meet with his speaker concierge and go over the details. Most people … Continue reading

August 13, 2017

Adam Phillips: Practicing what he preaches: going against the grain to make the faith community inclusive for all

Inclusion. Think of the kid sitting all by himself in the lunchroom cafeteria; or the person who, instead of feeling unique, is branded weird; or the one whose minority status is thrust upon her like fetters. How might the world … Continue reading

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