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April 2019

Community Book Conversations – OUR KIDS: The American Dream in Crisis

April 10 - May 22
Free

OUR KIDS: The American Dream in Crisis by Professor Robert D. Putnam Our Kids is a groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone. It’s the American dream: get a good education, work hard, and achieve success. Americans have always believed in equality of opportunity. But over the last 25 years we have seen a disturbing “opportunity gap” emerge. Putnam offers a personal but also authoritative look at this new American crisis. Our Kids…

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May 2019

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis – A discussion with Dr. Robert Putnam

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bend High School, 230 NE 6th St, Bend, 230 NE 6th St.
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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$15

It’s the American dream: get a good education, work hard, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in—a nation of opportunity.  But during the last twenty-five years we have seen a disturbing “opportunity gap” emerge. Americans have always believed in the idea that all kids, regardless of their family background, should have a decent chance to improve their lot in life. Now, this central tenet of the American dream seems no longer true or at the…

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September 2019

OVER THE EDGE

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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FACE YOUR FEARS. So our community's most vulnerable don't have to. A number of brave Edgers will have the opportunity to rappel down the Oxford Hotel, in exchange for donations back to  United Way of Deschutes County. How do I participate? Sign up now to become an Edger Easily set up your personal fundraising page Reach our $1000 fundraising minimum Experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down  the Oxford Hotel!

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