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Nov. 17: Portland Change-Makers at Catlin Gabel
Posted 11/07/2016 08:00AM


Thursday, November 17, 7 p.m.

Black Box Theater, Catlin Gabel Creative Arts Center

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What characteristics make a person, idea, or movement revolutionary? Hear from an Olympic athlete, a documentary filmmaker, a doctor, a student activist, a fashion designer, and a real estate developer – change-makers who are spreading powerful, revolutionary ideas in our community.

This Ted Talk-style program is open to all, and include audience discussion with the speakers. Portland Changemakers is designed to inspire to young people to pursue their passions and implement real change. 

Featured speakers at Portland Change-Makers:

Thomas Cody (CEO of ProjectPDX)

Michael Ioffe (Leader of Lincoln high school protest)

Sydney Wallis (Documentary maker)

Julie Hansen (Doctor)

Shannon Rowbury (Olympic Athlete)

Bri Leever (Sseko Designs)


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Questions?  Reach out to event organizers Jessica McDermott ( and Grace Masback (, or email



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