Ever entered a lecture hall anticipating dialogue, a sharing of ideas, values and experience only to receive… well, a lecture? This form of education is common in many universities across the country, which explains why this past April many OSU students were in for a surprise as they arrived in Woodburn to participate (or take [read more]
Two weeks ago, the CAPACES Leadership Institute hosted the Tom Ruhl Scholarship Fund Gathering, a fundraising event for a Marylhurst University scholarship to benefit young Latino leaders who face barriers to higher education. Former Governor Barbara Roberts, a Marylhurst University grad, headlined the program, offering a reading of her book Up the Capitol Steps for [read more]
This past January, the Oregon Arts Commission granted $6,500 for the CLI’s Farmworker Struggle Mural through it’s Arts Builds Communities (ABC) grant. The mural project, which hopes to paint the first mural in the city of Woodburn, will be lead by world renowned muralist Juanishi Orosco. The project will begin this spring and will conclude at [read more]
The CAPACES Leadership Institute (CLI) invites you to the first Tom Ruhl Scholarship Fund gathering. Our special guest will be former Governor Barbara Roberts who will be reading from her autobiography, ”Up The Capitol Steps”. The event is free, but donations will be requested for the benefit of the scholarship fund.
What started out as a vision by CAPACES network leaders to build a leadership institute in sustainable practices to mirror its principle in building long-term sustainable leadership, has finally received national recognition. The CAPACES Leadership Institute has received Passive House construction certification. According to PHUIS (Passive House Institute U.S), the authority on Passive House construction [read more]