Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events

Every fourth Thursday of the month*, Oregon WAND explores a compelling topic in depth with special features, guest speakers, and presentations. All Oregon WAND programs are free and open to the public. Below you’ll find the Monthly Programs marked next to the event date. Oregon WAND Members & Allies: If you know of or are involved in an event that is aligned with the mission of WAND, please send us information about it for consideration in the Upcoming Events. *January-May, September, October, and November (third Thursday due to Thanksgiving; no program in December)


November 2016

November 17, 2016 — Oregon WAND Monthly Program

A Conversation with Megan Amundson – Executive Director of National WAND

Megan Amundson WAND Executive Director

Join us for a conversation with Megan Amundson, the new and very dynamic Executive Director of WAND, Megan has a background in grassroots organizing and has spent more than 12 years as a lobbyist and running political campaigns. She will share her vision for WAND and is seeking your input about the issues both local and national that are important to you.




Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 (note: one week earlier than usual due to Thanksgiving holiday)
Time: 7:00 pm
Location:  First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St, Eugene
Cost: Free and open to the public


November 21, 2016 

Vandana Shiva – Soil Not Oil



Dr. Vandana Shiva is an activist, environmentalist, feminist, and agent for peace, sustainability, and social justice. Her father was a conservator of forests, and her mother a farmer who had a deep love for nature. Both were staunch supporters of Mahatma Gandhi, and Gandhi remains a profound influence on Dr Shiva’s thought.

Come hear and experience one of the world’s most effective advocates for bio-diversity, eco-feminism, and bio-ethics.

Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm)
Location: Lane Community College Main Campus Performing Arts, Building 6, Eugene
Cost: Free and open to the public