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A cozy place to work alongside people doing work they’re passionate about and committed to, where 80% of people say hi. Come and work here!

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Calendar of Events

September 17, 2014

Optional Member Meeting, Wednesday 2-2:30pm on the Sofas

The focus on the meeting will be on what we value here at Collective Agency. It’s also a time to touch base on the events coming up (Members and Friends concert) and suggest more events to be held.

Start: September 17, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 17, 2014 2:30 pm

September 10, 2014

Optional Member Meeting, Wednesday 2-2:30pm

The past two optional members meetings have been a success. This time will be a continuation of last time. See notes from last week on the blog here:

Collective Agency: Optional Member Meeting. Wednesday September 10th, 2014, 2-2:30pm.
I. Intro: (2pm-2:05pm)
1. What’s your name?
2. What’s something you’re passionate about (describe it in 30 seconds or less)?

II. Some members want more community interactions, more warmth/vulnerability/openness/in-depth conversations. We can make that happen. Asking for advice and especially for actions you’d like to organize or do with other people here.

A. Planning/questions/vision for the Happy Hour tomorrow Thursday August 28th 5pm? (2:05-2:10pm)

B. Questions: (2:10-2:20pm)
1. What are some things that you would like to do or see at Collective Agency?
2. What is something you are passionate about that you would like to share with other members?
3. What would you like Open House events to be like?
4. What other areas of focus/questions would you like, if any?

Goals (each is for the above questions):
1. Establish individual agency, working towards collective agency.
2. Generate material for inspiring and concise lightning talks.
3. Make Open Houses more participatory and warm/eventful.

Start: September 10, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 10, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Collective Agency
Phone: 503 517-6900
322 NW Sixth Ave, Suite 200, Portland, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

September 4, 2014

First Thursday art gallery crawl, 5pm

First Thursday art gallery crawl, leaving from here 5pm. Some specific galleries suggested were p:ear and Blue Sky. There are hundreds of galleries around here. People will suggest galleries, wander our way around together, if someone doesn’t like one place for 10 minutes, there’s another place after that.

Start: September 4, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 4, 2014 7:30 pm

September 3, 2014

TED Talk at lunch, 12:15pm

Wednesday 12:15pm we’ll watch 1 TED Talk at lunch here and talk about it. People expressed a desire for TED Talks that are of the social humanity type, inspiring. Shawn Achor’s talk on happiness will be this week’s TED Talk, it was suggested by a member.

Start: September 3, 2014 12:15 pm
End: September 3, 2014 1:00 pm

September 1, 2014

Closed to the Public – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

Collective Agency is closed to the public (tours, trial weeks) on federal holidays. Members have 24/7 access though, and meetings can be reserved in advance.

Start: September 1, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 1, 2014 5:00 pm