Community Sailing on the Willamette, Learning about Ukraine, Sharing Solidarity and Culture – by Oregon Fulbright with Illia Yakovenko

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Date(s) - 10/01/22
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


When: October 1st, Saturday 12pm (until about 6pm), 2022

Where: Willamette Sailing Club (6336 S Beaver Ave, Portland, OR 97239)

This family-friendly event will include following activities:

Meet and greet with newly arrived and continuing Fulbrighers

Illia Yakovenko (an artist and a citizen cultural ambassador in Portland from Mariupol, Ukraine) ‘s grad talk

Q&A and open forum on Ukraine, Sense of belonging, Seaside culture, Sharing each other’s related cultural and life stories

Sailing preparation learning with boats, including the sailboat named Sailing Mariupol

Sailing experience (You will be able to ride a boat! -sailed by an authorized professional sailor)

Potluck-style food sharing with potential exchanges of delicious cuisines over the cultures and families

Informational board with photos and guides on how to support

You are welcome to bring your family and friends!

More details on event registrations and others will be followed in the next announcements!

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