Forum Reflections & Resources

We Need to Talk about Gun Safety

March 17, 2023 Yesterday, City Club of Central Oregon hosted its March forum, “We Need to Talk about Gun Safety in Central Oregon,” in partnership with The Bulletin. The forum’s panelists unpacked the meaning of gun safety and offered advice [...]

Help Wanted: Connecting Talent to Opportunity

February 16, 2023 Help Wanted: connecting talent to opportunity We’re feeling the impact of a historically challenging labor market. Delayed appointments for medical services. Longer production times for construction. Shorter retail hours. But help is on its way. Watch to [...]

Challenges in Youth Sports: Local Hurdles

January 19, 2023 In today's youth sports environment, very few of our children have full access to the benefits of playing sports. A number of challenges from high cost, early specialization, injuries, burnout, lack of transportation, and shortage of space, [...]

How do we move forward with Measure 110?

November 17, 2022 In 2020, Oregon voters passed Measure 110 the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, designed to move funds away from criminalizing drug use and addiction to treatment. This represents a $1.4billion investment in behavioral health care. Two [...]


2023 Membership Campaign April 1-May 31

Time to reconnect! Our mission at City Club of Central Oregon is to build a conscious and civic-minded community through dialogue, education and research that results in responsible civic engagement. We invite you to join us in our mission to engage [...]

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Being Non-Partisan in the Era of PartisanshipAt City Club, we host public Forums on a range of topics, for a variety of audiences. Doing that while remaining non-partisan is like walking a tightrope, so we’ve thought an lot about how to [...]

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable Everyone has had to meet the challenge of navigating civil conversations at the Thanksgiving table or over a glass of wine with someone we know thinks differently that we do. It’s tricky at best.  When [...]

Who do you trust?

Who Do you Trust? In this era of political division and partisan media commentators, where can you turn to get a balanced view on the issues affecting Central Oregon? City Club is a great place for that. Sharing trustworthy information is [...]

Membership Pricing Changes

Join City Club before 2/15 and save! Membership prices will be increasing soon; join now to keep current pricing. Membership offers discounts on event attendance, voting privileges, priority registration, volunteer opportunities and invitations to member-only events. Click here for more information. [...]

2023 Promotions and Pricing Changes

2023 City Club Pricing Changes Membership Pricing Changes Individual: auto renew $120 to 130. Regular invoiced renewal: $150 to $165. Buddy Pack: auto renew $215 to $240. Regular invoiced renewal $270 to $300. Business: auto renew [...]

Student Responses to Ranked Choice Voting Forum

Two students were invited as guests of City Club to attend our October Forum on Ranked Choice Voting. Here are their perspectives on the forum. Rank choice voting provides a system in which the candidate with the broadest support wins. With the more [...]

Student Responses to 2022 Oregon Governor’s Debate

Two students were invited as guests of City Club to attend the debate we co-hosted. Here at their responses to the questions we asked them. Do you think the candidates have a good understanding of the issues facing your generation? The issues facing [...]

City Club Creates Conversation — Everyone Wants to be Heard

BY LINDA ORCELLETTO — CITY CLUB OF CENTRAL OREGON ON OCTOBER 19, 2021 Cascade Business News When it comes to creating conversation in Central Oregon, City Club of Central Oregon plays an essential role in helping our communities have dialogues about critical issues. City Club [...]