Courses and Workshops

for Thinkers, Dreamers, and Do-ers in Portland, Oregon

Social Justice.

Craving for education/learning.


Giving back.

Community centeredness.

Change yourself. Change the world around you. Education is the tool that changes everything. It’s not enough, but nothing happens without it. Come to our four week-courses and one-day workshops and change your status quo. 


"PUGS offers courses that I've never seen anywhere else - thought-provoking, creative, unique, innovative and really inspirational." - Melea Seward

"PUGS has allowed me to stimulate my mind outside of its usual confines. I have learned so much, and more important, spent more time thinking about my world in new ways." - Will Fain

"Stimulated introspection. Valuable, paradigm-shifting information." - Betty Brickson