News & Announcements

The Goals and Work of the OCHA - 2/21

Learn about the immigrant experience from Linda Castillo, a first-generation Latina of Mexican heritage. Castillo was appointed by the Governor to the volunteer position on the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs, where she serves as chair.

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VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project - 2/20

Founded in 2000, VOZ is a worker-led organization in the Portland Metro Area whose mission is to empower diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions. 

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A Better Tomorrow: Equity & Opportunities - 2/20

A Better Tomorrow: How Equity is Influencing Opportunities for All - David Salerno Owens, Director of Equity & Strategic Initiatives will update us about the Lake Oswego School District developing a foundational plan for ensuring diversity...

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Food Truck! - 2/16

Come enjoy the delicious food truck from Lupita’s Restaurant. There will be activities for the whole family.

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The Wine Industry and Immigrants - 2/15

Sofia Torres McKay, Mexico City native and owner of Cramoisi Vineyard in Dundee Hills, will share her inspirational story and discuss the importance of "Vineyard Stewards" in the Oregon wine industry. 

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HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience - 2/15

This opening reception is an opportunity to meet the artists and view an exhibit that engages the deeper meanings of transcultural migration to the United States.

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Flute Performance & Workshop - 2/13

A performance of music and story, Peter Ali will play Native and Meso American flutes representing the Plains, Woodland, Maya, and Toltec.

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Author Presentation & Book Signing - 2/13

Join us as we hear the talented author of The Book of Unknown Americans in an on-stage conversation, The Overlooked Immigrant, led by retired Library Director Bill Baars.

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Sarah Bellum's Bakery & Workshop - 2/12

 Meet baker and traumatic brain injury survivor Had Walmer and Outreach Director Faith Walmer, who will share the remarkable story and mission of Sarah Bellum’s Bakery and Workshop.

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Concussion and Early Return to Activity - 2/11

OHSU’s Dr. Jim Chesnutt is widely considered to be the leading concussion expert in Oregon. Special attention will be given to the adolescent brain and development.

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