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Latino Advocacy Council in Eugene | The League of United Latin American Citizens approves the expansion here as its first in Oregon

Latino advocacy council in Eugene | The League of United Latin American Citizens approves the expansion here as its first in Oregon.

By Kelly Ardis /  The Register-Guard /  Published: March 11, 2013

“Even with 900-plus local councils scattered across the country, the League of United Latin American Citizens has never had a presence in Oregon — until now. Lane County is making history as the first Oregon LULAC council since the organization was established in 1929, and Juan Carlos Valle said he is honored to be the local council’s first president.” Read more …

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Human Rights, News, Uncategorized No Comments

New blog launched to provide analyses of the comprehensive immigration reform debate as it unfolds

CCISLogo-finalThe Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) at UC San Diego has launched a new blog (http://ccis.ucsd.edu/category/cir2013) that will provide analyses of the comprehensive immigration reform debate as it unfolds. The purpose of the CIR 2013 blog is to provide scholars and the public with analyses that speak directly to the question of whether comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) will pass in 2013. These analyses will use social science research methods to answer practical, policy-relevant questions.

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Human Rights, News, Public Policy No Comments

2013 Summer Institute for Oregon Middle School and High School Teachers

We have extended the deadline to apply for the 2013 Summer Institute for Oregon Middle and High School teachers to APRIL 15, 2013.

Summer Institute 2013 Invitation Letter

JSMA

Understanding the Many Faces of Latin America through Art and History: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

We are excited to invite Oregon teachers to apply to participate in our 2013 Summer Institute for Oregon Middle School and High School Teachers titled, Understanding the Many Faces of Latin America through Art and History: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. The Institute will take place at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon, from June 23-28, 2013. Completed applications are due by April 15, 2013. We anticipate selecting around 20 teachers to whom we will offer a modest stipend of $250 for their participation, room (for out of town participants who have to travel more than 60 miles) and board, as well as 30 hours of professional development credit. We will let selected teachers know by May 1, 2013.

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 Academic Courses, Academics No Comments


Giving to CLLAS

Follow the link below for instructions on how to give to the University of Oregon. If you want your gift to directly support CLLAS, please enter “Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies” under “Other."

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