Dance Studio
The Shedd Institute for the Arts
868 High Street Eugene, OR 97401

VoteTalkLead_Session One Invitation

Organized by: The Latino Partnership Program of the Oregon Community Foundation 

Growing the Latino Voice: A conversation series for Latinos 

Because the active participation and representation of all is strongly connected to our community’s health and economic resilience.

Using a four-part conversation and workshop model, Growing the Latino Voice will convene Latinos to talk politics in the broadest sense and explore ways to improve not only Latino civic participation but ultimately, representation by Latinos. Through these conversations, we will create a framework and inspire Latinos in Oregon to consider politics beyond voting and advocacy, and to consider public service as community leaders or elected officials. The conversations are open to new and actively involved Latinos.

With a nonpartisan approach, participants of all party affiliations and perspectives are encouraged to attend in order to create balanced conversations. 

Session One: Let’s talk politics

This facilitated conversation explores what political leadership looks like among Latinos. It will include an exploration of Oregon Latinos’ civic health index in major civic engagement domains. The session closes with group and individual reflections about public service and office in a time when different kind of leadership is sorely needed.

For registration and sign up, email Ashley Espinoza at 

Questions? Email Roberto Franco at or call 503.227.6846 


  • April 15: Let Us Talk Politics
  • May 20: Public Policy
  • June 17: Public Office and Advocacy
  • July 15: Elected Latinos and Building the Pipeline