Tish Hinojosa: A Night in Solidarity with P.C.U.N. Farmworkers Union and Immigrant Rights

November 21, 2017
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

EMU Ballroom
UO campus
Free Admission
Donations Appreciated
Families welcome

Featuring Nationally Renowned Tejana/Latina singer-songwriter Tish Hinojosa

6:30 pm:  Springfield High School Mariachi del Sol

7 pm:  Tish Hinojosa Trio in Concert

A night in solidarity with P.C.U.N. Farmworkers Union and immigrant rights.

Sponsors include: UO Multicultural Center and MEChA, LCC Multicultural Center and MEChA, Beyond Toxics, Springfield-Eugene SURJ, Friends of Sanctuary, City-wide MEChA, CALC, Downtown Languages, UO Labor Education and Research Center, Grupo Latino Acción Directa de Lane County, UO Department of Education Studies.

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New PCUN History Book Released as part of Grand Opening of CAPACES Leadership Institute in Woodburn

The publication of The Story of PCUN and the Farmworker Movement in Oregon, a history of Oregon’s largest farmworkers’ union written by University of Oregon anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, will be showcased at a grand opening celebration of PCUN’s new CAPACES Leadership Institute on August 25, 2012, at 5 p.m. at 356 Young Street in Woodburn, Oregon. PCUN, the acronym for Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United), launched the planning for CAPACES offices in 2008, the capital campaign in 2009 and the construction in 2011, and is now just a few weeks away from completion and celebration. › Continue reading

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Monday, August 27th, 2012 Books, Celebration, Farmworker Rights, News No Comments

“Migrant Oregon” digital exhibit in UO’s Knight Library

“Migrant Oregon” digital exhibit puts a face on farmworker struggles

From InsideOregonIn 1988, photographer John Bauguess and union organizers Ramon Ramirez and Leoni Bicchierri visited camps of migrant farmworkers in the Willamette Valley. Bauguess’s photographs taken during his travels powerfully document the conditions the workers endured.

Sixteen prints from a larger group of his photos comprise a new digital exhibit entitled “Migrant Oregon,” now available online at http://library.uoregon.edu/dc/latino_heritage/#.

See also: Oregon Latino Heritage Collaborative

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Farmworker Rights No Comments



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