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ACTION: Cesar Chavez Day at the Oregon State Capitol

From our partners at CAUSA Oregon:


CÉSAR E. CHÁVEZ DAY GATHERING at the Oregon State Capitol

Tuesday, March 31, 2009; 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.; House Majority Caucus Room; Oregon State Capitol Building, Second Floor

Sponsored by: Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN), Oregon Farm Worker Ministry, CAUSA, Voz Hispana Causa Chavista.

Celebrate the life of César Chávez on March 31st, the 82nd anniversary of his birth, and honor the farm workers whose struggle for labor justice César so honorably led.  The Governor’s Proclamation of Farm Worker Awareness Week, March 29th to April 4th, recognizes the men and women who work under difficult conditions to provide the food that we daily have on our tables.

For more information, contact Larry Kleinman at (503) 781-1132, larrykleinman@pcun.org or John Munson, Oregon Farm Worker Ministry at (503) 805-2343, ofwm@earthlink.net

Anti-Immigrant Measures FAIL in Oregon

causaCongratulations to our partners at CAUSA Oregon! Thanks to their great work and the great work of other community organizations across the state, two anti-immigrant ballot measure failed to pass during Tuesday’s election.

Ballot Measure 58 would have prohibited teaching a public school student in a language other than English for more than two years. Ballot Measure 60 would have placed unfair requirements on teachers and their salaries.

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