Late last month, a varied group of writers, scholars, and labor activists gathered in Portland for a panel discussion on labor, food, and immigration policy. Among the panelists were Larry Kleinman, Secretary-Treasurer for PCUN; Mary Mendez, Deputy Director of Enlace; and Paul Apostolidis and Aaron Bobrow-Strain, both authors and professors at Whitman College. While the [...]
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July 15th, 2010 · No Comments
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Photo: Adelante Mujeres
This week, The Oregonian ran a short article about an exciting pilot program taking off in Forest Grove. The new program - which is run by the Hispanic women’s development group Adelante Mujeres - provides and farm land and training to Latinos who’d like to practice organic agriculture. While Latinos make up an [...]
June 15th, 2009 · No Comments
If you weren’t able to catch the sneak preview screening of Food, Inc. in late April, now is your chance to see the film and to make your ticket price work towards real, local change! On Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm, Cinema 21 will host a special “pack the theater” fundraiser for Slow Food [...]