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2018 BIENNIAL SUMMIT

FUERZA EN COMUNIDAD | STRENGTH IN COMMUNITY

Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker Cesar Vargas, Esq.

OLAA is holding its Fifth Biennial Summit on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Portland State University. The Summit will be used as a platform to establish strategic priorities for meeting the overarching needs of the growing number of Latino Oregonians.

This year’s theme, Fuerza en Comunidad (Strength in Community), will be used to convene 100 individuals from leading Latino organizations, businesses, elected officials, and public servants to both recommit to a united Oregon Latinx platform for leading organizations, and leaders to utilize in their community building, public educations, advocacy, and engagement work. This will also support OLAA’s work to enable these organizations to build a pipeline activating community leaders to become civically engaged and give others the support to step into civic leadership roles in their communities. OLAA will also present the 2018 Edition OLAA Report; this year we are adding a case comparison to highlight how strengthening the inclusion and engagement of Latino students and parents might improve educational outcome.

Portland State University
Native American Student and Community Center
710 SW Jackson St., Portland, OR 97201

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Brunch provided! ¡Desayuno será proveido!

Cost: $50 individual. Students free (first 50 to register)

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Schedule  
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMREGISTRATIONNetworking and brunch
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMWELCOMING REMARKSLinda Castillo, Co-Chair
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMKEYNOTECesar Vargas, Esq.
Co-Director, DREAM Action Coalition
11:00 AM - 11:20 AMOLAA 2018 REPORTRonald L. Mize, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oregon State University
11:20 AM - 12:20 PMTOPIC I PANEL
Immigration
Cesar Vargas, Esq., Ivan Hernandez
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM2020 CENSUSComing soon
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMTOPIC II PANEL
Sexual assault and violence
Coming soon
1:30 PM - 1:40 PMCOVER ALL KIDSOlivia Quiroz
Executive Director, Oregon Latino Health Coalition
1:40 PM - 2:00 PMBREAKLight snacks and refreshments
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTOPIC III PANEL
Ethnic Studies
Representative Diego Hernandez
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMLIDERES AWARDCarlos Crespo, Founding Board Member
3:30 PM - 4:00 PMANNOUNCEMENTS & CLOSELinda Castillo, Co-Chair

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