Community Grooves on 10/01/10

Air date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Latino leadership roundtable

Natalie Butto hosts a Latino leadership roundtable including:

Patricia Martinez - founding Chair of Latino Fund of Oregon; associate faculty at Marylhurst University; former Executive Director for Oregon Council for Hispanic Advancement; and an educator with 25 years experience as a teacher, principal, and district administrator.

Steven Bender - University of Oregon Law school Professor; Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs appointee; co-president of SALT (Society of American Law Teachers); and author of several books encompassing legal, cultural, and historical issues involving Latino(a)s including "One Night in America: Robert Kennedy, Caeser Chavez, and the Dream of Dignity".

Consuelo Saragoza - Senior Advisor of Public Health & Community Initiatives, Multnomah County Health Department; Co-founder of the Oregon Latino Agenda for Action; and Board member of Hacienda CDC and TriMet.

We will talk about current outlook, a preview of Professor Steve Bender's new book "Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing", and the upcoming Latino Agenda for Action inaugural Summit.

This program airs during KBOO's Fall membership drive. You are invited to tune in and to support non-commercial, community radio.


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