Painting with Cesar Chavez and Barack Obama
Painting with Cesar Chavez and Barack Obama
Por Alejandra Domínguez

Beaverton, OR — La celebración anual de cultura hispana de la Portland Community College se llevará a cabo del 23 al 27 de abril, con una semana llena de talleres, oradores y entretenimiento.

Con el tema, “Unidos tenemos el poder”, la Semana de la Raza tendrá lugar en el Rock Creek Campus (17705 N.W. Springville Road). Salvo que se diga lo contrario, todos los eventos son gratis y están abiertos al público y se llevarán a cabo en el Centro de Eventos, Edificio 9.

Entre los eventos destacados:

  • Ciudadanos Unidos: Colaborando para un mejor mañana con Luis Gutiérrez, fundador y director ejecutivo de Latinos Progresando, un grupo de abogacía basado en Chicago que ofrece servicios legales de inmigración a bajo costo y educación comunitaria para inmigrantes. 23 de abril de 1 p.m. a 2 p.m.
  • United We Stand: Organizándose para tomar acción con Randy Parraz, presidente de “Citizens for a Better Arizona” y abogado y antiguo candidato para el Senado de los Estados Unidos en Arizona. Su taller examinará la pregunta de inmigración desde un punto de vista crítico y analizará el efecto que la batalla en Arizona está teniendo a nivel nacional. 23 de abril de 2 p.m. a 3 p.m.
  • Iniciativa de Recaudación para Emigrantes: Los organizadores del evento, estudiantes y el público participarán en una iniciativa de recaudación para trabajadores emigrantes locales y de temporada. Los voluntarios aceptarán donaciones en el Rock Creek Campus durante toda la semana, empezando el 24 de abril.
  • Noche de Poesía con Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas. 25 de abril de 6 p.m. a 8 p.m.
  • Cena de Reconocimiento y Fiesta César Chávez, 27 de abril, de 7 p.m. a 9:30 p.m.

Horario completo: www.pcc.edu/semana.

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