Oregon Latinos

Jacob Lewin

How, on a local level, do you positively combat some of the fear and divisiveness that seem to be on the increase in our country?  A group in Corvallis found that one way to do that is with food.

University of Cincinatti.

An astrophysicist has used census data to create a map showing racial diversity in the U.S.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports on how Eugene fares.

In Albany and Corvallis, he's a music teacher and guitarist, but in New Mexico, he's a star.  We're talking about Chris Arellano.

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The public is invited to celebrate Latino culture tonight at Springfield's Sprout! Regional Food Hub. The block party is being organized by the University of Oregon's Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Huerto de la Familia or the "Family Garden." Executive Director Sarah Cantril says a rising Latino Population is a large contribution to Oregon's economy.

September is one of the big harvest months for Oregon agriculture--apples, pears, hops.  It's also a time when the fields are full of farmworkers.....a large percentage of whom may be subject to sexual harassment.  It's a subject that's long been taboo, but a growing number of women are speaking out.

Every day at her job at a vineyard outside Salem, things were the same for Clarisa:

"Pues como chiquita, mi hijita, esos cosas de decía..."