Centro Latino Americano

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Members of the Latinx community remain at higher risk of COVID-19, according to advocates.  And as KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, some may not be forthcoming about potential cases, as was shared at today’s Lane County Health briefing.

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Over the past few weeks, the Trump administration has made many changes that impact immigrants.

Centro Latino Americano


Across the country, racial and ethnic disparities have led to minorities being more likely to contract coronavirus. Lane County is no exception, with Latinx community members disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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The head of a Latino support group in Eugene says he’s troubled by President Trump’s national emergency declaration to secure border wall funds.

Centro Latino Americano

Eugene-based Centro Latino Americano has received a grant to help people sign up for health insurance. The agency has committed to providing equity and access to underserved populations.  

Photo by Karen Rainsong

Eugene’s 35th and newest SLUG Queen is Queen Santa Frida Babosita, the patron slug of arts and culture. She’s also known as Mija Andrade. She talks with KLCC’s Eric Alan about her goals as the city’s unofficial ambassador, including how it relates to her passion for the arts and her Mexican heritage. 

Karen Richards


Nearly 400,000 Oregonians were born in another country; about 115,000 are undocumented. As part of a monthly series on immigration, KLCC's Karen Richards set out to learn where we stand, finding that while global migration is in crisis, U.S. policy is static.