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Justice in the Fields: Farm Worker Union Update

  • Augustana Lutheran Church 2710 Northeast 14th Avenue Portland, OR, 97212 United States (map)

co-sponsored by the Economic Justice Action Group of First Unitarian Church (IMIrJ member)

Come learn about the current successes and struggles of farmworkers, many of whom are immigrants.  We will meet and greet Reyna Lopez, the new Executive Director of PCUN – Oregon’s Farm Worker Labor Union, as well as hear updates from the national initiatives that Ramon Ramirez of PCUN is working on.  We will also hear from United Farm Workers, Western Farm Workers Assn. and Familias Unidas Por La Justicia which is organizing berry pickers in Washington State. 

snacks provided, a free will offering will be held

(enter double glass doors off of 14th Ave., go right to the Fellowship Hall directly beneath the sanctuary)

Contact: Rev. Connie Yost, FWM-NW President, 503-385- 2135

 

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