Latino Community Leader Roundtable

program date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010

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 just released "Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing".

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 talked about current outlook, immigration, education, and health, and the upcoming Latino Agenda for Action inaugural Summit.

This program aired during KBOO's Fall membership drive. You can join and contribute on the website at

Intro/outro music clips from Jessie Marquez CD.


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