Tag Archives: Latino/as

The OMA at the 2016 OLA Conference with REFORMA OR

On April 20-22, 2016 REFORMA OR participated in the 2016 Oregon Library Association conference in Bend, OR! Chapter members presented a pre-conference workshop titled “¡Bienvenidos a la biblioteca!: Outreach and Engagement with Latino and Spanish Speaking Populations in Your Communities” … Continue reading

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Voices Without Borders ~ Stories of Latinx and Hmong Students

During winter term 2016, two OSU student activists Mai Xee Yang and Nicthé Verdugo worked with Charlene Martinez, Associate Director of Integrated Learning for Social Change within Diversity & Cultural Engagement, on a project entitled Voices Without Borders for their … Continue reading

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Social Justice Tour of Corvallis II

In the spring of 2014 the OMA collaborated with the class Ethnic Studies 553: Ethnohistory Methodology taught by Professor Natchee Barnd. The students used archival resources both in the OMA and the Benton County Historical Society to showcase the histories of the Corvallis … Continue reading

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RG 248 Centro Cultural César Chávez

The Centro Cultural César Chávez (CCCC) collection is now available and open for research! The collection documents the activities and events organized by the center such as staff retreats, open houses, César Chávez Tribute Month, holiday celebrations, lectures, and workshops … Continue reading

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Latino OSU: “Ideologías Lingüistas en los Estados Unidos”

During Fall term 2015, Professor Adam Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, used NPR’s program Latino USA as part of his SPAN 456/556 course “Spanish in the United States.” Latino USA is a weekly, hour long, radio program that showcases national Latino news and culture. … Continue reading

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“Histories of Students of Color at OSU” Campus Tour Guidebook, Fall 2015

The 2015 edition of the “Histories of Students of Color at OSU” Campus Tour Guidebook is fresh off the press! Two years ago, in the Fall of 2013, the OMA collaborated with the ALS 199 U-Engage class “Untold Stories: Histories … Continue reading

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Nuestras Voces y Herencia: Yamhill County’s Latino Histories

The Latino community in Yamhill County has a rich and diverse history and has contributed greatly to the county’s identity. Nuestras Voces y Herencia is a project dedicated to gathering and preserving the life stories of Yamhill County’s Latino community. … Continue reading

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REFORMA Oregon at OLA

REFORMA OR Chapter – OLA Booth The OMA was at OLA for the first time, but not as an attendee, as an exhibit booth staffer for the recently established REFORMA Oregon chapter…and it was a lot of fun! As you … Continue reading

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Milagro Workshop and Performance at OSU

The OMA was incredibly excited to collaborate with OSU’s Centro Cultural César Chávez for its Tribute Month celebrations to host Teatro Milagro for a workshop and performance! The pre-performance workshop asked attendees to think about the connections between  art and social justice – … Continue reading

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The OMA at REFORMA 2015

The OMA’s REFORMA Presentation Established in the early 1970s, REFORMA is a national organization with the mission to “promote library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.” In its 45 year history, it has only hosted 5 conferences, so the OMA … Continue reading

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