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Identity is a key issue in a multi-cultural world, and ¿Identity? is the name of an exhibit at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art by multi-cultural artists Victoria Suescum and Lee Michael Peterson. As part of the museum’s current focus on “American Identity,” it explores elements of identifying as Latino and Latina within American culture, through art and personal experience.

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Most states require voters to head to their nearest polling place each election, but since 1998 Oregonians have voted by mail. However, a new Senate bill wants to extend the practice to the rest of the country.

Record date: July 15, 2016

This City Club will air in August.

Speakers:

  • Jim McGavin: President of the South Willamette Wineries Association, President of the Prairie Mountain Wineries Association, Owner of Walnut Ridge Vineyard, and Co-owner of Sass Winery.
  • Sandra Ericson: Former Planning Commissioner and Chair of the Climate Protection Task Force for the City of St. Helena, Napa Valley, and former President of the St. Helena Home Winemakers.

Coordinator: Sandra Ericson

Lane Blood Center

Lane Blood Center in Eugene has issued an urgent plea for donations.

City of Eugene

The Eugene City Council and Lane County showed they were willing to work together on the downtown landscape at last night’s joint meeting.

KLCC presents monthly news features about The Future of Public Education in Oregon.  The series is reported by Jacob Lewin and Karen Richards, and funded by The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

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Rachael McDonald

Eugene police and community leaders say they won’t tolerate hate and will work to improve relations between police and the minority community. They held a press conference Wednesday in response to recent national events.

City of Eugene

Eugene’s busiest summer month saw over 200,000 people attending three major events.


University of Oregon

The study of volcanology at the University of Oregon got a $10 million gift on Monday.


Lincoln County School District

Twenty years from now, based on existing trends, Oregon public schools will be majority minority. Oregon still has a ten-point achievement gap between minorities and whites, and as students of color become a larger part of the school population, closing that gap becomes more important.

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