Category: Public Policy

Open Forum on Recent Immigration Rule Changes for Faculty and Staff

[ March 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Gumwood Room
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UO faculty and staff, as well as their families, face distinct challenges associated with recent federal changes in immigration rules. UO Leaders recognize the distinct worries and questions facing the faculty and staff in our community, from research and conference travel linked to professional advancement, to family concerns. Representatives […]

Saru Jayaraman—Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty

[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote
Free & open to the public

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Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman
Keynote: (3:30–5 pm). “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining”

Saru Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of […]

Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
Source: Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

“Undocumented Students in the Age of Trump: What Every Campus Needs to Know”

[ January 31, 2017; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
107 Miller Room
Light breakfast served.

RSVP (required) to Prof Daniel HoSang (Ethnic Studies), dhosang@uoregon.edu

A Teach-In featuring María Blanco ,Executive Director of the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center, UC Davis

DESCRIPTION: The new administration promises dramatic changes to the legal and political status and conditions facing undocumented students. What do faculty, staff and students need […]

Post-inauguration Roundtable: Changing Immigration Rules

[ January 30, 2017; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
EMU Ballroom

Town Hall meeting for international, undocumented, and concerned students regarding changes to immigration rules and practices. Faculty, staff and community welcome. A panel of experts, including Professor Maria Blanco, executive director, Undocumented Legal Services Center at UC Davis, will address questions surrounding current immigration policies and proposed changes to legislation. Sponsored by the […]

Campus unrest can be a time to advance, not panic, VP writes | Around the O

“American universities may be missing out on the chance learn and evolve by reacting defensively when students take to the streets to demand change, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, the UO’s vice president for equity and inclusion, in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
“In an op-ed article in the publication’s Dec. 4 issue, Alex-Assensoh says campuses should embrace […]