This exciting event brings together new Eugene School District 4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas and
scholar Dr. Patricia Gándara, co-director of the Civil Rights Project of UCLA, for an informative session on public school education K-12 for Latina@s in Oregon. Dr. Gándara is the Visiting Distinguished Scholar at UO Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the College of Education during fall term 2015. An opportunity for the K-12 education community, the community at large, and the university community to talk about the state of education for Oregon Latin@s. The gathering will feature talks by the two principal speakers. The event will also showcase examples of UO faculty research addressing Latin@sand K-12 education, with brief presentations to be made by UO faculty members. CLLAS co-director Gerardo Sandoval, assistant professor in the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, will emcee the event.