Unete in the News

Reyna Cristy Leon Oregon crowned Señorita Latino Rogue Valley 2014

Aug 16th, 2014 | By Kathy

Over 200 people  joined in the celebration as Reyna Cristy Leon Oregon was crowned Señorita Latina Rogue Valley on July 25, 2014 at the Fiesta Market and Restaurant.  Nicky Corona and Unete organized  the event that highlighted four youth from local high schools.   Each Señorita was judged in four different areas included stage presence, clarity of speech,  evening gowns,
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Voces Unidas in the News

Aug 16th, 2013 | By Kathy

Voces Unidas Parent group members spoke out at the Medford School Board Meeting to bring up concerns and suggestions about the hiring process of it’s new Superintendent over  the next few months.  See more…http:www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130813/NEWS/308130309/-1/NEWS12

Local residents rally in support of new law

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By Kathy


Dual Citizenship Source of Pride for Mexican Nationals

Jul 19th, 2011 | By Kathy
Becoming Mexican

As part of Unete’s ongoing efforts to bring needed services to our community, we will be hosting the Mexican Consulate on July 30 and 31.  The mobile Consulate offers services to Mexican Nationals in rural areas of the state.  The Consulate realizes that for many of their citizens, travel to Portland is difficult and have
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Latino Parent Conference builds parents involvement in Public Education

Jun 8th, 2011 | By Kathy

The first ever Southern Oregon Latino Parent Education conference was held on June 4th, 2011. It attracted over 120 participants that attended 13 workshops designed to increase parent knowledge of the public school system in Southern Oregon and share statistics related to academic outcomes of our Latino youth. The full-day event highlighted local educators and
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Visas protect undocumented immigrants who are victims of crime

Aug 1st, 2009 | By Kathy

The Oregonian ran a story on “T” and “U” visas designed to help protect undocumented immigrants who are victims of crime. The program, according to the article is not very well known. And, although there has been a law in place for 9 years to protect immigrants who are crime victims, the Government has only
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ICEing the White House

Jul 30th, 2009 | By Kathy

By Rev. David L. Ostendorf www.imagine2050.net Let’s face it. With the expansion of the 287(g) program, the new employer audit initiative, the growth of the Border Patrol, and the relentless, unconscionable construction of the border fence, the Obama Administration has completely succumbed to the ICE (and Democratic Party) enforcement agenda. continue