Farmworkers and Latinx Working Families United Job Opportunity: Political Organizer About PCUN PCUN is based in the heart of the Oregon Latinx community, in one of the most vibrant agricultural areas in the state. Our mission is to empower farmworkers and working Latinx families in Oregon by building...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 02, 2021  Contact: Omar Alvarado  Coordinator  503-999-8392  odysseyco503@gmail.com  Music Festival Supporting Salem / Keizer Community  KEIZER, Oregon - The Keizer Stadium will host the first annual Fire Out West Music and Art Show. Curated by ODYSSEY, this community event will benefit the Oregon Worker Relief Fund of Oregon.  Aside...

I decided to write and document the history of Agriculture labor from a perspective of a farmworker organizer, fighting for the rights of farmworkers.  I could never understand why farmworkers were never included in the National Labor Relation Act of 1935, That historic legislation that gave...

For immediate release- July 8, 2021  Contacts:  Brad Reed, Renew Oregon, Brad@reneworegon.org, (971) 217-6813  Ira Cuello-Martinez, PCUN iracuello@pcun.org, (503) 851-5774  Kate Suisman, Northwest Justice Workers Project kate@nwjp.org, 503-765-7105 Jamie Pang, Oregon Environmental Council, JamieP@OECOnline.org, (971) 353-7963  Oregon OSHA’s Emergency Heat Rules Are a Good Start to Protecting At-Risk Workers; Strong ...

PRESS STATEMENT   June 30th, 2021  CONTACTS:  Patti Verduzco, PCUN, Communications Director, pattiverduzco@pcun.org  Reyna Lopez, PCUN, Executive Director, reynalopez@pcun.org  Farmworker Death Related to Heat-Illness  Amidst Oregon Heat Wave  A farm laborer in St. Paul dies due to the extreme heat over the weekend  while Oregon OSHA fails to adopt emergency rules ahead of the...