apano's 4th annual statewide convention, february 3-4

Oregon residents! This one's for you. The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is hosting its fourth annual statewide convention on the theme "API Communities in Action! Education, Health, and Civil Rights." It's happening February 3-4 in Salem.

Among its special guest speakers is Daniel HoSang, assistant professor at the University of Oregon and the author of Racial Propositions, a book that explores the roots of "colorblind" politics in the history of California's ballot measures. More information:
"API Communities in Action! Education, Health, and Civil Rights"
APANO's 4th Annual Statewide Convention

When and Where:
5-10 p.m., Fri., Feb. 3
First Congregational United Church of Christ in Salem
700 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., Feb. 4
Chemeketa Winema
4001 Winema Place NE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97305

Who: All Asian and Pacific Islanders interested in learning about APANO's work, contributing to advocacy, and sharing their stories.

Cost: $35 with priority registration by January 26, 2012 ($7 Friday, $28 Saturday)
$50 after January 26, 2012 ($10 Friday, $40 Saturday)
Scholarships are available on a first-come first-served basis.
For further information, and to register for the convention, visit APANO's website. The price goes up after January 26, so do it soon.

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