Activist Alert 11-20-2014

Ramón Ramírez , founding member and current president of farmworker’s rights organization PCUN, will speak on “Equitable Food Initiative: Why it is a Game Changer in the Agriculture Business,” at 5:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 20, in Knight Law Room 175 at the UO; and “Forming Coalitions and Grassroots Organizing,” at 6 pm on Friday Nov. 21, in the Global Scholars Hall Great Room 123. Gabino Palomares will perform after Friday’s presentation. Both presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, email

• The Eugene Toxics Board meets at 3:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Eugene Emergency Services Center, 1705 West 2nd Ave., Fire Conference Room. Call 682-7118 or email