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Feb 232015
 
Standing for our values:  Does it matter?

We wrapped up 2014 with quite the gathering; Senate President Peter Courtney came to Woodburn to join us for a debriefing of the 2014 campaign and election results. CAPACES network groups Acción Politica PCUNista (APP) and RE-TURNO youth, and Club de Lenguas Indígenas from Woodburn High School joined with Senator Courtney for a rousing discussion. [read more]

  •  February 23, 2015
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Feb 232015
 
People or Money?  Decided!

Last month, we told you we needed $8,800 to complete our $20,000 matching grant.  And during the month of December, you stepped up to the challenge and contributed $9,703 to CAPACES Leadership Institute. While we’re very excited that in the last few days of December your donations surpassed our $20,000 matching grant, there’s something we’re even more excited [read more]

  •  February 23, 2015
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Dec 232014
 
Winter brings great changes

Saludos from CAPACES Leadership Institute!    The TURNO youth program you’ve supported for the last three years is still going strong. TURNO is all about leadership, identity, and higher education. We’re excited to tell you that we are now offering assistance to high school students to transition into local trade apprenticeships after graduation.   The TURNO [read more]

  •  December 23, 2014
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Nov 202014
 
New: RE-TURNO and Staff Member José

Greetings from CAPACES Leadership Institute! The weather is crisp and sunny,  and we’re excited to tell you the big news: – We welcome José García, RE-TURNO Program Coordinator – TURNO becomes RE-TURNO:  Trades are encouraged! – Students marched for justice, catch Senator’s attention – Special thanks:  Honoring Monica Smith Meet José García, our newest team member.  José is [read more]

  •  November 20, 2014
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Oct 202014
 
Touching Lives -

Greetings from CAPACES Leadership Institute! Although Oregon’s weather is gently easing into fall, its political climate has been tumultuous for some time. Throughout this season, CAPACES Leadership Institute has remained a strong shelter for the communities we serve in the Willamette Valley. We continue to guide community leaders of our sister organizations so they might [read more]

  •  October 20, 2014
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