Latino Groups Celebrate Heritage Month

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people from the Latino community celebrated the start of Hispanic heritage month Sunday. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum at the University of Oregon was filled with music from a mariachi band and art from a number of Hispanic artists to showcase Latino culture. The month of September celebrates the independence days … Continue reading »

Centro Latino Celebrates 40 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — Centro LatinoAmericano turns 40 this year. The nonprofit benefits the growing Latino population, which is estimated at 30,000 in Lane County. It’s successfully creating funding to sustain its services in a tight economy. The group, located on West 5th Avenue, has been serving the Latino community by offering human services. Centro also … Continue reading »