This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.
March 16, 2017 | 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. | The Dye House at Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE, Salem OR 97301
Recent anti-immigrant rhetoric and actions—and the resistance to such words and deeds—highlights the need for clearer understanding of the history of immigration, immigration law, and immigrant rights. The first program of the 2017 History in the News forum series will explore this history in Oregon, from laws designed to limit Chinese and Japanese immigration in the nineteenth and early twentieth century to Salem’s recent decision to become an “inclusive city.” Food and beverages will be served. Read more.