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Oregon Takes Key Step for Affordable Health and Immigrant Inclusion

Inclusion, Affordability and Innovation Coalition
For Immediate Release May 26, 2015
Contact: Joseph Santos-Lyons [email protected] 971-340-4861
John Mullin [email protected]


Oregon Takes Key Step for Affordable Health and Immigrant Inclusion
Basic Health Bill Heads to Governor Kate Brown

Salem, Ore. – Today the Oregon Senate passed HB 2934A with a bipartisan vote of 22-7 (1 excused).  This priority bill of […]

By | 2015-05-28T20:30:19+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Press Release|

Oregon House Advances Historic ELL Legislation

For more information contact: Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons [email protected] 503-512-0490

Salem, OR – Last Friday the House Education Committee passed historic legislation to address the needs of Oregon’s 57,000 English Language Learners (ELLs).  House Bill 3499 increases the urgency, focus and support for ELL students in Oregon’s 106 public schools districts.  The bill also includes $12.5 […]

By | 2015-04-24T19:10:36+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

Lobby Day 2015 Recap: Highlights and Reflections

A couple of days have passed since our APANO Lobby Day at Oregon’s state capitol, but the energy still lingers from our one of our most powerful days of action and participation. 60 APANO members clad boldly in red t-shirts; they represented a beautiful mosaic of diversity from over 15 different ethnicities, various sexual orientations, […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Capitol, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

APANO Legislative Day: Keynote Speaker, Chi Nguyen-Ventura

Chi Nguyen-Ventura is a first-generation Vietnamese-American. Seeking political asylum, she and her family moved to Portland in 1990. They came empty-handed but, like many others, hearts full of passion for democracy and the will to work to earn a place in the land of opportunity.

Chi is a proud product of the Portland Public Schools. She […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

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By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 March 13th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, Members, News & Events|