David Woken is the History and Latin American Studies Librarian at the University of Oregon. He has a B.A. in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a M.A. in Latin American History from Indiana University-Bloomington, and a M.A. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research has focused on labor and print culture history of Latin America, and his recent work has focused on the history of the Latina/o community in the Pacific Northwest and the use of critical pedagogies in library and archival instruction.
Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
Founded in April 1985, the Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (the Northwest Tree-Planters and Farmworkers United) is one of the largest organizations representing Latinas and Latinos in Oregon. Based in Woodburn, PCUN grew out of the work of the Willamette Valley Immigration Project (WVIP), a legal aid organization founded …