The 2010 Pacific Northwest Farmworker Summit is March 11-12 in Portland, Oregon.
The summit is hosted by the Oregon Human Development Corporation, in partnership with: Region 6 U.S. Department of Labor, Oregon Employment Department, Washington State, Employment Security Department, Idaho Department of Labor, and OIC of Washington.
The Summit will provide up-to-date information on topics that impact farmworkers in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Examples from previous Summits include:
- Recruiting US Farmworkers for US Farm Jobs
- Agricultural Workforce Challenges from an Employer Perspective
- Immigration Reform Update
- Mexican Consulate Services and Issues
- Promising Practices to Better Serve
- Agricultural Labor Law Update
- Apprenticeship Programs – A Good Option for Farmworkers
For more information visit the Oregon Human Development Corporation.