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What does President Obama mean for Oregon?

by Laural Porter

kgw.com

Posted on January 16, 2009 at 5:37 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 4 at 2:44 PM

Just days from now the President-elect will become our 44th President.

Saturday night on "Straight Talk" we talk with Marcus Mundy,
the CEO of the Urban League of Portland.
Mundy is going to the inaugural and like many Americans is optimistic
about the chance for change in Oregon.

Marcus and Barack.jpg

Mundy told us on "Straight Talk" that Oregon still has a long way to go when it comes to equity for its minority communities.

Our second guest, Susan Castillo, the superintendent of Oregon schools agrees.

Castillo was the first Hispanic woman elected to statewide office in Oregon.
She says the state is making progress on equity in schools, but admits there is much work to be done.
On Saturday night, hear what Castillo expects Oregon to get from an Obama stimulus package.

Join us Saturday night at 7pm on "Straight Talk".
I am interested to know what you think.
Let's keep talking.

Thank you,
Laural

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