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Recorded Webinars

Here are links to the recorded webinars from the Rural Communities Explorer. The content spans many topics and is aimed at helping users access and interpret challenging data.

 

LATINOS IN OREGON PART 2: EConomic Measures

November 17th, 2015

In our first session last month we covered the basics of the rapid change in the Latino population in Oregon and the nation. In this, our second session of a three part series we took a deeper dive, looking at measures of Latino employment, education attainment, and business ownership. The third installment wraps up discussing social and economic wellbeing. Slides

 

Latinos in ORegon Part 1: Demographic trends

October 20th, 2015

Latinos an important force changing the demography and economy of Oregon. Learn about the current state of the Latino population in Oregon, why it's growing so rapidly, and why that change is likely to continue. This is the first webinar in a series discussing Latinos in Oregon. Upcoming sessions will discuss employment, education, and social topics. Slides

 

RACE/ETHNICITY DATA

September 8th, 2015

Equity is a growing buzzword in education, the nonprofit sector, and local governance. In this session we looked at race & ethnicity data and how we understand categories of population. We discussed how these measures are created and challenges with interpreting them. Slides

 

Education Measures

July 28, 2015

In this session we looked closely at three measures that are frequently seen in the media, and are relevant in economic and community development as well as education. We discussed how these measures are created and challenges with interpreting them. Slides

 

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