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February 27, 2013
MONMOUTH -- Western Oregon University's chapter of MECHA and Polk Cafe‚ Commons are bringing the Rural Organizing Project's "Borderless Stories" exhibit to Monmouth beginning this week.
The display will run from Friday through March 15 in the Willamette Room of the Werner University Center.
"Borderless Stories" showcases stories that detail the struggles of 10 immigrant families to become members of their communities in Yamhill County and Central Oregon.
Sue Nell Phillips, one of the writers and creators of the exhibit, will speak at the event Friday at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
The event is open to the general public and anybody who wants to share their immigration story may participate.
Those interested in taking part in the event can contact Keyla Almazan of the Rural Organizing Project via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.