PCUN

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PCUN headquarters in Woodburn, Oregon.

Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (in English, Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United), more commonly known by the acronym PCUN, is the largest Latino union in the state of Oregon. PCUN is located in Woodburn, Oregon. According to the Statesman Journal, the meetings which led to the formation of PCUN were held at Colegio Cesar Chavez, the nation's first fully accredited and independent Latino college.[1] PCUN was founded by Cipriano Ferrel, who graduated from Colegio Cesar Chavez. PCUN has organized the creation of migrant housing and farmworker housing. Cipriano Ferrel worked closely with Cesar Chavez.[2]

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  1. ^ Thelma Guerrero (September 29, 2006). "Short-lived college offers lessons". Statesman Journal.
  2. ^ Farmworkers Housing Development Corporation

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