NWCommunities Services

NWCommunities Services

 

For policy leaders

Comprehensive urban planning that includes participation by robust immigrant communities.

 

For public service and education administrators

Engaging immigrant and ethnic minority organizations in local governance

Engaging immigrant and ethnic minority parents in school buildings and education policy

 

For immigrant and ethnic minority inclusion practitioners 

"Equity in Practice" partnership training & consultation

 

For state and federal civil rights litigators

Individual and class action litigation and mediation support

Plaintiff case prep and expert testimony

 

 

 

connect:   nwcommunitiescounsel@icloud.com

              01 (USA PST) 503.984.6310

website search box sits below: 

PUBLICATIONS and CONFERENCE PAPERS

IMMIGRANT AND ETHNIC MINORITY COMMUNITY INTEGRATION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 

 

Columnist

THE ASIAN REPORTERTalking Story in Asian America, 1988-present

THE OREGONIAN, Integrating our Ethnic- and Main-streams, 2008-present

THE SKANNER, From Portland's margins into our Mainstream, 2008-present

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINER, Colonial Subject, 1994-2001; 

OREGON BUSINESS MAGAZINE, Skills for the Pacific Century. 1990-91.

 

 Articles on Integrating Society, Law. and Culture (selected list)

MULTNOMAH LAWYER (July 2005)

CONNECTIONS (National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association. 2000)

OREGON DEFENSE ATTORNEY (Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. 1998)

REFLECTIONS (Oregon Rehabilitation Association. 1997)

TRANSPACIFIC MAGAZINE (1994)

OREGON BUSINESS MAGAZINE (1990)

Above: On our passage of Oregon Refugee Child Act.  OREGON STATE BAR BULLETIN (1986).

 

Conference Papers (selected)

The “Cultural Defense,Theory & Practice (Wisconsin Asian Am Bar Assoc 2007)

Old World Litigants in New World Courts (Annual Wisconsin Judical Conference 2004-2006)

Asian America: the Cost of Maintaining the Model Minority Myth (Portland Diversity Conf. 2004, 2005)   

Law and Culture in Conflict (Oregon State Bar Association, CLE. 2004)

Engaging Latino Communities and Families (National CASA Association Annual Conference. 2002-2005)

Law on the Margins, Saturday in Asian America (Willamette U Symposium on Race, Culture, and Law. 2001) 

Latino and Asian Families, Ethno-cultural Dimensions of High-Conflict Divorce (Marion Co. Courts Symposium. 2000);

The Question of Southeast Asian Masculinity (Oregon Minority Health Conference. 1992) 

Engaging Migrant & Immigrant Communities (Oregon Legal Services Annual Conference. 1989)   

Governor’s Children’s Agenda for The 90s, Findings & Recommendations (Southeast Asian Family Directions Institute. 1986).

 

Broadcast Media 

Commentator 

Marginal, but True. OREGON CONSIDERED, Oregon Public Radio, U Wisc. Public Radio, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, NPR. 1996-2006.  

From Almond Eyes,  RADIOZINE, KBOO Radio. 1995-99.

Associate Producer  

Putting all our "publics" back into Public Transit, RELIGION & ETHICS, produced for WNET (TV) New York. 1998; 

Community Policing in Hmong America, IMAGING AMERICA, produced for WNET (TV) New York. 1996.

Above: On our reconciling agendas of the West's best civil engineers and the spiritual needs of our non-Western communities.