RUYC Schedule and Workshop List

Here is the general schedule for this years RUYC! Included is also the Workshop List and their locations.

RUYC Needs Volunteers!

Our 13th Annual Raza Unida Youth Conference is taking place Friday, May 5th 2017, and we are searching for volunteers to help out during the all day event. The conference lasts from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. If you have the time, it would be an amazing opportunity for you to participate in our biggest event of the year. 

Click here to fill out our volunteer form!

Interested in helping with the finishing details of RUYC?

Our Raza Unida Youth Conference is two weeks away and we need your help! Join the planning committee and coordinators Mondays from 12:30-2pm in the Cafe inside Lilli’s complex for the RUYC planning meeting!

Join us for our first meeting of Spring!

This Wednesday March 30th, we will be hosting our Spring open house at 6pm @ Earl Lounge! Join us and learn about what we are all about!

RUYC Friday April 8th!

University of Oregon MEChA, would like to announce that we will be hosting our 12th annual Raza Unida Youth Conference (RUYC) on Friday, the 8th of April, 2016 at the University of Oregon. RUYC is an all day event where we invite local Latino/a high school students participate in a day filled with Keynotes, workshops, political action, and relationship building. In past years we have hosted just over 500 students, and the multitude of workshops available made the conference an even greater success. This year we hope to continue to provide students with memorable conference that will change their lives and empower them as students of color.
UO MEChA cannot do this on our own and we need people like you to help make this event a success. If you choose to participate as a workshop presenter, please let us know as soon as possible so we can make the necessary preparations. Multiple workshops are also welcomed and encouraged
If you are interested in being a workshop presenter you can find the link below. Gracias!!


Join us Wednesday, January 6th at the Many Nations Longhouse at 6pm for a joint meeting with NASU (Native American Student Union,) to kick off Winter term!DSCN0040



Weaving New Beginnings is an initiative created by the ASUO, Student Life (formally knowns as Student Affairs),and the Race Task Force, in collaboration with dozens of other departments, to bring faculty and staff of color together with students of color in hopes of promoting networking, education, and mentoring opportunities. Weaving New Beginnings has proven to be a vital tool in the retention of students, staff, and faculty of these communities.

The 21stAnnual Weaving New Beginnings will take place on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the Erb Memorial Union Ballroom from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Families welcome, Childcare is available please contact

This event remains an important endeavor to welcome all members of the community. We invite you to attend the event and be a part of the process to connect and network with each of the new students, to help showcase the support and resources offered here at the University of Oregon.

Together we can create an inclusive and welcoming community for all, and hope you will join us for an evening of networking, food and entertainment. There is no cost to attend. For more information, please email Multiculturaledu@uoregon.edu12003163_10207906864372608_610570070029361464_n

51st MEChA/Mujeres Graduation

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The MEChA Website is officially open!




The UO MEChA Page Will Be Up And Running After Spring Break!!



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