The Convening will bring together national and state leaders, professionals, alumni, and current students to celebrate 15 years of programming while building networks, collaborating, and creating a vision for the next 15 years.
The convening will feature three focus areas:
The Convening will provide a space for all Juntos states and others interested in this work to build on best practices within Juntos, engage in discussion around educational access barriers and solutions, identify and increase collaborative opportunities between states, create a vision for the growth and sustainability of Juntos.
Optional, Self-led Activities: During our March 24th self-led activity time (2:30-4:00pm), or before/after your time at the convening, please take advantage of some unique additional Oregon activities!
The Juntos National Convening will be held at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Oregon State University's main campus at 725 SW 26th St, Corvallis, OR 97331. Please include any accessibility requests you may have in the registration form, so we may be sure to accommodate. If staying at the hotel, no parking passes are needed. If not, and you would like to purchase a daily pass, visitor passes and parking maps may be procured here.
If staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, you can reach them for questions at: (541) 752-5000. The address is 2500 SW Western Blvd, Corvallis, OR 97333, parking is included, and it is a four-minute walk to the venue.
For those staying at the Marriot in Corvallis, we have arranged a shuttle between the venue and hotel. Pick up will be on the corner of SW Adams and SW 1st Street. Below is the schedule for pick up, drop off will be at the conclusion programming for each day.
If you plan to fly, most people find Portland International Airport (PDX) the most convenient and cost effective option. PDX serves all major airlines (including international flights), offers all major rental car companies on site, and allows app-based ridesharing (e.g. Uber, etc.). PDX is about 96 miles from Corvallis (roughly 1 hour and 38 minutes depending on traffic).
If you are flying from a regional airport, the Eugene Airport (EUG) may be a good option for you. EUG is about 38 miles from Corvallis (roughly 45 minutes depending on traffic). EUG offers ground transportation, all major rental car companies on site, and allows app-based ridesharing.
From Interstate 5: Take exit 228, turn west onto Highway 34. Continue approximately 10 miles. Turn left at the large intersection following signs to Reser Stadium (Hwy 20/Hwy34/Philomath Blvd). Turn right on SW 26th and you have officially arrived on campus!
While our virtual permits are for B and C zones, our virtual permit is also valid for vehicles with a DMV-issued ADA parking placard to park in ADA parking spaces in any zone. When entering the parking garage, there are ADA parking spots to the left of the entrance.
If you are interested in checking out more of the town of Corvallis before or after your campus visit, we'd be happy to recommend local restaurants or shops to check out. Did you know that the city of Corvallis has fareless public transit to navigate the city? Visitors are welcome to use either of these services to make it easier to get to where you're going!
Juntos Afuera, Together Outside, is summer, outdoor programming with the goal of showing Latinx students that the outdoors is an inclusive space where they can learn about and celebrate Latinx identity and culture.
Building a path to college requires planning and support, which is why Open Campus and Juntos are here to guide and support statewide students throughout their education journey. Our team also supports high school, community college students who want to transfer, and current college students.