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2019 Khmer Language Classes

2019 Khmer Language Classes Every Saturday (except holidays)  March 2nd  to  June 15, 2019 10:00 am -  Noon 4755 SW Griffith Dr. Beaverton, OR 97005 (in former Beaverton City Hall building) Room 330, 340, & 350)   Enrollment will be accepted at the school in class during the first week  March 2nd, 2019. Call 503-548-3202 for details.   https://sites.google.com/site/cacoregonschool/Home

CACO Camping 2018

Costs and General Admissions for Entire Weekend: • $20 per Person (Children Ages 12 and under Free) • $10 per Car (Parking Fee) ~~~ CASH ONLY ~~~ For over 20 years the Khmer Community has come together to enjoy the outdoors! Come join us again as we camp and enjoy the end of Summer together at Camp Meriwether (Boy Scouts of America), near Tillamook, Oregon from August 24th to August 26th (Friday-Sunday) in our own village here in the Pacific Northwest. • Check in begins at 12PM Noon (Friday August 24th) • First come, first serve on camping sites. Please follow all marked signs when at Camp. Please check in with volunteers ...

CACO awarded 2018 Exemplary Community

https://www.arfoundation.net/awards.html On April 26th, CACO was awarded the Asian Reporter Foundation's 2018 Exemplary Community Volunteer Award. Thank you to those who nominated us and to the community, friends, and family who continue to unite, empower, and preserve our Khmer American heritage for the years and generations to come.  2018's award was shared by two other community organizations with a history of dedicated community service to our local NW region. 2018 Exemplary Community Volunteer Award: Cambodian American Community of Oregon (CACO) Muslim Educational Trust (MET) Philippines Nurses Association of Oregon & Washin...

April 2018 proclaimed Cambodian-American Heritage Month and Memorial for the Cambodian Genocide

April 2018 Proclaimed Cambodian-American Heritage Month and Memorial for the Cambodian Genocide. On behalf of the Cambodian American Community of Oregon, the Board, and Executive Team, we thank Oregon's leadership, Governor Kate Brown, and staff for proclaiming April 2018 a month of celebration and memorial for family and friends of our Khmer community. As we enter the Khmer New Year this week, we as a community must never forget the sacrifices. Happy New Year!      

Cambodian Heritage Month Proclaimed in City of Beaverton

On behalf CACO and the Board of Direcotrs, we thanks Mayor Denny Doyle of the City of Beaverton for the Proclamation declaring April Cambodian-American Heritage Month. Beaverton is one of the largest cities in Oregon, and home to many Cambodian-Americans. Leadership is important, and we thank you Mayor Doyle for standing with our communities. Picture: Mayor Doyle standing with (L) Board Members Chankrisna Chea and Stefan Saing (R).  

In loving memory of Van Mealy Touch 1950-2018

This past week, the Cambodian American community lost one of its founding members, Mr. Van Mealy Touch. Mr. Touch was a survivor of the Killing Fields. He was known for culinary skills and business in French Continental Cuisine and for authoring books on Cambodian history and culture. Mr. Touch is survived by his wife, Ms. Sivheng Ung, a dedicated and resilient CACO Board Member; and son, Mr. David Touch. In loving memory of Van Mealy Touch 1950 – 2018.

Past Governors Proclamations

The CACO mission of uniting, preserving, and empowering our local communities is a commitment to diversity. We are gracious and in gratitude to the support of our local leadership and those who continue to commit the mission of creating an inclusive community in Oregon. These proclamations from the past are a part of this greater vision of an Oregon made for everyone.  

Finding Immigration Legal Services

Immigration legal services can be hard to access and difficult to find in time of need. In order to inform the community, we would like to remind folks that it is important to seek out qualified Immigration Attorneys for any questions regarding legal concerns. From the American Immigration Lawyer's Association - Oregon Chapter: The Department of Justice released a report on hate crime reporting in Oregon. This is a good resource for community members who have been faced with hate crimes and threats. If you know someone who might be in ICE Custody, you can locate them on this site. If you have any questions about immigration, you ...

2018 CACO Khmer Student High School Scholarship

In the upcoming months, High School Seniors will be getting ready to find their paths into the world. Whatever path they choose, we applaud them and support them as a community. For those who plan to go forward with their education - whether it be for a four-year, two-year degree, or certification, this year CACO will offer a scholarship by way of a $500.00 one-time award to those who have demonstrated a commitment to the Cambodian-American community in the United States and come from Cambodian heritage. Student must answer (with max 1000 words) an essay regarding community service and diversity and two short essay questions (each 250 words ...