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News Release
Warren Binford, image from Willamette University
Warren Binford, image from Willamette University
Western Oregon University hosts internationally known children's rights expert tonight (Photo) - 10/23/19


WHAT: Internationally recognized children's rights speaker and law professor, Warren Binford from Willamette University, will speak about "Four Days at the Clint Border Patrol Facility." Binford will discuss what she and her monitoring team found when they walked into the Clint detention facility outside of El Paso, Texas in June of this year.  She has said that the team soon recognized that hundreds of children were being warehoused by the US Government in a state of filth, hunger, sickness and sadness.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Western Oregon University; Werner University Center's Willamette Room; 345 Monmouth Ave. N., Monmouth, OR 97361. The building is located at the corner of Monmouth Ave. and Church St.

WHO: Warren Binford, professor of law and director of the Clinical Law Program at Willamette University. The event is co-sponsored by Western Oregon University's Model United Nations organization, Willamette University, and the Salem chapter of the United Nations Association.

CONTACTS: Mary Pettenger at 503-838-8301 or Bill Hayden at 503-364-1193