Posts Tagged as "Farmworkers"

Lessons From A Box Of Raisins

Apr. 7, 2015 / By
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"I believe that teenagers should experience working in the fields. This job definitely has a lot to teach."

Farmworker Advocates Give Cesar Chavez Film a Thumbs Up

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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By Daniel Jimenez and Alfredo Camacho / South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A day before the release of Cesar Chavez, the film, on March 27, farmworker advocates, children and elders gathered at Maya Cinemas in Bakersfield to watch the film alongside members of the Chavez family...

Joaquín Magón: Remembering César

Apr. 1, 2012 / By
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The Diary of Joaquín Magón Entry 11: Remembering César

I never met César. The opportunity to shake his hand or hear him speak in person is not one that I had...

United Farm Workers Turns 50, Launches Interactive Site

Mar. 18, 2012 / By
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By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: March 14, 2012

You have the unique chance to help capture history–yours!..

Eye-Witness to the Cruel Conditions in Tobacco Farm Labor Camps

Oct. 28, 2011 / By
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Brenda Loya in AFL-CIO Media Affairs sends us this from North Carolina, where she is on a fact-finding trip to witness the brutal conditions endured by tobacco workers...

Students, Teachers Push to Halt Methyl Iodide Use in California Farms

Oct. 22, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Li Miao Lovett, Posted: Sep 28, 2011

Sal Lua remembers the reactions he and his fellow Brown Berets encountered when they first spoke out against methyl iodide at the Watsonville City Council meeting last December...