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Farmworkers in unpredictable situations

Farmworkers in unpredictable situations
In the exposé “Food Chains”, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. There is more interest in food these days than ever, yet there is very little interest in the hands that pick it. Farmworkers, the foundation of our fresh food industry, are routinely abused and robbed of ...

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Taking the fracking fight to big oil

Taking the fracking fight to big oil
camara Rosanna Esparza parks her Prius in a sea of pickups. Across the street a makeshift flagpole has been erected in a truck bed to hoist Old Glory above the palm trees. We’re in Taft, California; a town built on one of the largest oil fields in the country. It’s a fitting place for the local ...
Effective Latino outreach crucial to success of ACA
Effective Latino outreach crucial to success of ACA
camara A briefing held this week by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) addressed the opportunities and challenges that Latinos face nationwide in enrolling in or renewing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). NCLR experts reported that bilingual materials, the availability of ...
Immigrant veterans honored for their choices
By President Barack Obama
Immigrant veterans honored for their choices By President Barack Obama
camara Each of you has traveled a long journey to this moment -- journeys that began in places like Jamaica and Germany, China and Guatemala. And yet somehow -- either because your parents brought you here as children, or because you made the choice yourselves as adults -- you ended up here, in ...
Mile High City celebrates Muertos tradition 
Mile High City celebrates Muertos tradition
camara Denver celebrates Día de los Muertos with family-friendly, spooky fun throughout the city. “Día de los Muertos”, or the “Day of the Dead”, is celebrated around the world and particularly in Mexico, where it is a national holiday. The celebration takes place on October 31, November 1 and November ...
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Don’t forget the people behind the meal
Immigrant farm, food and commercial workers gathered in Lafayette Square across from the White House last week before... camara
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Caregivers represent the best of familia
Often referred to as the backbone of the long-term care system in the U.S., family caregivers provide an annual estimate...
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We are going to defend our rights
History is being made in the tomato fields of Florida. In the past, as women in the fields, we used to face sexual...
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Promoting a culture of impunity
On a November night 25 years ago, six priests — along with their housekeeper and her daughter — were murdered in cold...
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