Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dates Matter

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving dinner, I ask that you take a moment to reflect on how the food got to your table. Our country’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers are responsible for much of the wonderful bounty you will … Continue reading

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YouthSpeak 2011: A Forum of Young Minds

By Emily Drakage, Children in the Fields Campaign North Carolina Regional Coordinator, AFOP Farmworker youth council Poder Juvenil Campesino (Rural Youth Power) is organizing and leading a community forum on problems they face in the community and proposing collaborative solutions … Continue reading

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Who Deserves Access to Health Care?

In honor of Rural Health Day we want to recognize that millions of farmworkers live every day without health insurance and/or access to even the most basic health care. Imagine traveling hundreds of miles from your home every season. With … Continue reading

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Día de los Muertos

November 2 marks the Mexican holiday known as Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” when families traditionally gather to honor those who have gone before. On November 1, members of the North Carolina Farmworker Advocacy Network (FAN) … Continue reading

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