Author Archives: Meriel Shire, AFOP's Program Associate

About Meriel Shire, AFOP's Program Associate

Meriel Shire is the Program Associate at AFOP. She works closely with the Executive Director and Finance Manager, managing the needs of AFOP’s office and staff, as well as the Board of Directors. Meriel is also responsible for the planning of AFOP’s annual National Conference and Board Meeting. Prior to joining AFOP in 2010, she was the Marketing and Development Associate at the Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan, CT. She holds a B.A. in Social Sciences and Film from Bard College.

La Cosecha/The Harvest Illuminates the Dangers of Child labor in Agriculture at Special Screening on Capitol Hill

The voices of America’s farmworker children rang out across Capitol Hill last week at a film screening I attended hosted by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of California. The event featured a selection of scenes from La Cosecha/The Harvest, the latest documentary … Continue reading

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