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Hispanic Heritage Month Comes to a Close: Fight for Farmworker Children Continues

Since 1988, Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated annually from September 15 through October 15.  This year’s national theme was “Heritage, Diversity, Integrity and Honor: The Renewed Hope of America.” AFOP’s Children in the Fields Campaign joined in the festivities … Continue reading

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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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