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Two Different Worlds

By Ivon Garcia, Children in the Fields Campaign Intern, AFOP I remember my mother’s hands moving so fast. I was only four and I could vividly see all the cherry trees that rose above me. During the summers when my … Continue reading

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Proud Voices: Changing Communities One Story At A Time

The Children in the Fields Campaign is hosting our first child labor mini-conference entitled, “Youth Voices in Action: Conversations from America’s Fields” (YVIA) on April 26-27. Our staff are continuously searching for the best ways to share the stories of … Continue reading

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Farmworker Youth and Advocates Discuss Child Labor at Duke University

Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) in conjunction with Duke School of Divinity and other community members are celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week by raising awareness about farmworker issues on campus and in our communities.  The Children in the Fields Campaign … 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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Promoting Partnerships, Helping Farmworkers

On September 12, farmworker families celebrated the completion of Home Ownership and Financial Management classes given by Telamon Corporations’ Housing Counselor Ismelda Rosario Ortega.  Their certificates of completion symbolize a wonderful partnership in serving the migrant and seasonal farmworker families … Continue reading

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