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Protecting the Hard Working Hands

Farmworkers  are some of the most forgotten and unacknowledged workers in the United States. The general public has little knowledge of the many challenges agriculture workers face on a daily basis: extremely limited access to health care; poverty incomes; exposure … Continue reading

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SAFE AmeriCorps End of Service

Last week, 16 of AFOP’s SAFE AmeriCorps members from around the country came together to celebrate their End of Service Ceremony in Washington, D.C.  The day started with an exciting professional development training conducted by Nelson Diaz, an Employment Market … Continue reading

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Remember Farmworkers When Considering Organic Versus Non-Organic

Co-Authored by Valentina Stackl, Health & Safety Program Associate, AFOP It is often forgotten that every piece of fruit and vegetable found at the supermarket was painstakingly picked by a man, woman, or child. Last week, these individuals – our … Continue reading

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