Tag Archives: Workforce Development

Training for Excellence in Workforce Development

AFOP held its annual Training Day on Friday, February 15th.  It was well attended by nearly 40 National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) grantees, as well as several U.S. Department of Labor representatives.   The event started off with a warm welcome … Continue reading

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2012: A Year of Victories and Challenges

I joined the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs this past September, taking over for retiring executive director David Strauss, who had served as the organization’s leader for the last 11 years.  I was faced with the challenge of learning about … Continue reading

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The Fight for Women’s Equality

As we enter Women’s History Month, it is almost certain that much of the focus will be on how far women have come in securing equal status. While great strides have been made, there is still a long way to … Continue reading

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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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