Category: Farmworker Series
FPR:: Farmworkers & Tobacco with Lariza Garzon and Justin Flores
Watch this music video about a farmworker that died in the tobacco fields.
FPR:: Pesticides in the Fields
Lariza Garcon puts together another compelling show in our Farmworkers Series.
Linda Lee, Former Apopka Farm Worker
Jeannie Economos, Farm Worker Association of Florida (www.floridafarmworkers.org)
Lariza Garzon, National Farm Worker Ministry (www.nfwm.org)
For more information about pesticides visit: www. panna.org
To sign a petition asking the EPA to ban Cholrpyrifos: http://action.panna.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=2268
To Learn more about Lake Apopka Farm Workers http://www.politicsoftheplate.com/?p=495
To get involved: http://www.nfwm-yaya.org
FPR:: Farmworker Immigration Issues
Lariza Garzon of the YaYa group returns with Ana Laura Bolanos, President of Alliance of Active Women to discuss the issues surrounding immigration and farm workers in this fourth installment of our Farmworker Series. Undocumented high school students call in to share their personal stories that are not often heard. Learn about the Dream Act the students talk about here: http://www.dreamactivist.org/
FPR:: Farmworker Awareness Week
Lariza Garzon of the YaYa group returns with farmworker rights veteran Bert Perry of the National Farm Workers Ministry to discuss the history of the movement in Florida, giving us an excellent overview of Cesar Chavez‘ inspirational advocacy in the Sunshine State. Antonio gives us all ways we can be part of the solution, including the Farmworker Freedom March going on now.