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An immigrant farmer grew produce for restaurants. California floods ruined her crops

| The Guardian

The water came in a rush – tearing through planted rows of cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower before crashing into the tractors and farm equipment. Within hours, much of María Inés Catalán’s 41-acre (17-hectare) organic farm in Hollister, California, had disappeared under several feet of water.

Campaña para concientizar a trabajadoras del campo sobre los abusos sexuales

| Univision

Estas trabajadoras representan un grupo muy susceptible de ser víctima de abusos sexuales, debido a que no denuncian por el temor a perder su empleo.

Proponen facilitar la residencia permanente a trabajadores agrícolas de California

| Univision

Se estima que un 75% de trabajadores agrícolas en California son indocumentados, por lo que una propuesta busca facilitarles el camino a la residencia permanente.

Celebran legado de César Chávez y develan mural en su honor en escuela de Fresno

| Univision

Con música de mariachi y una pequeña celebración se develó un mural en honor al líder campesino César Chávez, la obra fue creada por la artista Andrea Torres junto a alumnos de preparatoria y de la escuela de adultos de Fresno.

Supporting Latino-led nonprofits in California

| Kaiser Permanente

After a gunman killed 7 farmworkers in Half Moon Bay in January, media attention focused on the deplorable living and working conditions of farm workers. While the story made headlines, it was not news to Líderes Campesinas, a California nonprofit network that empowers female farmworker leaders to improve conditions in the fields and in their communities.

Scammers attempting to defraud farmworkers out of COVID-19 relief payments

| KESQ-TV

Authorities and advocates across California are warning against scammers that are attempting to defraud farm workers out of their COVID-19 direct relief payments.

Local organizations like TODEC and other farmworker organizations are providing $600 payments as a part of the federal government’s attempts to provide relief to those affected by the pandemic through the Farm and Food Workers Relief Grant program.