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‘No more’: Local group uses art to raise awareness on domestic violence for Hispanic community

| Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, California (KBAK/FOX58) — One local organization, Lideres Campesinas, is helping raise awareness about domestic violence in the Hispanic community.
One of the ways they are doing this is by using art to help survivors speak up about their experiences. Organizer Jessica Nunez said talking about domestic violence can be a taboo topic in the Latino community.

Organization working to raise awareness on sexual harassment female farmworkers face

| Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, California — An organization known as ‘Lideres Campesinas’ is trying to bring attention to issues women farmworkers face.
They are farmworkers themselves, who reach out to the community and inform them of their rights. They focus on raising awareness of pesticide abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.