Farmworker Activists’ Legacies

Farmworker Activists’ Legacies

Cesar Chavez snd Dolores Huerta, Salinas, California. Photo: Victor Alemán.   The legacy of farmworkers advocates like Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta is everlasting and can be felt today as we continue to advance their work for the betterment of farmworker life....
The H-2A Visa Program

The H-2A Visa Program

Agricultural Guest Worker Visas North Carolina’s economy relies on the agricultural industry (read more from last week’s blog) and with the lack of domestic workers, the H-2A visa program has become an integral part of the agricultural industry across the United...
The Importance and Risks of being a Farmworker in North Carolina

The Importance and Risks of being a Farmworker in North Carolina

We’ve all been to grocery stores and bought our favorite fruits and vegetables, and most of the time it was with little thought – we just grabbed and went on about with our days. However, we should start paying more attention to our fresh produce, where it came from,...
Vacunas contra el COVID-19: Un regreso a la normalidad

Vacunas contra el COVID-19: Un regreso a la normalidad

Photo by: wcu.edu   Introducción El Programa de Salud para Trabajadores Agrícolas de Vecinos ha ayudado en los esfuerzos para garantizar que la comunidad latina y los trabajadores agrícolas en los siete condados occidentales de Carolina del Norte tengan los...
Vacunas contra el COVID-19: Un regreso a la normalidad

COVID-19 Vaccines: A Way Back to Normalcy

Photo: wcu.edu   Introduction Vecinos Farmworker Health Program has aided efforts in ensuring the Latino and farmworker community in the seven western counties of North Carolina have the resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including access to vaccines. ...