Essential but Ineligible – Gainesville Sun

Robin Lewy, Antonio Tovar, and Samuel Trickey articulate the struggles and the need for government support to the farmworkers on a quest to get COVID 19 vaccinations to those on the frontlines of our food supply.

Farmworker Awareness Week is March 25-31.  Celebrate it by raising your voice on farmworkers’ behalf.

Ask Gov. DeSantis’ office to make farmworker vaccination a priority without bureaucratic or procedural barriers. Ask Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried to go directly to the federal government for vaccines prioritized for farmworkers. Send the same message to state Sen. Keith Perry and State Rep. Chuck Clemons.

Remember: If you have food, thank a farmworker.

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workers in the field

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