Category: COVID-19

Health and Environmental Justice

In the news: Hispanic and Latino farmworkers at high risk from pesticide use in agriculture

The Guardian quotes a new study authored by the Farmworker Association of Florida and others. In their article “People of color more likely to be …

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Farmworker Awareness week 2022
farmworker awareness week

March 25 – 31 is Farmworker Awareness week

This week we appreciate the essential work of our farmworkers nationwide. FWAF participates with an online campaign, a webinar and free health clinics. FWAF general …

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Alianza Nacional de Campesinas

Making morralitos (small satchels) for pesticide awareness

From January 15 to February 15 2022, the five offices of the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) have been making morralitos (‘little satchels’). The goal …

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FWAF is part of a broad coalition with Earthjustice and other groups
coalition against organophosphates

Joint call to ban nerve agent pesticides

FWAF is part of a broad coalition against the use of organophosphates (OP). Alongside with Earthjustice, 10 health, community, and farmworker groups are petitioning the …

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Everardo Cortez
day of the dead

Celebrating the life of Everardo Cortez

On the Day of the Dead, Mexican and Latin American cultures celebrate life by remembering those who have passed. Today, we celebrate and remember one …

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