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The Apopka Farmworkers Clinic had paused, reduced capacity, and transitioned services to virtual care due to concerns about COVID-19 transmission. more
As eaters, we can work to make sure the food we buy isn’t exploiting farmworkers. How? By supporting farmworker-led food programs, campaigns and opportunities, as shared here. more
In cities around America, thousands of construction companies, restaurants, and other businesses are bracing for "A Day Without Immigrants," a combination boycott/strike that highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S. business and culture. more
According to reports, approximately 100 migrant workers were dropped off at the Extended Stay Hotel in Maitland. Despite their legal status, protesters gathered outside the hotel... more
Lauded as heroes but often not treated as such, nurses, first responders, teachers, farmworkers, commercial drivers, and other essential workers shouldered the load to keep goods, food, health care, and education available through both the pandemic and tense political times. more
The Farmworker's Association of Florida in Apopka is fighting for a ban on pesticides that cause leaning disabilities in children. They triumphed in part just this year, but much more is needed. more
Last weekend, Hope CommUnity Center kicked off their 50 Years of Hope celebration with a Community Cook Out at their South Apopka location. Over 400 friends and supporters celebrated. more
"With so many Haitian farmworkers in our own Apopka community, we are called upon to act." From the Farmworkers Association of Florida - Apopka In response to the humanitarian crisis on the … more
From The Farmworker Association of Florida The Apopka-based Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) released a statement of support for the recent decision by President Joe Biden's Administration … more
Union of Concerned Scientists cites hazards to health and economy By Lara Cassels, Florida Phoenix As with Hurricane Michael in October 2018 and Hurricane Ida last week, climate change is stoking … more
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