Women Farmworkers

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Film Documents Lives of Female Farmworkers

From CatholicCourier.com,Jennifer Burke, Catholic Courier, 18 Nov 2011. PITTSFORD, NY — In 2000, filmmaker Nancy Ghertner realized that although she’d lived in Sodus for 30 years, there was an entire segment of her town’s population that she knew almost nothing about. Nestled near Lake Ontario in Wayne County, the rural community of Sodus is home … Continue reading

Ramirez Targets Immigrants’ Plight

From TheDartmouth.com, Sophia Johnston, 28 Oct 2011. Monica Ramirez, director of the Immigrant Women’s Initiative at the Southern Poverty Law Center, shared stories of 150 women who were made victims of sexual exploitation while trying to earn enough money to feed their families in a Thursday afternoon lecture in the Rockefeller Center. Ramirez interviewed the … Continue reading

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