03.01.2007

A discussion about the exploitation of farmworkers in the US –The Coalition of Immokalee Workers

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Date/Time: 01/03/2007 12:00 am


The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a grassroots worker organization made up of over 3,000 members largely of Mexican, Guatemalan, and Haitian origin working in the agricultural and other low-wage industries in southwest Florida. The CIW is an award-winning example of grassroots resistance to the harsh labor and living standards immigrant workers face. This presentation is an opportunity for students and community members to learn how they can join in the struggle for labor and human rights for immigrant workers. CELESTE ESCOBAR, an immigrant and grassroots organizer based in Florida, will be in NYC briefly and will make 2 public presentations. ALL ARE WELCOME!
NYU LAW SCHOOL
When: Thursday, March 1st, 2:30-4pm
Where: NYU Law School, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South (ie, W4th), Room 204
What: A discussion about the exploitation of
farmworkers in the US and their struggle to better their
working conditions.
Sponsored by: LALSA, National Lawyers Guild,
Practice, and Fair Food NYC

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