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Alumnus highlights farmworkers’ fight for justice

Members of the United Farm Workers Foundation stand in front of a building at a mask distribution event. The UFW Foundation has been highly involved in activism for farm workers’ rights.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2020

The Multicultural Student Center and Chicanx/Latinx Student Center highlighted the victories of farmworkers who battled for equity in the workforce during Wednesday’s virtual presentation by WSU alumnus...

Farm workers describe struggles during COVID-19

One employee at a cherry orchard said she works at least 12 hours a day from 5 a.m. to 5 or 6 p.m.
ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter June 15, 2020

Every morning, Neida Regis is out of her house by 4:30 a.m., so she can make it to the orchard by 5. She makes sure to grab her face mask, knowing she will not be back until 5 or 6 p.m., the same as every...

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