On March 15, 2017, California's Office of Migrant Services announced drastic changes to farmworker housing policies in San Joaquin County, changes that if implemented, will greatly impede children's chances of success in school.
Children across the San Joaquin Delta stand to lose up to six months of school due to recent changes announced by the Office of Migrant Services (OMS).
Call OMS today and ask that they protect young people's right to an education.
Office of Migrant Services Program Director, Enrique Muñoz
Here is a video created by Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz that address this issue, please share widely.
Center for Farmworker families founder, Dr. Ann Lopez speaks, in this new video, to the details of a small victory and what Center for Farmworker Families will be pushing for in 2018 to get rid of the 50-mile regulation, which is a violation of basic human rights and dignity.
Fight Systematic Injustice in CA: Change the 50-Mile Regulation send a message to Governor Jerry Brown and Ben Metcalf, Director of CA Department of Housing & Community and tell them to protect children and change the 50-mile regulation.
Children across the San Joaquin Delta stand to lose up to six months of school due to recent changes announced by the Office of Migrant Services (OMS). Call OMS today and ask that they protect young people's right to an education.
Dr. Ann Lopez reflects on 2016, the origins of Center for Farmworker Families, and our direction in 2017
This video, featuring Dr. Ann Lopez, is about the California Department of Housing and Development's 50 Mile Rule, one of the many arbitrary and oppressive regulations affecting our state's agricultural workers and their children's education.